PKE Acquires Dexela

Xconomy Boston — 

PerkinElmer (NYSE: PKI), a Waltham, MA-based maker of tools for the life sciences industry, announced today that it has bought London-based Dexela, a developer of X-ray detection technology. Financial terms of the deal weren’t revealed. The acquisition adds to Perkin’s portfolio of medical imaging technology for surgery, dental CT, cardiology, and mammography applications, the company said.