Leica Acquires Labindia Unit
Leica Micro-systems of Wetzlar, Germany, a provider of microscopy systems and histology solutions, has purchased the microscopy and histopathology business of Labindia Instruments Pvt. Ltd., a Delhi, India-based company that has distributed Leica’s products in that country for more than 20 years. The acquisition supports Leica Micro-systems’ strategy to expand its operations in India. More than 130 employees from Labindia transferred to Leica, which said that the expansion creates more opportunities for interaction, collaboration and innovation for its customers in the life sciences, industrial laboratories and hospitals for both diagnostics and surgery.