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    Thorlabs to Acquire Cirtemo

    Thorlabs has announced their intention to acquire Columbia-based Cirtemo, LLC. Founded in 2012, Cirtemo designs and manufactures patented optical filters, called Multivariate Optical Elements, which are encoded to detect complex chemical compounds. The acquisition includes this technology plus Nanopatterning Tools known as MagAssemble, which are used to “3D print” photolithography masks using nanoparticles. The Cirtemo […]

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    Zeiss Acquires GOM

    GOM GmbH based in Braunschweig, Germany develops, produces and distributes software, machines and systems for industrial and automated 3D coordinate measuring technology and 3D testing. They have a global workforce of about 600 people. It’s customers include international companies from the automotive, aerospace and consumer goods industries as well as research institutions and universities. In […]

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    Oxford Instruments Announces SPM Collaboration

    Oxford Instruments NanoScience announces the long-term collaboration agreement signed with CASmF Science and Technology Limited (CASmF) in China, to jointly develop high precision Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) products using TeslatronPT, the Cryofree® superconducting magnet system from Oxford Instruments. Read on…

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    Bruker Announces Acquisition of MERLIN Diagnostika GmbH

    Bruker has announced the completion of its acquisition of MERLIN Diagnostika GmbH, located near Bonn, Germany.  MERLIN has in-depth expertise in products, services and consulting in the fields of antibiotic resistance testing (ART) and antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST). Bruker claims that MERLIN’s technology and product portfolio will further expand thier microbiology business, which is based on […]

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    Shimadzu Report Financial Results for FY 2015/16

    Shimadzu, the Japanese corporation with business interests that span Aviation, Industrial Machinery, Medical Systems and Analytical and Measuring Instruments, has reported results for the full year ending March 2016. Key financials have reached all time highs with Group sales showing an 8.7% increase to ¥342.2 Billion for the year. Ordinary income reached ¥29.3 Billion, an increase of […]

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    Horiba Release Financial Results for Q1 2016

    Horiba Ltd. has today released their financial results for Q1 2016, the period ending March 31st. Group sales for the quarter were ¥41,270 million compared with ¥43,049 million in the same period last year, a decline of 4.1%. Net income was down by 22% compared with the same period last year to ¥3,181 million. The company has not […]

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    Bruker Reports Q1 2016 Financial Results

    Bruker’s revenues for the first quarter of 2016 were $375.4 million, an increase of 6.2 percent compared to revenues of $353.3 million in the first quarter of 2015.  Excluding a 1.5 percent net positive effect from acquisitions & divestitures, and a 0.9 percent negative effect from changes in foreign exchange rates, Bruker reported year-over-year organic […]

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    Spectris Report Results for FY 2015

    Spectris plc (SXS: LSE) is a UK holding company that listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1988. Today they own several companies in the laboratory technologies space including; Malvern Instruments, Particle Measuring Systems, PANalytical, Servomex and NDC Technologies. Spectris reported revenues for 2015 that are flat on a like for like basis, compared with […]

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    Shimadzu Report Financial Results for Q3 2015/16

    The Shimadzu Group have posted net sales of 241,255 million Yen for the 9 months ended December 31st 2015. This is an 11.7% increase on the same period last year. Operating income increased by 50% to 22,245 million Yen and net income increased by 45% to 15,270 million Yen. Shimadzu’s business covers several sectors; Analytical […]