Bruker Companies Announce the Opening of a Modern Chinese Applications, Demonstration and Customer Training Center in Beijing

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During the BCEIA 2007 conference, Bruker BioSciences Corp. and the Bruker BioSpin group of companies today announced the official opening of their new Beijing modern applications, demonstration and customer training laboratory, showcasing a wide selection of novel life science and materials research, as well as industrial analysis systems.

This enhanced training and demonstration capacity in Beijing plays a key part in our plans to provide the best technical support for our rapid growth in China. Our commitment to the Chinese scientific and industrial community is further emphasized by this major investment in a state-of-the-art demonstration, training and support facility here in Beijing.

    The new demonstration and training facility includes sample preparation areas and laboratory space equipped with the very latest systems from each of the Bruker companies, including

-- a Bruker BioSpin 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer,

-- a Bruker Daltonics autoflex(TM) III Smartbeam(TM) MALDI-TOF/TOF time-of-flight mass spectrometer for proteomics applications, and MALDI molecular imaging applications,

-- a Bruker Daltonics microflex(TM) high-performance bench-top MALDI-TOF system equipped with the advanced MALDI BioTyper(TM) microorganism identification solution,

-- a Bruker Daltonics HCTultra PTM Discovery system ESI-Ion Trap with Electron Transfer Dissociation (ETD) for post translational modification (PTM) studies,

-- a Bruker Daltonics micrOTOF-Q ESI-Q-q-TOF system for proteomics as well as TargetAnalysis(TM) applications in forensic toxicology, doping control and food safety,

-- a Bruker AXS D8 Discover X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) system for thin film solutions for research, quality control and product development applications

-- a Bruker AXS bench-top S2 Ranger X-ray fluorescence (XRF) system for elemental analysis in liquid, solid or powdered samples,

-- a Bruker AXS S4 Pioneer compact 4 kW wavelength dispersive XRF for high-performance and high sample throughput applications,

-- a Bruker AXS EDS accessory mounted on a third-party SEM for the analysis of solid samples, thin layers or particles under investigation in electron microscopes,

-- a Bruker Optics research-grade VERTEX 70 FT-IR spectrometer,

-- a Bruker Optics TENSOR 27 FT-IR spectrometer,

-- the award-winning very compact Bruker Optics ALPHA FT-IR spectrometer,

-- Bruker Optics FT-NIR instruments for pharmaceutical quality control in support of the over 300 Bruker FT-NIR instruments already in use by the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to screen for counterfeit drugs, as well as

-- a Bruker Optics minispec(TM) TD-NMR instrument for food quality control applications, such as edible oils analysis.

Clive Seymour, Bruker Daltonics Vice President for Asia-Pacific, commented: "Our new and expanded demonstration facility provides the opportunity for scientists to investigate a wide range of applications on our innovative systems, together with obtaining training, demonstrations and advice from Bruker's highly qualified and experienced Beijing team of application scientists. We will provide workshops and training courses here to ensure that our customers gain the maximum benefit from their Bruker products and solutions."

Mr. Werner Schittenhelm, responsible for the Asia/Pacific business of the Bruker BioSpin Group, added: "This enhanced training and demonstration capacity in Beijing plays a key part in our plans to provide the best technical support for our rapid growth in China. Our commitment to the Chinese scientific and industrial community is further emphasized by this major investment in a state-of-the-art demonstration, training and support facility here in Beijing."

The new Bruker combined Beijing Demonstration Centre is located at 11 Zhong Guan Cun, South Avenue, Beijing, and can be reached at +86 (10) 6847 4093 (5), and at http://www.bruker.com.cn

Bruker BioSciences Corporation (Nasdaq: BRKR) is the publicly traded parent company of Bruker AXS Inc., Bruker Daltonics Inc. and Bruker Optics Inc. Bruker AXS is a leading provider of life science, materials research and industrial X-ray analysis and spark-OES tools. Bruker Daltonics is a leading provider of innovative life science tools based on mass spectrometry, and also offers a broad line of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) detection products for homeland security. Bruker Optics is a leading provider of research, analytical and process analysis instruments and solutions based on infrared and Raman molecular spectroscopy technology. Visit: http://www.bruker-biosciences.com

The Bruker BioSpin Group (affiliated privately-held companies not part of Bruker BioSciences) designs, manufactures and distributes enabling life science and analytical research instruments and solutions based on magnetic resonance core technology. Visit: http://www.bruker.com

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