06/20/2008

German Healthcare Export Group e.V. (GHE e.V.)

Leica Microsystems Strengthens its Position in the Neurosciences

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WETZLAR. With the purchase of the US company Coretech Holdings LLC, which is based in St. Louis, Missouri, Leica Microsystems was able to significantly extend its product range in the neurosciences and thus to strengthen its position in this market.

Coretech Holdings comprises of different companies, amongst them also myNeuroLab.com, which develops and manufactures a large selection of neuroscientific instruments. In the future, Leica Microsystems will be in the position to provide its customers with a wide range of stereotaxic instruments and perfusion systems, as well as electronic systems especially developed for the field of electrophysiology, such as amplifiers.

Through the purchase of Coretech Holdings, the Wetzlar-based company has also extended its product portfolio for Histopathology and further developed its leading position in this area.