March 2022 – content

Life Sciences 

Capital infusion, rebranding and management shake-up at Fluidigm

Insightful Science on the prowl again

Thermo Fisher acquires cytokine specialist

More additions to Calibre Scientific

Chemical company acquires microplate manufacturer

Roche purchases custom oligonucleotide supplier

New Mountain Capital buys majority share in ultrasonication expert

BBI Solutions acquires German IVD company

AI buys cell imaging company

Synthetic biology at heart of two recent KKR investments

Agreements for single-cell MS analysis


General Laboratory

Trajan makes acquisitions in autosampler and tissue microsampling markets

Thin-film production tool expert joins SDI

Spex buys NSI Lab Solutions

Halma combines three OEM businesses in rebranding exercise

Partnerships to benefit Kewaunee in domestic and international markets

Elemental Machines buys lab monitoring business


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Purolite snapped up by major water treatment and purification company

Bio-Techne agrees acquisition options for cell culture process company

Collaboration in bioprocess purification

Ceres wins virus sewage monitoring grants

Vision Engineering collaborates for industrial inspection market

ITW closes acquisition of MTS System’s T&S division

Zeiss buys US and German distribution and service partners



TDA Outlook 2022:

Slower industry growth expected after 2021 recovery spurt



Volatile pandemic trends result in cautious forecast at Qiagen

Fluidigm’s Covid sales decline ahead of rebranding and capital infusion

Corning LS still buoyed by pandemic demand

Full-year sales at Illumina a third above 2019 results

Eurofins achieves 12% organic core revenue growth

Demand increase slows at Roche Dx

Measurement and weighing back to growth at A&D

SDI’s Atik business continues its exceptional growth

PPE sales keeps Camlab growing in 2020

Waters instrument sales up by 23% in the year

ZEISS’ IQR division recovery driven by NDT and microscopy demand

Material costs and logistic delays hit Kewaunee’s profitability

Varex Industrial beginning recovery in fourth quarter

Flow systems trumps filtration in PH’s first half

PreSens continues decade-long sales success

Siemens DI above 2019 results