Mass Spec Sales Are Up in Q2; Waters Delays UPLC Shipments, ABI Nixes SPR | GenomeWeb

Mass spec sales were up for all three major instrument vendors that reported their earnings for the quarter this week, though sales for proteomics applications varied.

Applied Biosystems reported an increase of 40 percent in mass spec revenues for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, compared to the same quarter last year, while Waters’ mass spec sales increased by 11 percent, excluding currency effects. Thermo Electron, which does not quantify its mass spec sales growth for competitive reasons, characterized them as “phenomenal.”

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