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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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    Analytica 2016 – How was it for you?

    Analytica, the 25th international trade fair for laboratory technology opens it’s doors today in Munich and runs through to the end of the week. The fair consists of a 4 day exhibition, a 3 day scientific conference and other events such as a Live Lab zone where visitors can see live demonstrations of the latest […]

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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 […]

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    Shimadzu Report Results for 2014/15

    Shimadzu (Kyoto, Japan) have today published their Annual Report for the financial year ending March 31st 2015. Shimadzu Corporation began manufacturing and selling instruments for the determination of physical and chemical properties of materials back in 1875. This year they celebrate their 140th anniversary since their foundation. Overall, Group sales are up in the year […]

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    Spectris Announce Interim Results 2015

    Spectris is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of productivity enhancing instrumentation and controls. They own several well known brands working in the laboratory instrumentation space providing a global footprint. Companies such as Malvern Instruments (Malvern, UK), Particle Measuring Systems (Boulder, CO), PANalytical (Almelo, Netherlands), NDC Technologies (Irwindale, CA) and Servomex (Crowborough, UK) all fall […]

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    Oxford Instruments and Lancaster University Win Funding to Develop New Ultra Low Temperature Systems for Quantum Sensors

    Late in 2013, the UK Government launched the “UK National Quantum Technologies Programme” allocating a budget of £270 million for investment. A new grant has been awarded to Oxford Instruments and Lancaster University’s Quantum Technology Centre by Innovate UK for a project entitled ‘Cryogen Free Ultra Low Temperature Environments for Quantum Sensors.’ Read on … […]

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    Waters Corporation Announce New CEO

    Waters have today announced that Christopher J. O’Connell will join the company as President, CEO and member of its Board of Directors in September 2015. O’Connell joins from Medtronic PLC after a career spanning 21 years with the company. Retiring CEO, Douglas A. Berthiaume will continue in his role as Chairman of Waters’ Board of […]

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    BioTek Opens UK Office

    BioTek Instruments Inc. (Vermont, USA) develops, manufactures and sells a range of microplate instrumentation used in a variety of life science applications and the drug discovery process. With offices based in eight countries outside the US, the establishment of the UK office in Swindon brings the total to nine. Dominic Herring has been appointed General […]