|Former type||Besloten Vennootschap|
|Successor||Malvern Panalytical BV|
|Defunct||January 1, 2017|
|Headquarters||Lelyweg 1, 7602 EA Almelo, The Netherlands|
PANalytical BV developed and distributed X-ray analysis and other hardware and software systems, including the laboratory informatics software solution SPARCS for the metals industry.
In July 2002, Spectris plc announced it would acquire Philips Analytical from Royal Philips Electronics for €150 million in cash, with Philips Analytical being renamed to PANalytical.
Technology and products
SPARCS LIMS is still supported and offered after the merger. See Malvern Panalytical BV for more on SPARCS.
- "Acquisition of Philips Analytical". Spectris plc. 17 July 2002. http://www.spectris.com/media/press-releases/archive/2002/17-jul-2002. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
- "Malvern Instruments and PANalytical to Merge". Spectris plc. 02 December 2016. http://www.spectris.com/media/press-releases/2016/02-dec-2016. Retrieved 13 April 2018.