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Corning acquires Mediatech


Corning, NY – Corning says it has completed the acquisition of Mediatech, a Virginia-based life sciences company, including its subsidiary, KD Medical. Now a wholly owned subsidiary of Corning, Mediatech will be integrated into Corning’s Life Sciences segment. The terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.

Mediatech develops, manufactures and sells cell culture media and molecular biology reagents related to tissue and cell culture applications. Products include Cellgro® brand culture media, basal salt solutions, antibiotics, sera, specialty media and flexible packaging systems.

“By providing customers worldwide with greater access to Mediatech’s Cellgro product portfolio, this acquisition supports Corning’s ongoing commitment to supply its customers with a comprehensive line of laboratory research tools,” said Richard Eglen, general manager, Corning Life Sciences.