Georg Schick, president of Verder Scientific (left) with Jarrad Lawlor, president of Mager Scientific.
Georg Schick, president of Verder Scientific (left) with Jarrad Lawlor, president of Mager Scientific.

Verder Scientific has agreed to acquire all shares of US company Mager Scientific, a distributor of metallographic and hardness testing equipment.

Verder Scientific is a division of the Verder Group, which develops products for scientific applications, and already has a long-standing cooperation agreement with Mager, according to the company.

The acquisition will reportedly allow Verder Scientific US to become a major player in the distribution of quality control equipment, with annual sales of approximately US$35 million.

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