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Sybron Corporation

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Dental and medical products maker of Rochester, NY, USA

1968 Ritter-Pfaudler merged with Taylor Instrument Co. The new organization was named Sybron Corp., which was effectively a holding company for the diversified subsidiaries[1]

1969 Taylor Instrument Companies (Europe) was a subsidiary of Sybron.

1982 Sold Pfaudler Process Equipment to Sohio except for the manufacturing plants in Scotland[2]

1985 Sold laboratory and working capital of Denticon together with Dental Laboratories to W. Canning and Co[3]

1989 Sybron Chemicals sold Gamlen, chemicals distributor, to W. Canning and Co of Birmingham[4]

1990s Sybron had five operating subsidiaries that manufactured and marketed a number of dental and laboratory products, including microscope slides, reusable and disposable plastic labware, precision heating and stirring apparatus, and water purification systems.

1995 Acquired Nunc, maker of plastic products for the laboratory from BTR

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Sources of Information

  1. Funding Universe [1]
  2. The Times, Jun 03, 1982
  3. The Times, Aug 20, 1985
  4. The Times, January 07, 1989