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Beckman Coulter, Inc. (BEC) Displays High-Throughput Lab Solutions at 2011 AACC/ASCLS Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo  
7/26/2011 11:27:11 AM

BREA, CALIF. — (July 26, 2011) — Beckman Coulter, Inc. will preview its newest high- throughput chemistry analyzers, clinical information solutions and cutting edge cellular analysis systems at the 2011 American Association of Clinical Chemists (AACC)/American Society for Clinical Lab Science (ASCLS) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo (CLE). The expo will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., July 24-28. The Beckman Coulter exhibition booth, #603, will feature the company’s newest and forthcoming automated diagnostic instruments, software solutions and diagnostic assays — one of the broadest portfolios of clinical laboratory products in the industry.

Key Products Exhibited in Beckman Coulter Booth #603:

- The AU58101 and AU58201 Chemistry Systems, designed to meet the needs of high- to ultra-high volume commercial and core hospital laboratories.

- The DxLab Workflow Manager2, a cutting edge workflow and data manager for the clinical laboratory.

- The Navios Flow Cytometer3, a clinical system that combines extraordinary sensitivity, resolution and dynamic range with high-speed data collection.

- The Command Central Workstation featuring software version 3.0 – Now connects to the AU chemistry systems, DxH hematology platforms and the AutoMate 1200/2500 series.

- The ACL TOP® 300 CTS4 Hemostasis Testing System, bringing testing process automation to low- to medium-volume labs.

- The Allegra X-30 Series General Purpose Centrifuge, providing excellent performance and easy operation in a compact design.

Beckman Coulter also offers attendees the opportunity to experience more at the conference by hosting or sponsoring over 30 in-depth workshops and presentations throughout the week.

Event highlights:

- In-booth theater keynote address — John Anderson, caregiver advocate and author of Stand By Her: A Breast Cancer Guide for Men, will speak on the topic “It’s all about the Tests: The Laboratory’s Role in the Doctor/Patient Relationship” on Thursday, July 28 at 10 a.m. in booth #603.

- Industry-sponsored workshop — On July 26, Beckman Coulter is sponsoring a hematology industry workshop entitled, “MPV, An ‘Old New’ Parameter.”

- Informational seminars, poster presentations and in-booth theater presentations

— Beckman Coulter will also host a variety of events that discuss current laboratory trends and methods to optimize productivity and workflow efficiency. The diverse list of presenters includes current customers, as well as industry and company experts.

For complete details on all of Beckman Coulter’s products, workshops, posters and activities at this year’s event, visit www.beckmancoulter.com/CLE.

About Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, Calif., develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Recurring revenue, consisting of consumable supplies (including reagent test kits), service and operating-type lease payments, represents about 80 percent of the company’s 2010 revenue of $3.7 billion. For more information, visit www.beckmancoulter.com.

1 Currently available in limited geographies. Pending submission and clearance by the U.S. FDA.

2 Not available in all countries.

3 Pending clearance by the U.S. FDA; not yet available for in vitro diagnostic use.

4 In development. Not currently saleable.

ACL TOP is a registered trademark of Instrumentation Laboratory Company, in the United States and in several international jurisdictions.

Beckman Coulter, the stylized logo, AU and Allegra are trademarks of Beckman Coulter, Inc. and are registered in the USPTO. DxH and DxLab are trademarks of Beckman Coulter, Inc.

High-resolution photos and videos, as well as downloadable copies of press releases and product profiles are available at Beckman Coulter’s online media kit for 2011 Clinical Lab Expo: www.beckmancoulter.com/clemedia.

Please send READER INQUIRIES from this news release directly to Beckman Coulter, c/o K. Delgado, Harte Hanks, 1753 South Pointe Avenue, Ontario, CA 91761. Or e-mail to k_delgado@harte-hanks.com.


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