Leading instrument company: Bruker Corporation (BRKR) (1960)

Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) was founded in Germany in 1960 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, with 6,000 full-time employees. It is a company that develops nuclear, biological and chemical analysis systems based on core spectroscopy technology and X-ray technology. is second only to PerkinElmer (PerkinElmer) is the world’s eighth largest instruments .

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Bruker Corporation (BRKR):

Bruker is a company engaged in the design and manufacture of life sciences and materials research systems. Its products include scientific instruments, energy and superconducting technologies. It develops nuclear, biological and chemical analysis systems based on the core technology platform of spectroscopy and X-ray technology, which are used in Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, protein and molecular diagnostics, as well as academic research institutions, government agencies, medical schools, etc.

Bruker provides scientific instruments, analysis and diagnostic solutions for research in life science research, medicine, biotechnology, application markets, cell biology, clinical research, microbial utilization, in vitro diagnostics, nanotechnology and materials science industries.

Bruker Corporation’s technology platforms include nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrometry, gas and liquid chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometers, X-rays, spark emission spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, stylus and optical measurement technology, fluorescence optical microscopy, and infrared and Raman molecules Spectroscopy technology.

In addition, Bruker provides analysis systems for chemical, biological snow, radioactive snow, nuclear and explosives, and detection fields; high-temperature & low-temperature superconducting materials and equipment; non-superconducting high-tech tools and instruments.

Bruker mainly serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics, chemical, food and beverage, clinical, polymer, nanotechnology, semiconductor and industrial companies; and non-profit laboratories; contract research organizations, academic institutions, medical schools, and non-profit Or for-profit forensics, agriculture, food and beverage safety, environmental and clinical microbiology laboratories, hospitals, government departments and institutions; raw material manufacturers.

In addition, Bruker Corporation’s business also involves materials analysis and other industries.

Bruker operates in two divisions : Bruker Scientific Instruments and Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies.

Bruker Corporation (BRKR) acquisition history:

  • Trüb-Täuber’s NMR department (1964)
  • Oxford Instruments (In the 1970s, many attempts to acquire, but ended in failure)
  • Siemens AXS (1997)
  • Nonius (2001)
  • MacScience (2002)
  • Vacuumschmelze Hanau (2003)
  • Röntec (2005)
  • SOCABIM (2005)
  • PGT (2005)
  • Keymaster (2006)
  • Quantron (2006)
  • JuWe (2008)
  • SIS (2008)
  • ACCEL (2009)
  • 3 Agilent products (acquired by acquiring Varian, Inc.) (2010)
  • Michrom Bioresources (2011)
  • Skyscan (2012)
  • Selected assets of Carestream Health (2012)
  • Prairie Technologies (2013)
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