WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 5 -- Thermo Electron Corp., a Waltham-based supplier of laboratory instruments and services, announced it has acquired Laboratory Management Systems Inc. (LMSi), of New Castle, Del., a supplier of regulatory instrument and consulting services to the pharmaceutical and related industries. LMSi specializes in performing instrument and computer systems validation, metrology and certification and associated consulting services. The company has developed a broad portfolio of analytical instrument validation protocols and operating procedures that enable laboratories to comply with US Food and Drug Administration requirements.
"This acquisition is an important step in our strategy to offer customers comprehensive laboratory solutions that include full product support, for almost any instrument, anywhere," said Marijn E. Dekkers, president and CEO of Thermo Electron. "Adding LMSi's regulatory and compliance expertise to our global laboratory service network will allow us to be a regulatory validation and consulting partner to customers who face increasing productivity, quality and regulatory challenges."
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