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PerkinElmer Buys Gas Analyzer Firm

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PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI), a Waltham, MA-based provider of products and services in the health-care, analytical sciences and photonics industries, announced it has acquired gas analyzer supplier Arnel, headquartered in Parlin, NJ. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The buyout of Arnel, which has served as a supplier to PerkinElmer for 18 years, is expected to enhance PerkinElmer’s development and portfolio of measurement systems for the biofuels, food and beverage, industrial hygiene, and hydrocarbon processing markets, the company says.