As of 9 February 2018, Anton Paar, the world leader in high-tech measuring instruments in density, concentration, or dissolved CO2, has acquired Quantachrome Instruments. The US-based company adds know-how in the analysis of particle surfaces, porosity, and density of solids to the portfolio of more than 150 analytical solutions manufactured by Anton Paar.
Quantachrome and Anton Paar finished the purchasing process on 9 February at the Quantachrome headquarters in Boynton Beach, Florida. The companies agreed not to disclose the purchase price. Under the umbrella of the Anton Paar Group, the company will continue operations in Boynton Beach. Georg Cortolezis-Supp, executive director production & purchasing at Anton Paar, will manage the new subsidiary which is the seventh producing company within the Anton Paar Group.
In line with the strategy of Anton Paar, the company is currently planning a modernization and expansion of the plant. The former president Scott Lowell and CFO Lauren Spector will provide support in the transitional period.