Broad-based Companies

Company Announcements

Clustermarket, an online equipment sharing and booking platform, announced in December 2018 an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences for sourcing.

In February, Olympus launched the Olympus Industrial Research Chair on Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing with the Quebec engineering school École de technologie supérieure. The five-year partnership will focus on nondestructive testing, including simplifying the interpretation of data obtained through ultrasonic testing, designing novel ultrasonic transducers for harsh environments and engineering innovative ways to test materials without causing damage or disassembling them.

In March, Roper Technologies announced a realignment of its reportable segments. The four new segments are: Application Software; Network Software & Systems; Measurement and Analytical Solutions, which includes Gatan and Struers; and Process Technologies, including PAC.

As part of their ongoing collaboration, Agilent Technologies and Imperial College London installed the Agilent Measurement Suite at the Molecular Sciences Research Hub in March.

In March, Endress+Hauser announced a $38.5 million investment in a 112,000 ft2 (34,137 m2) Gulf Coast Regional Campus in Pearland, Texas. The facility will house teams to support Endress+Hauser, SpectraSensors and Analytik Jena. The campus will also have a building and warehouse location for Endress+Hauser’s partner for sales and service in the Gulf Region, Vector Controls and Automation Group. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

In March, FOSS reported that 2018 revenues increased 0.8%, 4.3% organically, to DKK 2.243 million ($354.9 million) (see Bottom Line).

Unity Scientific announced in March a name change to KPM Analytics North America.

In March, chemistry automation firm Skalar opened an office in Lisbon, Portugal.

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