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BioTek Receives Frost & Sullivan Award

November 18, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., proudly announces that they are the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American New Product Innovation Award for Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences. Independent analysis by Frost & Sullivan research teams determined that BioTek excelled in its commitment to improving technology and streamlining workflows relative to other companies in their business category. This focus has resulted in the launch of over 20 new BioTek products in the market over the past four years.
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BioTek Employees Assist Fellow Vermont Companies with Hurricane Irene Cleanup

October 4, 2011

BioTekkers are trading their normal workday routines for work gloves, hammers and brooms to help other local companies affected by Hurricane Irene’s destruction. BioTek employees recently traveled to Hurricane Flats Farm in South Royalton, VT and Ultramotive Corporation in Bethel, VT to remove debris, assist in repairs and tackle other hurricane-related damage.
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BioTek Demonstrates Latest Microplate Instrumentation Innovations at BIOTECHNICA 2011

October 3, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will highlight their newest microplate instrumentation technologies at BIOTECHNICA 2011, Hall 9, Stand D69 from October 11-13, 2011 at the Hannover Exhibition Grounds, Hannover, Germany.
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BioTek Recognized with 5x5x5 Award Again!

September 16, 2011

Vermont Business Magazine and KeyBank once again recognized BioTek Instruments, Inc. as a recipient of the 5x5x5 Growth Award at the 9th annual awards ceremony on Thursday, September 15, 2011. As one of Vermont’s Top Five Technology Businesses experiencing outstanding growth over five years, BioTek also received this award in 2008.
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BioTek Takes Part in White House “Win the Future” Roundtable Discussions

August 25, 2011

BioTek Instruments welcomed the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and White House Business Council on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, as part of the White House Administration’s “Win the Future” roundtable discussions. The meeting featured some of Vermont’s top businesses, local Chamber of Commerce officials and Administration officials Martha Johnson, Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration and Robert Zarnetske, Regional Administrator. This provided an outlet for the business leaders and Administration officials to share their thoughts on growing the economy, developing technologies and innovations and ultimately creating jobs.
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BioTek Presents New Products, Posters at 2011 ELRIG Drug Discovery Conference

August 18, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc. will demonstrate their newest microplate instrumentation technologies at Stand E2 during the 5th annual Drug Discovery Conference, jointly sponsored by ELRIG (European Laboratory and Robotics Interest Group), SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) and BPS (British Pharmacological Society). The conference will be held September 7-8, 2011 in Manchester Central, Manchester, England.
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BioTek Welcomes Senator Sanders

August 17, 2011

On August 9, 2011, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders met with BioTek Instruments management and toured the facility to learn how the company is growing and bringing substantial global revenue and jobs into Vermont. Recently inducted into the Deane C. Davis Vermont Business Hall of Fame, BioTek remains committed to recruiting and retaining Vermonters and to facilitating life science and drug discovery research.
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Save Samples, Time and Money with BioTek’s New Take3™ Trio Micro-Volume Plate

July 8, 2011

BioTek introduces the new Take3™ Trio, the first micro-volume, high density plate for convenient and rapid nucleic acid and protein quantification without sample dilution. Take3 Trio is capable of measuring up to forty-eight 2 μL samples.
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BioTek Introduces the Eon™ High Performance Microplate Spectrophotometer

July 7, 2011

BioTek’s new monochromator-based Eon™ Microplate Spectrophotometer combines high performance and high value in microplate-based absorbance readings. Like BioTek’s popular Epoch™ Microplate Spectrophotometer, Eon’s monochromator-based optics allow flexible, filter-free 200-999 nm wavelength selection in 1 nm increments, and spectral scanning for 6- to 384-well microplates. An optional cuvette port expands functionality to cuvette-based assays and also aids in assay miniaturization to microplates or the 2 μL volumes used with BioTek’s Take3™ and new Take3 Trio Micro-Volume Plates.
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Gen5™ Version 2.0 Data Analysis Software Now Available from BioTek

July 6, 2011

BioTek continues to provide enhanced microplate reader control, powerful data processing and export flexibility with the launch of Gen5™ Version 2.0 Data Analysis Software. A new interface combines ease-of-use and memorable visuals with power and flexibility for increased productivity.
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BioTek Introduces the World’s First Deep Well Microplate Washer

