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|Traded as||NASDAQ: BRKR|
|Founded||1960 in Germany|
|Founder(s)||Professor Günther Laukien|
|Headquarters||Billerica, Massachusetts, USA|
|Key people||Dr. Frank Laukien, President & CEO; William Knight, COO|
|Revenue||US$ 1.1 billion (2008)|
Bruker Corporation is a manufacturer of scientific instruments for molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial and applied analysis. It is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts and is the publicly traded parent company of Bruker Scientific Instruments (Bruker AXS, Bruker BioSpin, Bruker Daltonics and Bruker Optics) and Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies (BEST) divisions.
In April 2010, Bruker created a Chemical Analysis Division (headquartered in Fremont, CA) under the Bruker Daltonics subsidiary. This division contains three former Varian product lines: ICPMS systems, laboratory Gas Chromatography, and GC-triple quadrupole mass spectrometer (originally designed by Bear Instruments and acquired by Varian in 2001).
In May, 2004, Frost & Sullivan selected the Company's Bruker Daltonics subsidiary for their 2004 Product Line Innovation Award for the Life Sciences. Bruker Daltonics received this award for its innovative development of sophisticated mass spectrometers.
- "bruker corp (BRKR:NASDAQ GS) last update February 29, 2012". Bloomsberg Businessweek. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
- "Frost & Sullivan Presents 2004 Product Line Innovation Award to Bruker".
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