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Flinn Scientific

Industry: Distribution/Science Education Products
Investment Date: Oct-14
Company Location: Batavia, IL
Fund: IV

A leading direct marketer and supplier of educational science supply products to the K-12 and Higher Education markets.  The Company designs, manufacturers, and sources over 8,400 SKUs, including packaged chemicals and solutions, safety products, glassware, laboratory equipment and supplies, and ready‐to‐
use laboratory activity kits for use in Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science, Earth Science, and Physics classrooms.


Add-on Target Description: Flinn seeks to acquire companies that develop, market, source and/or distribute products to the science education market (primary and secondary level and higher education institutions). The Company has a market leading position in Chemistry products, and seeks to enhance its current product offerings in Biology, Physics & Physical Sciences, and Earth & Environmental Sciences in addition to adding technology capabilities. The Company also seeks to bolster its presence in the Higher Education and Lab markets and expand its geographic distribution reach. Flinn has core competencies in safety products, and seeks to expand its product offerings and customer base in the commercial and industrial channels.

Add-on Target Location(s): North America, International

Add-on Target Size: Revenues of at least $2 million






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