June 20, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., continues to set new standards in microplate washers with the launch of the ELx405™ Select Deep Well Washer. The new ELx405 Select Deep Well Washer is a robot compatible, full plate washer for automated aspirate and dispense steps in 96- and 384-well plates up to 50 mm high, and can also accommodate standard 15 mm microplates. This delivers increased washing efficiency compared to manual and hand-held methods.
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BioTek Inducted into Deane C. Davis Vermont Business Hall of Fame

June 10, 2011

BioTek Instruments was an inaugural inductee in the newly established Deane C. Davis Vermont Business Hall of Fame. The ceremony, held on May 24, 2011 in the University of Vermont’s Kalkin Hall, included past winners of the Deane C. Davis Outstanding Vermont Business of the Year Award, which is presented jointly by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Vermont Business Magazine.
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BioTek Liquid Handling Control™ Software Now Available for 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

June 1, 2011

BioTek offers increased electronic record keeping and security with the release of Liquid Handling Control™ (LHC™) Secure Software for use with their EL406™ Microplate Washer Dispenser, ELx405™ Washer and MultiFlo™ Dispenser. LHC Secure is fully 21 CFR Part 11 compliant for the GxP laboratory or any laboratory requiring safe record keeping.
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BioTek Expands Web Site International Accessibility

April 21, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a leader in microplate instrumentation technology, announces expanded international accessibility for their web site with the addition of Russian, Italian and Korean languages. Languages already available on the site include English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese and Japanese. All languages are selectable via the site’s user-friendly language picker.
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BioTek Promotes Dr. Paul Held to Lab Manager

March 18, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., announces Paul Held’s promotion to Lab Manager in BioTek’s Applications Laboratory. In this new position, Dr. Held will be responsible for day-to-day lab facilities management, the company’s applications training program and customer visits in addition to his duties as Principal Scientist.
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Notable BioTek Products and Events at SBS 2011

March 15, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., welcomes Society for Biomolecular Sciences Conference & Exhibition attendees to booth #618 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on March 27-31.
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BioTek Welcomes 300th Employee

March 10, 2011

BioTek Instruments is now three hundred employees strong! The company recently welcomed Dennis Lamb to their Winooski-based manufacturing department as their 300th employee.
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BioTek Welcomes New Product Specialist to Cover Expanding Brazilian Market

March 9, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., welcomes Marcus Stolarski to the company as Product Specialist. Marcus is responsible for supporting BioTek's distribution network and customers in Brazil. Prior to joining the company, Marcus worked for Brazilian distributor Biosystems, and received a degree in biological sciences from the Federal University of Parana.
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BioTek 2010 Sales Outpace Market Growth Again

March 8, 2011

BioTek Instruments reports record growth for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010, citing sales growth increases of 19% domestically and 16% internationally for their laboratory component business. In contrast, the scientific equipment market segment in 2010 reportedly grew around 6%.
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BioTek Instruments Announces Establishment of Korean Office

March 1, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., continues their global expansion in the microplate-based technology market with the establishment of BioTek Korea. Managed by Mr. Yunki Kyung, the new direct sales and service organization will focus on growing BioTek's brand and expanding direct service and application support for our growing customer base in South Korea.
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BioTek Offers Peristaltic Pump Cassette Recalibration Options

February 24, 2011

BioTek now offers three options to customers requiring peristaltic pump cassette recalibration for MultiFlo™ Microplate Dispenser, EL406™ Combination Washer Dispenser and MicroFlo™ Select Microplate Dispenser.
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BioTek Announces New Applications and Business Development Manager in Canada

February 18, 2011

BioTek Instruments, Inc., welcomes Dr. Charles Amirmansour to the company as Canadian Applications & Business Development Manager. Dr. Amirmansour is responsible for supporting BioTek's technical and new business activities with Fisher Scientific Canada.
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BioTek’s READ, WASH, DISPENSE & AUTOMATE Technologies on Display at LabAutomation 2011

January 18, 2011

BioTek Instruments will attend LabAutomation 2011 as a Platinum Sponsor on January 27 – February 2, 2011 in Palm Springs, California. In addition to a full complement of microplate technologies at booth #151, the company will host a workshop and various poster presentations.
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BioTek Releases EL406 Vacuum Filtration Module

January 3, 2011

BioTek’s unique and popular EL406™ Microplate Washer Dispenser may now be used for automated vacuum filtration processes with the new EL406 vacuum filtration module. BioTek’s complete line of microplate washers can now be used for automated washing of polystyrene- and magnetic bead-based assays such as the Luminex xMAP® assay platforms.
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