Nova analytics buys Secomam.
Woburn, MA 3/1/05 -- Nova Analytics, a provider of water analysis
instrumentation, has reached an agreement to acquire French UV-Vis
spectrophotometer company SECOMAM. The transaction is expected to close
this month. This is Nova Analytics' first acquisition since the
company's three acquisitions in 2003 (see IBO 6/30/03, 4/15/03,
9/15/03). Nova Analytics plans to utilize Secomam's UV/VIS
technology for its water analysis business as well as to expand into new
market areas, according to Tom Paquette, senior vice president of
Marketing and Sales for Nova Analytics. It will continue to offer all of
Secomam's current products and Secomam's operations will
remain in France.