Vleuten, Netherlands – The Verder Group have acquired Carbolite Limited, a prominent manufacturer of laboratory and industrial furnaces. The German-Dutch family-owned technology group has added Carbolite to their Laboratory Division. Located in the East Midlands of the UK, Carbolite product range includes laboratory furnaces (Ashing/Burn Off Furnaces) and special industrial furnaces for precious metals or ceramics. “The excellent market position of Carbolite in the laboratory segment, the high quality standards and the growth potential make Carbolite a very exciting addition to our existing companies”, explains Andries Verder, CEO of the Verder Group. “We firmly believe that the extensive network of Retsch, Eltra and Endecotts will be a large asset for Carbolite.” The German-Dutch technology group Verder includes Retsch GmbH which is a manufacturer of sample preparation equipment and Retsch Technology GmbH, that is a solution provider for particle characterization, among others. The company also announced that the Carbolite management will remain with the company.
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