HORIBA Scientific announces the acquisition of the Photon Technology International (PTI) Business

We are delighted to announce that PTI has joined the HORIBA family of companies and will be part of HORIBA’s Scientific segment. PTI is a leading supplier of research spectrofluorometers, serving the university and research labs, industrial and biomedical markets.

PTI is the world leader in microscopy-based fluorometers, especially for intracellular ion imaging. PTI also manufactures and distributes lasers and other optical components under the Optical Building Blocks (OBB) brand.

“The addition of PTI extends our market leadership in fluorescence spectroscopy,” commented Steve Slutter, President of HORIBA Scientific Americas. "The additional products, personnel, and manufacturing and development resources of PTI will allow us to offer an even more complete set of present and future solutions for researchers.  We are particularly excited about the opportunities to expand our presence in the microscopy and the biomedical markets served by PTI’s product portfolio.”

“Combining with HORIBA is an important next step in our thirty year history of serving the research community with enabling, innovative products,” added Charles Marianik, President of PTI. It will expand our global reach and allow us to extend the excellent customer service and support for which PTI has always been known to more customers around the world.”