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Calibre Scientific Acquires Blood Grouping Reagent Manufacturer Lorne Laboratories

NEW YORK ─ Los Angeles-based Calibre Scientific on Monday announced the acquisition of Lorne Laboratories for an undisclosed amount.

Berkshire, UK-based Lorne Labs is a specialty manufacturer of blood grouping reagents and diagnostic test kits for medical procedures, and a distributor of laboratory equipment, enzymes, and biochemicals to supplement its main product lines. It provides services to governments, blood transfusion professionals, and hospital laboratories.

Calibre is a provider of life science reagents, tools, instruments, and consumables for lab research, diagnostic, industrial, and biopharmaceutical applications.

"With the addition of Lorne, we will bolster our diagnostics division and expand our expertise," Calibre CEO Ben Travis said in a statement.