PerkinElmer Acquires Shanghai Spectrum Instruments

Jun 08, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors

PerkinElmer (Waltham, Massachusetts), a provider of diagnostics, analytical solutions, and analytical instruments, has acquired Shanghai Spectrum Instruments Company (SSI) (Shanghai, China). SSI is a manufacturer of analytical instruments in China. The company provides analytical solutions and services to a range of research, academic, government, pharmaceutical, industrial, life sciences, and chemical analysis laboratories. Its portfolio includes photoelectric colorimeters, UV-vis spectrophotometers, atomic absorption spectrophotometers, and accessories.

Jim Corbett, an executive vice president and president at PerkinElmer said his company is committed to expanding its investment and manufacturing footprint in China. “This acquisition helps us build upon our China presence through SSI’s strong, localized market position,” he said. He added that the acquisition will will enable PerkinElmer to reach a wider customer base throughout China and other emerging market regions.

SSI has customers in 10 countries, along with a supply chain and dealer network in China. 

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