Spellman Announces Acquisition of K&S Röntgenwerk Bochum
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 – Hauppauge New York – Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of high voltage power conversion products, announced today that it has acquired K&S Röntgenwerk Bochum, a premier provider of x-ray generators for medical diagnostic x-ray applications, based in Bochum, Germany.
K&S designs, produces and markets diagnostic medical x-ray generators and subsystems for the general medical x-ray market. Their product line consists of 40, 50, 65 and 80kW high frequency generators capable of routine radiographic and fluoroscopic applications, as well as digital radiography and will continue to be marketed under the K&S brand. K&S generators are modular, high quality and compatible with many of the x-ray tubes and digital x-ray detectors on the market today.
Under the terms of the deal, Spellman will acquire 100% of K&S stock and the company will operate under the name: Spellman High Voltage GmbH. The operation in Bochum will continue as before and remain under the direction of Mr. Gerhard Marks as Managing Director. Spellman will augment the Bochum operation with its global supply chain, engineering capabilities, and worldwide sales force.
Dr. Loren Skeist, President and CEO of Spellman stated, "Spellman is excited about adding the radiography and fluoroscopy products of K&S to our line of CT, Mammography and Bone Densitometry X-Ray generators and Monoblocks®.”
David Burgess, Vice President of Corporate Business Development, added, “We believe that strong operational and sales synergies will enable Spellman to leverage K&S’ expertise and well-regarded products to better serve the global medical diagnostic markets.”
Mr. Gerhard Marks, Managing Director of K&S Röntgenwerk Bochum commented, “Becoming part of Spellman provides K&S with global resources to support our current customers and greater opportunities to expand our business globally. K&S and Spellman together make an excellent cultural and technical fit, and jointly we will bring long term growth for K&S employees.”
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