NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker today reported a 14.9 percent increase in first-quarter revenues, aided by a 9.9 percent currency benefit, but posted a loss due to $5.8 million in acquisition charges.
 
The Billerica, Mass.-based firm reported revenues of $238.4 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to revenues of $207.5 million in the first quarter of 2007. Bruker’s product revenues rose to $207 million from $181.6 million year over year, while service revenues increased to $30 million from $25.2 million.

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