Hoboken-based John Wiley and Sons Inc. on Thursday said it acquired Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.’s Informatics products.
Wiley said the deal adds “expertise, content, and powerful software” to its Science Solutions segment. Terms of the agreement are not disclosed.
“Laboratory-generated data is at the heart of all research. We welcome these new spectroscopy products and services that will help enhance the Wiley Science Solutions portfolio,” said Judy Verses, executive vice president, Wiley Research. “These software and spectral libraries are invaluable interpretation tools for researchers who are making an impact in laboratories ranging from environmental to pharmaceutical, and from aerospace to toxicology.”
The acquisition includes Bio-Rad’s spectroscopy software and spectral databases and its KnowItAll desktop spectroscopy data system (SDS), server SDS, web-server SDS and ChemWindow chemical structure drawing software. The programs poise Wiley to enhance its support in areas of research data interpretation especially taking place in government, university and commercial labs around the world.