GE Healthcare to Acquire Cellular Imaging Company Applied Precision, Inc.  
4/28/2011 9:43:11 AM

CHALFONT ST. GILES, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Applied Precision, Inc., a supplier of innovative cellular imaging technologies for the fast-growing cell biology and biomedical research sectors. The acquisition of Applied Precision will allow GE Healthcare to expand its offering of products and services for pharmaceutical and life science research. The strategic fit between the two businesses, combined with expanded capabilities in product development and marketing, will offer significant long-term customer benefits. Financial terms were not disclosed.