Volume 6 - Issue 4, 2006 - Industry News

Siemens Completes Acquisition of Diagnostic Products Corporation

Siemens has completed its acquisition of Diagnostic Products Corporation (DPC), marking a significant milestone for Siemens as it enters the invitro diagnostics (IVD) market. Together with DPC, Siemens Medical Solutions will become the first full service diagnostics company. Yesterday, DPC shareholders approved the merger of DPC into a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc. In the merger each share of DPC common stock was converted into the right to receive a cash payment of $58.50 per share. Founded in 1971, DPC is a global leader in immunodiagnostics, focusing on developing, manufacturing, and distributing automated body fluid analysers and tests, such as those related to cancer and car diac disease, as well as hormone and allergy conditions.Matrox RoHS-compliant medical display controller boards are form, fit and function equivalent to their non-RoHS-compliant counterparts, and are drop-in compatible. Existing Matrox software, drivers and graphic BIOS operate transparently with the RoHScompliant versions.


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