24-Mar-2010 - Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Completes Acquisition of STARLIMS Technologies

Abbott announced that it has completed its $123 million acquisition of STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. The acquisition provides Abbott with products and expertise to build its position in laboratory informatics

"STARLIMS gives us access to innovative technologies and technical expertise for our long-term strategy in laboratory informatics," said Edward L. Michael, executive vice president, diagnostics products, Abbott. "The acquisition enables us to provide a common informatics framework across all of our diagnostics businesses and, equally important, will help accelerate STARLIMS's growth strategy in the non-diagnostics market segments it currently serves."

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