Three days after citing “bottom-line set-backs and expense creep” for a 5 percent reduction in Bruker BioSciences’ workforce, CEO Frank Laukien said on Monday that the company is filling a backlog of orders that missed “getting out the door”— turning into revenues — in the second quarter.

“And that bodes well for the future,” Laukien told analysts and investors at the Bear Stearns Healthcare Conference in New York.

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