Metrohm and Foss Form Distribution Partnership

By Chemical Processing staff

Feb 25, 2013

Metrohm will become the sole global distributor of FOSS NIR instruments for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and environmental sectors. The move will allow Metrohm to extend its product offering beyond the company’s traditional focus on solutions for wet-chemistry analytical techniques, Metrohm CEO  Christoph Fässler said.

FOSS will continue its R&D program within NIR technology and manufacturing for both companies. The partnership allows FOSS to focus its NIR business on the food and agricultural industries, the company said.

Under the deal, FOSS NIRSystems Inc., based in Laurel, Md., will become a division of Metrohm USA. The division will called Metrohm NIRSystems.

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