San Group acquires vaccines, vet diagnostics producer


Erich Erber’s new company, San Group recently acquired AniCon Labor, a German producer of livestock-specific vaccines and veterinary diagnostics for farm animals and food safety.

AniCon is renowned worldwide for its state-of-the-art lab center and comprehensive expertise in the species of poultry, swine, cattle, sheep, goats, and fish.

“AniCon is best-in-class in its field, and the perfect addition to our San Group portfolio. This combined strength makes San Group into a globally important provider of veterinary diagnostics and autogenous vaccines,” said Mr Erber.

Meanwhile, AniCon’s CEO Klaus-Peter Behr said, “With San Group’s distribution network and its strong financial background, together with AniCon’s know-how, we are prepared for joint growth and global expansion. The most recent spreads of epizootic diseases and human pandemics have shown how important diagnostics and immunization in farm animals are.”

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