METTLER TOLEDO subsidiary Rainin Instrument has launched a new program to encourage its customers to reuse the heavy-duty cardboard return kits it sends to those who request mail-in service for their pipettes.
Thermo Fisher Scientific and Life Technologies Corp. have signed a definitive agreement under which Thermo Fisher will acquire Life Technologies for $76.00 in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $13.6 billion, plus the assumption of net debt at close.
A new $7.5 million gift from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments to The Univ. of Texas at Arlington will support one of the most significant installments of advanced scientific equipment in the U.S., propelling the university to new heights of discovery and innovation.
Metrohm and FOSS have entered into a strategic alliance strengthening the two companies’ leading positions in their respective key markets.
Covaris, Inc., a company for focused acoustic technologies for the life sciences, is pleased to announce the establishment of a marketing alliance with HORIBA Instruments.
Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to announce the company has achieved AS9100 Revision C certification for its Parylene coating service centers in Austin, Texas and Singapore.
Ellsworth Adhesives, a distributor of adhesive products and dispensing equipment, announced that it has acquired Tennessee-based distributor, Adhesive Methods and Technology.
Temperature has a strong impact on performance, safety and life of batteries, therefore understanding and control of temperature is necessary to successfully operate lithium ion batteries, particularly for electric drive vehicles that are critical for a lowering dependence on imported oil and air pollution.
A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, is being launched.
A new series of videos acts as an easy guide to make opening micro bags and cleaning laboratory blenders less stressful.
Biofuels Center of North Carolina will award $766,256 to a consortium of partners led by AdvantageWest Economic Development Group to fortify the biofuels sector and trigger its expansion in the region. The project partners will invest a 50 percent matching contribution of $383,128, for a total project investment of $1,149,384.
As part of its mission to solve challenging problems through innovation, The Dow Chemical Company announced a partnership with the Univ. of Illinois to open the Dow Innovation Center, a research facility located at the Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Doug Mockett & Company’s 28th Annual Design Competition winners have been announced.
B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company producing optical spectroscopy and laser systems announces Katherine Bakeev as the new Director of Analytical Services and Support at their headquarters in Newark, Delaware.
Amgen and deCODE Genetics announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Amgen will acquire deCODE Genetics.
A $2.1 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to the Univ. of California at Berkeley, through the Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP), will fund the development of revolutionary technologies for BigBOSS, a project now in the proposal stage designed to study dark energy with unprecedented precision.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is part of a team led by Argonne National Laboratory that will receive $120 million from the Department of Energy to establish a new batteries and energy storage research hub called the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research.
CoolLED Ltd. announced the formation of CoolLED USA. The business will promote and support CoolLED’s LED products to users in the USA and Canada.
Foster Wheeler Biokinetics announced that they have signed a global collaboration to offer highly advanced and flexible production platforms for the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
WITec selected Spectra Research Corporation (SRC) as new sales representative in Canada.
Bird Precision began producing ruby ring jewels for the Waltham Watch factory in 1913.
The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable, a partnership between the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) and member corporations in the pharmaceutical field, is accepting proposals for a one-year, $100,000 grant supporting research in the development of greener solvents that can be used in the pharmaceutical industry.
HORIBA Europe inaugurated its new research and technology center at the Saclay Technopole.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it has opened a new X-ray diffraction manufacturing facility in Wrocław, Poland. The state-of-the-art facility gives Agilent significantly greater manufacturing capacity and enhanced R&D capabilities compared with the company’s old facility.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. announced that a Congressional Briefing in Washington this week explored critical patient safety issues related to tissue slide processing that often get overlooked in US clinical and anatomic laboratories.