Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin, a leading provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. The acquisition aligns with the company’s long-term strategy to support research, learning, and professional practice through high quality content and services.
The FIZ suite of databases and services include the ChemInform weekly abstracting service and reaction database (CIRX), the abstracting journal Chemisches Zentralblatt, the InfoTherm database of thermophysical properties, and eLearning tools and services. The FIZ products and services will enable Wiley to build a new generation of information products to help boost the productivity of chemists.
Wiley is expanding its presence in Berlin with the new venture providing roles for more than 30 skilled information professionals.