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Sigma-Aldrich Buys Latin American Specialty Chemicals Firm

5:57 AM MDT | May 24, 2011 | Kerri Walsh

 Sigma-Aldrich has acquired Vetec Quimica Fina (Xerem, Brazil) to broaden its distribution channel in  Latin America. Vetec provides technical qualification, purification, and packaging of high-quality chemicals to the laboratory and manufacturing market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Vetec supplies high-quality specialty chemicals for the academic and industrial markets and provides products that support R&D and manufacturing.  "The acquisition of Vetec Quimica is part of Sigma-Aldrich's strategy to continue...

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