Rigaku Corporation, a leading manufacturer of X-ray analysis equipment, has acquired all issued shares of MILabs B.V. on August 2, 2021, as part of their full-scale effort to enter the life sciences business.

Through this acquisition, Rigaku will expand its life sciences modality business globally by combining MILabs’ multi-modality businesses, including PET (Positron Emission Tomography), SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography), Optical Imaging, and CT (Computed Tomography) equipment for animals, with Rigaku’s original X-ray imaging business for animals.

Press release by Rigaku Corporation Ltd.

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