NEWARK, Del. (April 12) — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has acquired Amesil Inc. from Ames Rubber Corp. for an undisclosed amount to expand its biopharmaceutical product base.
The deal "results in an immediate and impressive expanded product offering for our customers," said Greg Tronto, business leader for Gore PharmBIO products. "It will also fuel ongoing development of innovative new products and applications."
Amesil is a producer of non-reactive fluid transport, containment and sampling solutions to the pharmaceutical and bioprocess markets. It employs 56 at its Oak Ridge, N.J., manufacturing facility.
Gore plans to retain Amesil´s work force and has no plans to close the plant. The company is in the process of finalizing long-term integration plans.