November 2022 – content

Life Sciences

Biognosys opens US office and laboratory facility

String of acquisitions round out CellCarta's CRO capabilities              

NGS library expert gains strategic investor 

Two US laboratory equipment and supplies manufacturers combine

Enzymatic DNA synthesis method gains funds

Fluidigm’s new manifestation tasked with restructuring to growth

Bio-Rad expands diagnostics qPCR offering

Private equity company builds automation business

Proteintech establishes new assay subsidiary


General Laboratory

Equity investment company to buy Olympus’ spun-out Scientific Solutions business

Cresset wins series C funding

Swedish site expands Hellma’s capacity for synthetic crystal production              

AGI enters high-pressure reactor market with Premex purchase              

Anniversary celebrations at WITec              

Refurbished lab equipment company expands with company purchase

Kwipped changes name to focus on financing software

Asynt launches new photoreactor


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Diploma sells remaining environmental monitoring assets

Daylight and Repligen partner to target biopharma PAT

OSI Systems expands Security division with acquisitions

Tunable IR sensor company receives minority investments

JRS enters distribution agreement for cell culture media

Merck restructures LS business and invests bioprocess facilities              



Standard Biotools falls into the Covid-testing hole

Reduction in pandemic-related sales affect bioMérieux

Olink expects full-year growth of up to 53%

Core sales at LS drive Merck in 9th consecutive quarter

Currencies, dropping Covid-sales and supply constraints affect Bio-Rad

Qiagen suffers from Covid sales decline

Acquisitions contribute just about half of SDI’s reported growth

Pandemic results in uncertainties in Hellma’s core markets

Various headwinds hold back Bruker during first calendar half

Nanalysis not satisfied with first half performance

Helmut Fischer Holding drops to a loss in 2020

Both Trajan divisions benefit from acquisition drive

Test performs better than expected in Xylem’s second quarter              

Beijing Labtech reports single-digits growth in full year 2021              

Showa IEM battles with rising materials prices

Handheld systems sales dominate 908 Devices              

SD&G businesses at Leidos “dependent on international business”              

Smiths Detection continues to slide despite impending aviation recovery

Ultra Precision and Process grows strongly at Ametek EIG

Security’s slow recovery continues at OSI Systems