PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Nov. 22)—Rheometric Scientific Inc. has acquired Charlottesville, Va.-based Protein Solutions Inc. and its British affiliate Protein Solutions Ltd. The deal, made for undisclosed cash and shares of Rheometric common stock, grants Rheometric ownership of a world leader in the marketing and manufacture of Dynamic Laser Light Scattering instrumentation, software and services. The PSI technology is used in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and government research to bolster understanding of the stability and conformation of purified biomolecules, Rheometric said. "The acquisition of PSI extends our physical properties measurement capability beyond rheology, viscosity and thermal analysis into the life sciences instrumentation areas of particle sizing and biomolecular characterization which address substantial, complementary market segments," said Robert Castello, Rheometric chairman and CEO.
Rheometric acquires Protein Solutions
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