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  • Bruker

    Bruker Acquires JPK

    Bruker Corporation has announced that it has acquired JPK Instruments of Berlin, Germany. JPK provides microscopy instrumentation for biomolecular and cellular imaging, as well as force measurements on single molecules, cells and tissues. JPK adds in-depth expertise in live-cell imaging, cellular mechanics, adhesion, and molecular force measurements, optical trapping, and biological stimulus-response characterization to Bruker. […]

  • Micromeritics Inc Acquires Freeman Technology

    Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of premium products for advanced materials characterisation, today announced the acquisition of Freeman Technology of Tewkesbury, UK. Freeman Technology specialises in providing instruments for the measurement of powder flow properties and other behavioural properties of powders. Preston Hendrix, President of Micromeritics said, “The acquisition of Freeman Technology is […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – May 2018

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for May are: Staff appointments continue to rise strongly… Permanent staff appointments […]

  • Mahr Sign Cooperation Agreement with NanoFocus

    (Image courtesy of Mahr GmbH) German metrology company Mahr (Göttingen, Germany) have announced a cooperation agreement with NanoFocus (Oberhausen, Germany) that will see Mahr offering confocal microscopes under the “MahrSurf CM” brand. The new system will be formally introduced at the Control Exhibition in Stuttgart at the end of April. Ulrich Kaspar, Managing Director at […]

  • Bruker

    Bruker Acquires Anasys Instruments

    Bruker has announced that it has acquired the privately held Anasys Instruments, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. Anasys is a market leader in the field of photothermal IR spectroscopy from the nanoscale to the sub-micron and macro scale. They offer innovative products and solutions that measure spatially varying physical and chemical properties with nanoscale spatial resolution […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – March 2018

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for March are: Growth in permanent placements outstrips that for temp billings […]

  • Bruker

    Bruker Acquires German Company IRM2

    Bruker has announced that it has acquired IRM2, a developer of high-speed infrared (IR) imaging microscopes based on quantum cascade laser (QCL) technology. Innovative, fast QCL microscopy expands Bruker’s technology portfolio and market opportunities for infrared microscopy, with applications in biological tissue analysis and materials science, and future potential in tissue diagnostics. Financial details of […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – January 2018

    Report on UK Jobs The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for January are: Sharper increase in permanent placements… […]

  • Spectris Report Full Year Results 2017

    For the 12 months ended 31st December 2017, Spectris PLC has reported a 13% increase in sales (6% on a like for like basis (LFL)) to £1,525 million. Operating profit is up 11% and profit before tax 12% higher than the previous year. Commenting on the results, John O’Higgins, Chief Executive, said: “Our performance in 2017 […]

  • Shimadzu

    Shimadzu and Restek Announce Distribution Agreement

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) and Restek Corporation have entered a partnership that enables the sales of Restek consumables by SSI. Under the terms of this agreement, SSI will promote and sell Restek consumables throughout its geographic territory, which includes the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Read on…    

  • Report on UK Jobs – November 2017

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for November are: Staff appointments rise further November data indicated that permanent […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – October 2017

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for October are: Staff appointments expand at softer pace Growth in permanent […]