Sybron to acquire Remel:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Dental specialist Sybron International is to acquire Remel, a manufacturer and distributor of disposable diagnostic products for microbiology laboratories. Remel, which is based in Lenexa, Kansas, had sales of $60 million in 1996. Its products include prepared culture media, stains, reagents, antimicrobal/susceptibility tests, rapid assay test kits, quality control organisms and other disposable microbiology products. The transaction is expected to be completed at the end of April.