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    • Pittcon Editors give top award to NIR mirror assembly
      After a closely-fought contest, a global company mainly known for its semiconductor and pocket calculator products won the top prize at this year’s Pittcon Editors’ Awards for its first foray into the analytical instrument market. In its nineteenth year, the Awards’ organisers invited all journalists and editors attending the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy to find the most innovative and potentially market-changing new technologies presented for the first [...]
    • Global economy tilts towards recovery but lab markets remain sluggish
      The primary markets for laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation manufacturers were less than spectacular in the second quarter of calendar 2013, as weakness in the European chemical sector and on-going structural problems in big pharma combined with cutbacks in government research funding in the US, to create something of a perfect storm of headwinds. In the wider economy, Europe remained in recession, while US growth was decidedly subdued.  Emerging markets too [...]
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