ANTWERP, Belgium – April 2, 2012 – Bruker Corporation today announced that it has acquired all of the shares of SkyScan N.V., a scientific instruments company located near Antwerp, Belgium. Financial details were not disclosed. For the remainder for 2012, the acquisition of SkyScan is expected to add approximately $13 million to Bruker’s revenue and to be accretive to EPS by about $0.01. SkyScan’s revenue is derived approximately 50% from materials science and 50% from life science and preclinical imaging applications.
Maybe it is not as common and cheap as buying a microwave oven, but probably there are some of you who have thought about purchasing a microCT scanner, right?
Your questions: “Who are the scanner manufacturers?”, “Should I buy a scanner?”, “What scanner ?”. This post will point you towards the information you need to make up your mind.
At the end the decision whether the investment is worthwhile depends on many things. What do you want to use microCT for? How often? Do you know how to operate a scanner? Do you have the right resources? And many more….