Instrument News is the leading independent publication tracking the business of analytical instrumentation, encompassing markets for life sciences, general laboratory and process/hand-held applications. It is published online and as a monthly pdf.

As a truly global news resource, Instrument News brings you unrivalled investigative journalism and up-to-the-minute reporting on the latest trends and developments in the industry, as well as a unique insight into competitor activity and financial analysis.

To read more than just the latest headlines you can subscribe online today or contact us directly at jane@instrumentnews.co.uk or call +44 (0)1342 302081, or +44 (0)20 8677 7251

Headlines

  • FEATURES

    • Instrument sector growth holds steady in the first half of 2016
      Exports of gas or smoke analysers Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $446,351 $434,561 3%↑ European Union $681,593 $668,181 2%↑ Japan $52,543 $65,134 19%↓ Total $1,180,487 $1,167,876 1%↑ Exports of chromatography and electrophoresis equipment Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $233,255 $249,077 6%↓ European Union $212,623 $197,472 8%↑ Japan $69,618 $66,648 4%↑ Total $515,496 $513,197 0% Exports of spectrometers/spectrographs Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $420,346 $385,925 9%↑ European Union $579,149 $571,268 1%↑ Japan $62,863 $58,628 7%↑ Total $1,062,357 $1,015,820 5%↑ Exports of chemical/physical analysers using optical radiations (NESOI) Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $931,782 $1,011,440 8%↓ European Union $908,696 $792,668 15%↑ Japan $204,984 $205,680 0% Total $2,045,461 $2,009,787 2%↑ Exports of other instruments & apparatus (NESOI) Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $1,075,859 $1,076,061 0% European Union $1,174,527 $1,108,167 6%↑ Japan $762,700 $718,738 6%↑ Total $3,013,085 $2,902,965 4%↑ Exports of microtomes, & instrumentation parts & accessories Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $848,249 $835,563 2%↑ European Union $1,198,132 $1,176,548 2%↑ Japan $999,084 $962,464 4%↑ Total $3,045,465 $2,974,576 2%↑ Total exports of all analytical instruments Country H1 2016 H1 2015 change United States $3,955,842 $3,992,626 1%↓ European Union $4,754,719 $4,514,303 5%↑ Japan $2,151,790 $2,077,292 4%↑ Total $10,862,351 $10,584,221 3%↑ (Figures in $000s / currencies [...]
    • Japanese instrument exports worsen in H1
      The first half of calendar 2016 showed a continued decline in the value of shipments of analytical instrumentation to customers outside Japan, as well as a commensurate decline in imports, as the sector struggled against a significant increase in the value of the yen against many international currencies.  The Japanese economy has been weakening after the 2% growth of the first quarter of the year, with economic growth grinding almost [...]
    • More from FEATURES