Malvern, UK – Analytical instrument maker Malvern Instruments says it has acquired Spectral Dimensions, a privately held company producing near infrared (NIR) chemical imaging instrumentation and software. The chemical imaging development and applications teams will continue to operate from the former Spectral Dimensions facility in Maryland. Financial terms were not disclosed.
“Spectral Dimensions leads the field in chemical imaging technology,” commented Paul Walker, managing director of Malvern Instruments. “The company has a strong team with a wealth of scientific and technical expertise, and has developed a suite of chemical imaging solutions. Its established customer base is primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. Here its systems are making a significant contribution to improving formulation and manufacturing processes, supporting manufacturers in achieving the goals set out as part of the FDA’s PAT initiative.”