Distribution agreement for laboratory chemicals

Covidien has announced that its Mallinckrodt Baker business unit has entered into a multi-year agreement with global laboratory supply company, VWR International to distribute Mallinckrodt Baker?s J.T.Baker brand products in Eastern and Central Europe.

Covidien has announced that its Mallinckrodt Baker business unit has entered into a multi-year agreement with global laboratory supply company, VWR International to distribute Mallinckrodt Baker’s J.T.Baker brand products in Eastern and Central Europe.

The company offers products ranging from solid-phase extraction materials for chromatography to liquid chromatography solvents and traditional laboratory chemicals such as salts, acids and buffers.

“Combining Mallinckrodt Baker’s strong product offering with VWR’s distribution base and existing infrastructure in Europe allows both companies to enhance their presence in this key region,” said Peter Krabbenborg, analytical business manager, Mallinckrodt Baker Europe. “We anticipate strong growth and development in pharmaceuticals and research biochemicals in many Eastern and Central European countries over the next several years, and we’re excited about the synergies that will be gained from our new agreement with VWR and the opportunity to better serve the needs of this rapidly growing market.”

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