Leica Boosts Growth with a Local Presence in India
WETZLAR, Germany, Nov. 14, 2011 — Leica Microsystems, a provider of microscopy systems and histology solutions, acquired the microscopy and histopathology business of Labindia Instruments Pvt. Ltd., which has distributed Leica’s products in India for more than 20 years.
The acquisition supports Leica Microsystems’ strategy to expand its operations in India.
More than 130 associates from Labindia transferred to Leica Microsystems to sustain continuity for existing customers.
“Leica Microsystems’ expansion of its commercial operations in India creates extended opportunities for interaction, collaboration and innovation to benefit all of our customers in the life sciences, industrial laboratories and hospitals for both diagnostics and surgery,” said Arnd Kaldowski, president of Leica Microsystems.
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