Quantachrome Instruments (Quantachrome) has been sold to Anton Paar Group (Anton Paar). 

Quantachrome is a renowned, family-owned company with a long tradition in the analytics business. Founded in 1968, the corporation with 170 employees made a name for itself as a global leader in designing characterization instruments for the analysis of porous materials and powders. The instrumentation is used in industrial and research laboratories for the study of surfaces, density, pore size and distribution, and specific gas and vapor interactions.

Anton Paar is the world leader in the measurement of density and rheology, the determination of dissolved CO2, and in the field of rheometry. Anton Paar’s customers include most of the major beer and soft drink manufacturers worldwide as well as companies active in the food, chemicals, and pharmaceutical industries.

EC M&A acted as exclusive financial advisor to Quantachrome on this transaction.