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Beckman Coulter, Inc. (BEC) Life Sciences Takes Over Blue Ocean Biomedical for Undisclosed Amount  
3/30/2012 9:02:43 AM

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has acquired Blue Ocean Biomedical, LLC, a Pembroke Pines, Florida-based manufacturer of automated flow cytometry systems and reagents. The transaction provides Beckman Coulter Life Sciences with low complexity analyzers that integrate automated sample preparation and directly address emerging flow cytometry market trends. Driving growth through internal product development and through acquisition of differentiated businesses and technologies is a core strategy for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences. Blue Ocean Biomedical products complement the company’s cytometry portfolio with instruments based on a “sample in, result out” (SIRO) approach that represents a fundamental change in the routine clinical analysis sector.
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