Thursday, January 5, 2017

06/01/2017: PHARMAQ acquires fish vaccination company Nordland Sett Vaks

Nordland Sett Vaks is a leading fish vaccination company renowned for its high quality vaccination machines and focus on innovation

PHARMAQ, a business of Zoetis, today announced the acquisition of the Norwegian company Nordland Sett Vaks, an innovator in the manufacture and marketing of high quality vaccination machinery for the aquaculture industry.

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Nordland Sett Vaks is based in Nesna, Norway, and offers a wide range of fish vaccination services and sale of vaccination machines to fish farming companies in Norway, the UK and in the Mediterranean region. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We have known Nordland Sett Vaks for a long time, and we have been very impressed with their high focus on quality and innovative solutions. We are delighted to start working even closer together with Nordland Sett Vaks and to support the company’s international expansion,” said Morten Nordstad, President of PHARMAQ.

Nordland Sett Vaks was established in 1995, and it is today a leading machine fish vaccination company. Nordland Sett Vaks offers machine fish vaccination services and vaccination machines for a variety of different fish species in several markets.

“We believe PHARMAQ is the perfect partner to support our growth plans” said the founders of Nordland Sett Vaks, Jørn Ståle Pettersen and Remy Kristian Oddøy, who both will continue to lead the company as part of PHARMAQ.

“Nordland Sett Vaks will enable PHARMAQ to offer complete vaccination solutions to our customers all over the world, and we furthermore believe that safe and efficient vaccination services will help increase the adoption of the use of vaccines in several markets,” said Svein Alexandersen, Senior Manager Customer Service for Norway and Nordics, PHARMAQ.

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