PerkinElmer Former IDS Unit Now Excelitas Technologies Corp.
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 6, 2010 — The former Illumination and Detection Solutions (IDS) business of PerkinElmer was formally relaunched as Excelitas Technologies Corp.
With manufacturing operations in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, the newly named company is now owned by private equity firm Veritas Capital. It will continue to support original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and aftermarket customers across a range of specialty markets, including medical, analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, industrial, safety and security, and aerospace and defense.
“We are proud to be launching Excelitas Technologies and under the new ownership of Veritas Capital, we anticipate even stronger support for the innovation and growth initiatives that are envisioned to accelerate value creation for all of our stakeholders,” said David Nislick, CEO.
Excelitas Technologies is focused on delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet the illumination, detection and other high-performance technology needs of OEM customers.
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