Volume 88 Issue 17 | pp. 22-27
Issue Date: April 26, 2010

Top Instrument Producers

C&EN's first ranking of analytical and life sciences instrumentation firms reflects the recession
Department: Business
News Channels: Analytical SCENE
Keywords: Instrumentation, sales, R&D

“Competition is as fierce as I have ever seen it in my nearly 30 years in the business,” one scientific instrument company executive says. “Business is tight, and mainstream companies are having to do things that we have never had to do before.” Along with competing aggressively on price, he says, they are working much harder and getting more creative to attract customers.

Although the overall scientific instrument market appears to be improving this year, . . .

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