Instrument News – August 2023 – content

Life Sciences

Sequencer firm opens first extra-China manufacturing

Ionpath suspends instrument sales 

Stratec grows Smart Consumables division with purchase

Dx lab acquires OEM microarray manufacturer

Lunaphore to grow Bio-Techne’s spatial biology offering

Imaging specialist Zeiss makes two LS investments


General Laboratory

Agilent to stop ECD upgrades for third-party MS systems

Optical filter firm expands IDEX instrument footprint

Newly-founded alliance has materials testing focus

CBRE creates lab maintenance brand


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Process Raman company acquired by Thermo Fisher              

CDR to sell process optimisation specialist of Indicor

In-Situ coins new tagline



Infringement settlement lifts MGI Tech’s bottom line

Stagnating organic growth at bioMérieux in 2022

PSS reports losses in fiscal first half NB

Protein Sciences weak post-pandemic at Bio-Techne

Profitability continues to elude HBIO

Medidata business drives Dassault’s LS division

Vacuum orders significantly down in Q4 at Atlas Copco

Sales increase in low teens at Fritsch during second pandemic year

Renamed Showa Denko generates reduced revenues

PPE sales sustain Camlab during 2021

Low organic growth for Shimadzu’s instrument segment              

Sales growth at SLS Group mainly supplied by acquisitions

Prior Scientific recoups losses suffered during first pandemic year

Scientific segment to provide JEOL with growth in current fiscal year

HHT anticipates semiconductor and electronics downturn

MKS affected by slowing semiconductor market

Nederman M&CT generates low organic growth              

Roper’s analytical and process businesses suffer Q4 decline

Alpha MOS’ second half compensates for weak start