NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Beckman Coulter today said that third-quarter revenue increased 6.1 percent as profits jumped 31 percent.
 
Total receipts for the three months ended Sept. 30 increased to $631.2 million from $593.4 million year over year.
 
Beckman Coulter attributed the good numbers to increased revenues on consumables, particularly in Europe and, to a lesser extent, in the Far East.
 
R&D costs in the quarter increased 57 percent to $81 million year over year.

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