Instrument News – May 2023 – content

Life Sciences

Spectris sells CLS to equity company

Korean consortium buys Meridian Bioscience

Interaction analysis biosensor company acquired by Miltenyi

Azenta snaps up 2D barcode reader innovator

Bruker invests in proteomics and spatial biology through acquisitions

Eppendorf sells micro-manipulation business


General Laboratory 

Monitoring and validation firm doubles workforce in five-year shopping spree

Suez’ lab water purification business recyles old Veolia brand              

Six businesses add to Calibre’s acquisition tally since the beginning of year

Ocean Insight partly reverses 2019 rebrand


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Horiba acquires French process analyser company

50 years Particle Measuring Systems

KKR to spend $250m building test and inspection platform

LePure wins funding and completes two acquisitions              



Pittcon 2023: A veteran attempts a comeback



Standard BioTools revenues down by a quarter

BMG Labtech sees growth in calendar 2021              

Qiagen exceeds management expectations

Merck’s Life Science division core growth offsets pandemic-related declines

Miltenyi tops own forecast in second pandemic year

Bio-Rad backlog persists in 2022              

Scientific division trumps P&E for growth at Horiba

Revenues at Spectro Analytical surpass 2018 record

Spectris regroups into two divisions and an ‘Other’ segment

Covid-demand outweighs Brexit effect at Labcold

Bohui Innovations performs well in first half 2022

Supply constraints and currency headwinds hold Bruker back

Kern & Sohn to invest in second German operations campus

Nabertherm grows in 2021 despite industrial weakness

Strong organic growth at Ametek as currencies offset acquisition gains

Detection businesses still under par at Leidos

Advanced materials lead Honeywell growth              

Smiths Detection sees first growth in 54 months

Reduced aviation sales continue to hold back OSI Systems

R&D rate halves at SDL Technology