Illumina, ABI Ramp Up to Meet Next-Gen Demand | GenomeWeb

As the market for next-generation sequencers is picking up pace, Illumina and Applied Biosystems are shifting to a higher gear.

In July, Illumina said it had received more than 95 orders in total for its Genome Analyzer, which launched earlier this year, exceeding initial expectations. To satisfy customers’ appetite for the new platform and reduce order backlog, Illumina is increasing its manufacturing capacity and adding staff in marketing, sales, and support.

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