Suppliers of analytical instrumentation Malvern Instruments and PANalytical have merged their activities.

Both companies are owned by Spectris plc within the Materials Analysis segment. PANalytical focuses on X-ray instrumentation and software for materials analysis while Malvern Instruments specializes in materials and biophysical characterization technology. 

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