January 2022 – content

Life Sciences

Acquisition moves Biotage into synthetic biology market

BICO spends $240 million on four purchases

Brooks Automation to sell off semiconductor business to equity company

Growth funding for Genesee Scientific

SCHOTT expands biosensor business with Applied Microarrays

Sphere Fluidics wins funds for international commercialisation

Pre-clinical imaging company acquired by Bruker


General Laboratory

Agilent transfers consumables sales from CrossLab business to LSAM division

Adaptas to become part of valve giant IMI

LUM enters distribution deal with bitumen characterisation expert

Can Gas Systems expands manufacturing capacity

Calibre’s latest acquisitions have a general laboratory focus

LabMinds wins funding for automated solution preparation instrument

Tescan celebrates 30th anniversary

CMOS camera specialist expands Excelitas portfolio for life science imaging

Shimadzu first licensee of Alpha MOS’ ‘odour’ database

TSKgel GPC columns celebrate 50th anniversary


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Repligen adds protein ligand expertise and hollow fibre manufacturing

Further additions to Halma’s E&A and Medical divisions

Micro-lightbulbs company joins Nynomic



ASMS 2021: A hybrid experience



Bio-Techne sees ‘largest opportunities’ still ahead

Drop in Covid-test demand affects BD’ 2022 guidance

Gooch & Housego LS reduces operating margins in both halves of fiscal year

With Semiconductor assets to be sold, Life Science continues growth at Brooks

Last decade’s investments in oligo synthesis and PCR pays off for LGC

Lab closures stymie Blacktrace after divestiture

Good growth at OI despite recovery increasing supply chain and inflation woes

Beijing Labtech recovers in first calendar half

Bohui Innovations pretax losses treble

Pharma and chemical lead at Agilent in lumpy last quarter

North American and Chinese sales reduce at Judges Scientificl

Genevac increases top line ahead of pandemic year

Strong recovery at Halma despite operational challenges

Semicon demand spurs on MKS ahead of transformational acquisition

Peak Scientific further increases export ratio to 90%

Almost 50% sales increase in Nynomic’s first half 2021

Energy and environmental monitoring increases contribution at Inficon

Doubling top line at Alpha MOS in first calendar half