PhytoTechnology Labs of Lenexa, KS recently sold to CalibreScientific

PhytoTechnology Labs Sells to CalibreScientific

Sep 13, 2018

PhytoTechnology Laboratories, LLC of Lenexa, KS recently sold to CalibreScientific®, a diversified global provider of life science reagents, tools, instruments, and other consumables to the lab research, diagnostics, industrial and biopharmaceutical communities.

PhytoTech Labs is an industry leading provider with a diversified product portfolio including tissue culture media, antibiotics, plant growth regulators, microbiology media, buffers, surfactants, stains and dyes. With over 20 years of experience, the Company has been an industry leader due to its extensive product portfolio, highly consistent media formulation, fast shipping and strong emphasis on customer service and technical support. PhytoTech Labs prioritizes customer satisfaction for its longstanding client base that includes greenhouses, commercial micro-propagation labs, agbiotech research labs, bio-pharma production labs, land grant universities and government agencies.

The acquisition of PhytoTech Labs adds an exceptional niche brand under the CalibreScientific® umbrella that can take advantage of CalibreScientific®’s global sales, marketing, warehousing and distribution capabilities to drive further growth across the world. The Company has established itself as a differentiated provider that possesses several qualities that present long-term value creation opportunities within the group.

“PhytoTech Labs promises to be a unique addition to the CalibreScientific® family,” said Dr. Ben Travis, CEO of CalibreScientific®. “We’re looking forward to combining PhytoTech Labs’ specialized product offerings with our international reach to develop new growth opportunities within the group. Together, CalibreScientific® and PhytoTech Labs will deliver innovative plant-based solutions to customers on a global scale.”

“CalibreScientific® has built a formidable platform that provides a perfect home for PhytoTech Labs as it embarks on the next phase of its growth trajectory,” stated PhytoTech Labs’ Founder and CEO, Dr. Kenneth Torres. “I am impressed by the CalibreScientific® management team philosophy of embracing the unique qualities of each company and building on it which will not only provide our employees great growth opportunities but also help take the Company and the overall customer experience to the next level.”

O'Keeffe & O'Malley's own Mike O'Malley was the Managing Director of the transaction for the seller.  For more information, please contact Mike at