This story has been updated to include comments from the company's Q4 earnings call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker reported after the close of the market today that its revenues in the fourth quarter were up 7 percent year over year, rising to $552.1 million from $517.3 million in Q4 2012.

The increase was powered largely by the company's BioSpin group, which grew in the double-digits, benefiting from a surge in customer installations and acceptances during the quarter.

The results beat the average Wall Street estimate of $503.2 million.

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