October 2022 – content

Life Sciences

Nuclera Nucleics to move into new headquarters              

ALPCO expands offering and geographical reach through acquisition

OGT expands geographical reach

Albumedix acquisition to help Sartorius’ cell culture and vaccine interests

Titian Software becomes Battery portfolio company

EC prohibits Illumina’s acquisition of cancer testing firm

SomaLogic purchases method to integrate DNA-based devices onto silicon chips

Vizgen expands MERSCOPE platform


General Laboratory

Three acquisitions signal expansion plans for UK lab distributor

Recapitalisation of business championing plastic consumable sustainability

HTA at 30th anniversary

DKSH strengthens semiconductor business of its Technology unit with purchase

AddLife expands its offering in materials research with acquisition

Anton Paar celebrates centenary


Process & Handheld Instrumentation          

908 Devices acquires online bioprocess analyser company

Luna Innovations restructures with acquisitions and one divestiture



Lab division recovery at Sartorius driven by bioanalytical products

Pandemic microarray boom wanes at Illumina

Covid-related sales to halve in 2022 at Danaher’s Life Sciences division

AddLife Labtech drops revenues in first half on flagging Covid-sales

PacBio losses deepen on acquisitions              

Semiconductor demand buoys two of Horiba’s segments

DKSH Technology boosted by service business rebound

Growth reduces as Oxford Instruments fights currency headwinds

SLS Group benefits from acquisitions and strong domestic demand

Huber expects biopharma and materials research to drive 2021 growth              

“Rejuvenated portfolio” helps Waters to report growth against currency headwinds

Life science and instrument customers drive IDEX’ HST growth in first half

WITec topline dips slightly on even of acquisition

Nynomic sales stagnate on halving of pandemic demand

Automotive and security markets sluggish for Comet in first half

PreSens grows in single digits in first pandemic year              

Water quality businesses help Danaher EAS to reach double-digit organic growth

S&E declines by 8% in Inficon’s first half              

Ion Science grows sales by 9% in 2020