Corning has announced that it has acquired Axygen BioScience and its subsidiaries from American Capital for approximately $400m in cash
Headquartered in Union City, California, Axygen is a manufacturer and distributor of plastic consumable labware, liquid handling products, and bench-top laboratory equipment. The company has operations in the US, France, Poland and China. Axygen will be integrated into Corning’s Life Sciences segment. Axygen's consumable products include pipettes, pipette tips, and high-throughput screening products, and its lab equipment including centrifuges, pipette controllers, and incubators.