JPK Instruments and Physik Instrumente celebrate five years of successful collaboration

Berlin- Berlin-based JPK Instruments AG and Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG from Karlsruhe can look back on five years of successful collaboration. JPK Instruments decided in the early development phase of the company to bet on the technology of the market leader PI. From the very first, JPK’s NanoWizard® atomic force microscopes were [...]

Cellectricon Launches new Chip for Safety Pharmacology & hERG Studies

Gothenburg, Sweden: Cellectricon today announced the launch of the new Dynaflow (TM) Pro II System for safety pharmacology studies. The system comes with the newly developed DF-8 Pro II Chip successfully beta-tested for conducting GLP hERG studies by Swiss ion channel CRO bSys GmbH. Developed for life scientists and drug discovery researchers, the Dynaflow System [...]

ASM International and Oxford Instruments plc sign licesing agreement for Atomic Layer Deposition

BILTHOVEN, the Netherlands and EYNSHAM, UK, — ASM International N.V. (Nasdaq: ASMI and Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) and Oxford Instruments plc (LSE: OXIG) announced that they have signed an agreement granting Oxford Instruments a license on ASM’s patent portfolio relating to Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology. The license includes over 280 issued and published patents and [...]

Agilent acquires Atomic Force Microscopy Company

Palo Alto, CA —Agilent Technologies has acquired Molecular Imaging, a developer and manufacturer of atomic force microscopes (AFMs), including the PicoPlus modular AFM. “This is a strategic acquisition for Agilent because it complements our core strength of measurement technology while growing our presence in nanotechnology,”said Bob Burns, vice president of Agilent’s Nanotechnology Measurements Division. Molecular [...]

Waters Corporation Ships Major Version of Waters® NuGenesis® SDMS Software

Milford, Mass., – Waters Corporation announced today it is shipping Version 7.0 of Waters NuGenesis Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) Software. This new version lets scientists convert proprietary data from any analytical technique into the technology-neutral JCAMP-DX standard while preserving investments in instruments and software. The software also simplifies system administration and management while providing [...]

Nova Analytics Buys Flow Meter Business

Woburn, MA, —Nova Analytics, a provider of water quality measurement instrumentation, has acquired ADS Corporation from Axel Johnson, Inc. ADS Corporation’s Accusonic division designs and manufactures multiple, parallel path transit time monitors for the hydroelectric and water transport industries andits ADS Environmental Services division provides acoustic Doppler technologies,analytical software and real-time, web-hosted reporting for the [...]

Nova Analytics Corporation acquires ADS Corporation a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc.

Nova Analytics Corporation of Woburn, Massachusetts announced the acquisition of ADS Corporation a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc. ADS Corporation manufactures and distributes flow measurement equipment and software. Collectively, the two divisions of ADS, ADS Environmental Services and Accusonic Technologies provide services to customers in over 40 countries and have conducted over 5000 flow measurement [...]

Process Instrumentation News: Danaher Buys Stake in DKK-TOA

Washington, DC- Danaher announced that its Hach subsidiary has purchased 10.7% of the outstanding shares of DKK-TOA for approximately $5 million and that DKK-TOA will become the exclusive Japanese distributor of several Hach products. DKK-TOA is a Japanese manufacturer and distributor of laboratory and process analytical instruments or environmental markets, primarily water quality.

FEI Completes Installation of First In-Line DA 300HP DualBeam(TM) in Japan

HILLSBORO, Ore.,– FEI Company (Nasdaq: FEIC) has completed the first Japanese installation of its advanced DA 300HP DualBeam(TM) system for automated in-fab defect analysis extendable to the 45nm design node. The in-line system, installed in the customer’s 300mm line,provides rapid in-fab defect analysis. It also extracts wafer samples that can be sent to the lab [...]

Agilent Technologies signs $25+ million deal with leading NAND manufacturer

Palo Alto-Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that a leading provider of advanced memory solutions has purchased multiple Agilent Versatest Series Model V5400s for testing NAND flash memory at wafer sort, targeting known good die (KGD) and data storage card applications. Agilent won the $25+ million agreement based on its industry-leading flash applications expertise, [...]

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