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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Continues Global Expansion with Opening of Singapore Office

November 28, 2007

BioTek Instruments announces the opening of BioTek Instruments Representative Office Singapore as of November 1, 2007. This new office, under the leadership of Mr. Dominic Herring, Technical & Business Development Manager, will support and further increase the rapid growth experienced by BioTek in the Asia Pacific region.
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Online Customer Resource Center Opens at BioTek Instruments

November 1, 2007

Continuing the company’s practice of superior customer service and support, BioTek Instruments has launched an online Customer Resource Center (CRC). Designed to provide customers with access to information about their specific BioTek microplate instrumentation and software, this website makes it easier for customers to acquire relevant and necessary information immediately.
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BioTek CEO Alpert Elected to ALSSA Board

October 23, 2007

Mr. Briar Alpert, President and CEO of BioTek Instruments, Inc., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Analytical and Life Science Systems Association (ALSSA) after unanimous vote of the current Board members.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Declares Record Third-Quarter Performance Results

October 19, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc., announced record revenues and earnings for its third quarter ending October 1, 2007. Reporting strong sales of its multi-mode microplate instrumentation, the Company also experienced increasing demand for its blood grouping and typing analyzer distributed through an exclusive agreement with Immucor, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUD), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry.
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BioTek Instruments Names New Director of Global Service Operations

October 16, 2007

BioTek Instruments is pleased to announce that Mr. John Fiducia has accepted the position of Director of Global Service Operations at the company. In this position, Mr. Fiducia will be responsible for supporting all of BioTek’s customers and distribution partners in areas including service, technical support and technical training.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Expands Presence in Latin America

September 17, 2007

Pursuant to their global growth initiatives, BioTek Instruments announces the expansion of their coverage in the Latin American region. Mr. Carlos Montero, a certified microbiologist, joins the BioTek team as a Product Specialist, and will travel extensively within the entire Latin America region to provide technical, educational and sales support to researchers as well as BioTek’s existing distribution network within the area.
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BioTek’s ELx50™ FMW Recommended by Luminex Corporation for xMAP® Multiplex Bead Assays

September 14, 2007

Responding to new assay developments, BioTek Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce that their ELx50 Filter Microplate Washer (FMW) has been recommended by Luminex Corporation for use with their xMAP® multiplex assay platform.
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New Products from BioTek Instruments Highlighted at BIOTECHNICA 2007

September 11, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will include their latest microplate instrumentation technology at their booth in Hall 9, Booth No. D76 during BIOTECHNICA 2007, the 15th International Trade Fair for Biotechnology, October 9-11, 2007 at the Deutsche Messe in Hannover, Germany.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Unveils MicroFlo™ Select with Unlimited Liquid Dispensing Flexibility

September 4, 2007

BioTek Instruments Inc. has released its latest development in dispensing technology, the new MicroFlo™ Select Dispenser, offering superior microplate dispensing flexibility in one compact instrument. MicroFlo Select is the first instrument of its kind to offer a wide range of choices in dynamic dispense volumes, plate types, tube styles and sizes, automated dispense heights and cassettes to accommodate your dispensing requirements now and into the future.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Increases Global Presence with Two New Offices

August 2, 2007

BioTek Instruments is pleased to announce the expansion of their global operations with new offices in China and India. “These countries are devoting major resources toward the rapid growth of their respective pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors,” stated Peter Weith, Vice President of Marketing & Sales at BioTek. “BioTek’s core microplate technologies will complement their associated investments in Life Science research, while allowing us to further build upon our global branding initiatives and service infrastructure.”
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Products Featured at 2007 Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress

July 16, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc., showcases their newest microplate instrumentation technology at the 12th annual Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress, August 6-9, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts. Several new products will be featured at BioTek’s booth, #411.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Develops Automation Technology to Aid in Blood Banking Tests

June 27, 2007

BioTek Instruments, a leader in microplate instrumentation technology, has developed in partnership with Immucor, Inc. (Norcross, GA), an automated benchtop assay instrument for use in the blood transfusion industry. Manufactured by BioTek exclusively for Immucor, the Galileo® Echo™ provides small- to medium-sized hospital blood bank laboratories with walk-away automation of tests such as ABO grouping and Rh (D) typing, detection/identification of IgG red blood cell antibodies, compatibility testing and red blood cell phenotyping for significant increases in productivity and patient safety while taking less time than other methods.
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New Synergy™ 4 with Hybrid Technology™ from BioTek Redefines Multi-Detection Microplate Reader Market

May 17, 2007

BioTek Instruments Inc., today unveiled the world’s first true multi-detection system capable of performing an unlimited number of microplate-based assays – the new patent-pending Synergy™ 4 Multi-Detection Microplate Reader. The Synergy 4 is the first multi-mode reader that combines both filter-based and quadruple monochromator-based fluorescence detection technology.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Showcases Popular Products at Experimental Biology 2007

April 13, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a global leader in microplate instrumentation technology, will highlight its latest microplate innovations at Experimental Biology 2007, to be held April 28 – May 2, 2007 in Washington, D.C.
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BioTek Instruments Expands Microplate Washing Product Line with ELx50™ Filter Microplate Washer

April 12, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc. today announced the expansion of their popular microplate washing product line with the launch of the ELx50™ Filter Microplate Washer (FMW). Based on the proven technology of BioTek’s automated 8-channel ELx50 strip washer with over 7,000 instruments sold, the ELx50 FMW features a syringe drive fluid-delivery system with an automated vacuum filtration solution for unattended processing of 96-well filter bottom plates.
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Gen5™ v1.02 Provides Enhanced Curve Fit Methods for BioTek’s Microplate Readers

March 27, 2007

BioTek Instruments, Inc. today announced the release of Gen5™ Microplate Data Analysis Software, version 1.02. This latest version provides significant new data reduction tools, including a 5-parameter logistic fit, several weighting options and curve constraint definition. New curve metrics include 95% confidence intervals, sum of squares and degrees of freedom for more detailed results.
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NanoQuot Microplate Dispenser To Be Featured At LabAutomation 2007

January 16, 2007

BioTek Instruments Inc., today announced that the new NanoQuot™ Microplate Dispenser is now in full production, expanding BioTek's line of liquid handling products. Each product shipped will include the new NanoQuot PC Control Software for intuitive and flexible dispense program creation and liquid profile management making it easy for the researcher to quickly change dispense solutions characterized by different viscosities.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Recognizes Employee Milestones

January 9, 2007

Recently, BioTek Instruments, Inc. celebrated another accomplishment in its continued success by honoring a group of employees that have achieved more than two decades of service with the organization. This brings the percentage of current BioTek employees to reach the 20-year mark to 20%.
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