The company stated that it intends to focus on its microplate
instrument, robotics and data handling businesses for high-throughput screening and drug discovery.
Instrumentation & Supplies Market
BioTek continues to set the standard in microplate
instrumentation by designing practical functionality, user-friendly software, and affordable modularity in the new Synergy HTX Multi-Mode Microplate
The MicroSeal from Porvair Sciences is a manual microplate
heat sealer designed to be compact, easy-to-use and offer enhanced performance with an affordable list price.
When Lionheart acquired the Kontron Analytical businesses in 1998 it seemed a logical addition to its small, but rapidly growing microplate
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High-quality barcode labels can be affixed to any side of a proprietary microplate
to assist in ensuring sample traceability.
Equipment classified in this segment includes liquid handlers, robotic systems, microplate
instruments and lab information management systems (LIMS), but does not include automated solid phase extraction or mini-prep robotic systems.
Laboratory automation vendors, especially microplate
and liquid handling vendors, also displayed their products.
SRU Biosystems today announced the introduction of its newest generation of microplate
readers based on its proprietary label-free detection technology, the BIND([R]) 96/384 TURBO Reader for 96- and 384-well microplates
and the BIND([R]) 384/1536 TURBO Reader for ultra-high throughput screening using 384- or 1536-well microplates
Building upon the proven success of the previous MiniSeal semi-automatic microplate
sealer, the updated plus version offers users even greater comfort and safety in use, together with enhanced reproducibility in sealing microplates
of all types and sizes.
Although LJL will add to MD's growing presence in the hot fluorescence microplate
reader market, and give them a mid-range product that nicely fits in between the present offerings, it does seem a bit much to pay for a company with just $10 million in sales.