AnalytiChem expands its Life Science presence with the acquisition of cleanroom microbiology solutions expert Cherwell Laboratories Ltd.

- Analytichem

AnalytiChem acquires the cleanroom microbiology solutions expert Cherwell Laboratories Ltd

Eschborn - Germany, January 5, 2024 - AnalytiChem Holding GmbH today has announced the acquisition of Cherwell Laboratories Ltd (Cherwell) a leading provider of cleanroom microbiology solutions for effective management of controlled environments and processes.

Founded in 1971, Cherwell serves customers in the UK and several other countries with mission critical products in pharmaceutical and industries of similar ultra-high cleanliness requirements. Located in Bicester (Oxford), UK, its manufactured products and services help Cherwell’s clients ensure their aseptic areas are fit for purpose by providing quality assured prepared culture media and environmental monitoring products.  

Andy Whittard, Managing Director of Cherwell stated: “AnalytiChem shares our vision for growth, philosophy, culture, market approach and guarantees the continuity of Cherwell as a provider of ultra-high-quality products and services in the interest of our customers. Within the AnalytiChem group, Cherwell will be able to leverage the cooperation opportunities especially with our new sister company Biotrading, which offers a full suite of own manufactured custom culture media products for many applications, next to our laser focused offering of environmental and process monitoring products to the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector.  Together with the great team at Cherwell we look forward taking the next exciting step in the development of the company as part of Analytichem.”

“As AnalytiChem we are focused on highest quality capabilities for the benefit of our customer base, something Cherwell clearly demonstrates with its focused portfolio manufactured in Bicester and services provided remote as well as on-site. With the addition of Cherwell, our group can offer an even broader, while specialized portfolio across the geographies and industries we are active in.” said Raoul Biskupek, CEO of AnalytiChem. “This complementary offering opens exciting growth opportunities for our subsidiaries in the adjacent countries and our strong distribution partners network.”


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