February 2024 – content

Life Sciences 

Bruker signs option to acquire IVD specialist

HBIO sells gel electrophoresis assets

Agilent transfers cell analysis business to Diagnostics & Genomics segment

Curiox Biosystems goes for IPO

Laser force cytology expert wins backing from Malvern Panalytical

Becker & Hickl and Renishaw partner on FLIM Raman instrument

Seed funding for Partillion


General Laboratory

Tecniplast expands into laboratory furniture market

Polytec sells adhesive business

Manufacturing tool company buys lab water specialist

Lab automation specialist adds to Addtronics’ manufacturing robotics platform

ULVAC-PHI opens Chinese business

QCL innovator receives majority investment by Bruker

Porsche partnership to shape future of ABB’s analyser production

Evident adopts new business unit structure


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Water sensor specialist to expand ABB’s process analytics portfolio

Trace moisture detection specialist part of Halma’s 2023 acquisitions

Honeywell to restructure its reporting segments

Ametek launches new sulfur recovery tail gas analyser

Acquisition expands Horiba's Raman capabilities into process monitoring

Production transfer and staff cuts at Detection Technology

SciAps moves to new Woburn headquarters



Stratec expects stable full-year sales after disappointing first half

Sales drop at Enzo Biochem despite discounting clinical lab business              

Corning’s LS division experiences fastest revenue decline

Pre-clinical growth at HBIO offset by business disposal

AddLife Labtech still feels Covid pinch

Microbiology and APAC boost BioMérieux in the first half

SPT Labtech sees growth in liquid handling products during 2022

Stable demand trends for AIRD at Pfeiffer Vacuum

Acquisition spurs sales growth at MKS

Halma's organic growth provided by E&A and Safety divisions

Biopharma markets cause Avantor to stumble in Q2

No organic growth at IMI's PE OEM business

Service contracts drive growth at Nanalysis, while core product sales fall

Capital equipment leads growth at XRF Scientific

Spectroscopy generates record revenues at Renishaw

ITW’s test and measurement businesses see strong increases              

CEM and process analytics generate double digit organic growth for Nederman

Weak performance for ATS Life Science

Analytics records strongest margin improvement at ABB Process Automation

Industrial sales decline, while Security growth remains under par at DT

Indutrade MST growth in line with group trend

Alpha MOS expects organic full-year sales growth