Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Sartorius, an international partner of the biopharmaceutical industry and research laboratories, acquired through its subgroup Sartorius Stedim Biotech the company MKS Instruments (Umetrics) based in Malmö, Sweden. Umetrics is a specialist in data analytics software for modeling and optimizing biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing processes. Umetrics has already been cooperating with Sartorius for around five years and, in 2017, plans to generate full-year sales revenue of around U.S. $15 million and a significant double-digit operating profit margin. Sartorius purchased the company for U.S. $72.5 million from the U.S. MKS Instruments Group.