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Kendro Laboratory Products acquires Data Centric Automation

Asheville, NC – March 22, 2004 – Kendro Laboratory Products says it has expanded its operations in the life science market with the acquisition of Data Centric Automation (DCA). Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, DCA designs, manufactures and markets automated protein crystallization systems for drug discovery.

"The acquisition of Data Centric Automation provides Kendro with significantly greater capability in laboratory automation for drug discovery," says Dennis M Pope, president of Kendro. "With DCA on board, we can better address the software, automation and development requirements of our customers and integration partners in the academic, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors."