Bruker AXS Announces Agreement to Acquire the Princeton Gamma-Tech (PGT) X-Ray Microanalysis Business


Bruker AXS Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the PGT X-ray microanalysis business with annual revenues of $5-6 million from Princeton Gamma-Tech Instruments, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2005.

On October 14, 2005, Bruker AXS had announced an agreement to acquire Roentec AG, an X-ray microanalysis company based in Berlin, Germany. After the closing of both transactions, Roentec AG and the PGT Microanalysis Business will be combined into the new 'Bruker AXS Microanalysis Group', which will focus on the $150 million per annum global X-ray microanalysis market.

The PGT microanalysis business features an excellent X-ray microanalysis product line, with advanced technology, and many outstanding data acquisition and analysis software features. Moreover, the PGT microanalysis business has extensive distribution and service capabilities in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.

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