History

In June 2017 the companies DURAN Group, Wheaton Industries and Kimble Chase merged to form a new global company – DWK Life Sciences.

DWK Life Sciences combines the expertise of the acclaimed product brands DURAN®, WHEATON® and KIMBLE®. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium lab glass, DWK Life Sciences offers its customers a complete range of high-quality laboratory as well as industrial and consumer glassware.

The DWK Life Sciences product portfolio comprises over 30,000 laboratory, industrial and consumer products manufactured at 11 sites in Europe, North America and Asia. Globally, more than 1,700 employees work on the development and production of innovative products and services to meet the high expectations of customers around the world – inspired by the company slogan “Excellence in your hands”.

The story of DWK Life Sciences

1887 Otto Schott invents borosilicate glass 3.3 1888 Dr. Theodore Corson Wheaton founds T.C. Wheaton Co. to produce glass products for medical and scientific applications 1901 Evan Ewan Kimble founded Kimble Glass in 1901 in
a borrowed Chicago loft 2005 The laboratory and industrial glass division of SCHOTT AG is sold to ADCURAM 2011 Acquisition of SciLabware Ltd. 2014 One Equity Partners acquires DURAN Group 2015 Acquisition of WHEATON Industries, Inc. 2016 Aquisition of Kimble Chase Life Science and Research Products, LLC 2017 The group reorganizes as DURAN WHEATON KIMBLE

 

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