Philips adds to its healthcare lighting portfolio with Burton acquisition

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Royal Philips Electronics has acquired Burton Medical Products, a provider of specialized lighting solutions for healthcare facilities, from the Norwegian industrial group Glamox ASA.

The acquisition will enable Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based Philips to further strengthen its position as a provider of healthcare lighting solutions, and the business will become a part of the Professional Luminaires business group of Philips Lighting, said Philips.

Burton, based in Chatsworth, Calif., is a healthcare lighting manufacturer engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing and distributing exam, diagnostic and minor surgery lighting equipment.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.