VWR International, LLC Acquires LABRepCo Inc.

Jun 04, 2014, 09:05 ET from VWR International, LLC

RADNOR, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global solutions provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services announced today that it has acquired LABRepCo Inc., a highly consultative distributor of laboratory equipment to the eastern United States. Headquartered in Horsham, PA, LABRepCo has been committed to exceeding the expectations of the scientific community for 35 years.

LABRepCo specializes in laboratory equipment supply and is a key partner in new lab builds and renovations through consultative relationships with lab managers, architects and general contractors. Its product portfolio and technical expertise will enhance VWR's ability to provide a total lab solution meeting new laboratory and laboratory refurbishment needs when combined with VWR's existing lab furniture services and extensive product portfolio.

"Like VWR, LABRepCo believes that its people are what differentiate them in the industry," stated Mark McLoughlin, SVP and President for VWR's U.S. Lab Business. "The expertise of LABRepCo's associates will provide our customers with access to an expanded knowledge base, ultimately improving the customer experience."

Financial details of this acquisition remain confidential.

About VWR International, LLC

VWR International, LLC, headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a global solutions provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services with worldwide sales in excess of $4.1 billion in 2013. VWR enables the advancement of the world's most critical research by providing product and service solutions to laboratories and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental and healthcare industries. With over 160 years of industry experience, VWR offers a well-established network that reaches thousands of specialized labs and facilities spanning the globe. VWR has over 8,000 associates around the world working to streamline the way scientists, researchers, medical professionals and engineers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific stock and maintain their facilities. In addition, VWR further supports its customers by providing onsite services, storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration and technical services.

For more information on VWR, visit www.vwr.com.

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