Life Technologies Buys Korean Firm

Carlsbad-based life sciences equipment maker Life Technologies announced this morning that it has acquired Life Science Korea (LSK), a distributor of instruments based in Seoil, South Korea. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Life Technologies said that LSK has more than 1,000 customers in the academia, government, pharmaceutical, biotech, hospitals and applied markets. LSK has been Life Technologies' primary distributor in South Korea since 1994.