Purac to Acquire Bird Engineering

07.03.2013 -

Purac, a subsidiary of CSM, announces today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Bird Engineering, the Netherlands.

The acquisition will include the intellectual property and 7 key employees of Bird Engineering. Bird Recruitment, a division of Bird Engineering will not be part of the acquisition.

Bird Engineering is a biotech contract research company, specifically in the field of industrial microbiology. Bird has experience with various micro-organisms, mostly bacteria and yeasts, and has expertise in the field of the development of new strains, and development of fermentation processes.