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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. manufactures and supplies products and systems used to separate complex chemical and biological materials, as well as to identify, analyze, and purify their components for life science research, healthcare, analytical chemistry, and other markets. The company operates through two segments, Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics. The Life Science segment develops, manufactures, and markets a range of reagents, apparatus, and laboratory instruments that are used in research techniques, biopharmaceutical production processes, and food testing regimes. It focuses on selected segments of the life sciences market in proteomics, genomics, biopharmaceutical production, cell biology, and food safety. This segment serves universities and medical schools, industrial research organizations, government agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotechnology researchers, food producers, and food testing laboratories. The Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells, and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits, and specialized quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the diagnostics market. Its products include reagents, instruments, and software, which address specific niches within the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) test market. This segment sells its products to reference laboratories, hospital laboratories, state newborn screening facilities, physicians’ office laboratories, transfusion laboratories, and insurance and forensic testing laboratories. The company offers its products through its direct sales force and a service network. It has operations in Europe, Pacific Rim, the United States, and internationally. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Hercules, California.

7,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1952

bio-rad laboratories-a (BIO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $843.1K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $423.3K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $609.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Cli...
Total Annual Compensation: $432.6K
Chief Strategy Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $425.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bio-rad laboratories-a (BIO) Key Developments

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Announces Launch of Bioplex(R) 2200 25-OH Vitamin D Kit

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of the BioPlex(r) 2200 25-OH Vitamin D kit for use on the company's BioPlex(r) 2200 system in U.S. markets. The assay offers a fully-automated method for the quantitative measurement of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D in human serum. The Vitamin D testing market has seen considerable growth over the past several years. In addition to the critical role Vitamin D plays in bone health, a number of recent studies have demonstrated associations between Vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer. Based on data from a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey several years ago, the CDC estimates that approximately 30% of the U.S. population has low levels of Vitamin D. The BioPlex 2200 system is the first and only fully-automated, random access multiplex testing system, providing clinical laboratories the capability to rapidly process or "multiplex" multiple individual tests that are traditionally processed separately. The BioPlex 2200 system conserves patient sample volume, helps consolidate workstations, and simplifies workflow.

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 28, 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 28, 2015., at 04:00 Pacific Daylight. Location: corporate offices, 1000 Alfred Nobel Drive. Agenda: To consider and election of two directors by the holders of outstanding class a common stock and four directors by the holders of outstanding class B common stock; to consider a proposal to ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015; and to consider such other matters as may properly come before the meeting and at any adjournments or postponements thereof.

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. provided earnings guidance for the year 2015. Looking to 2015, the company estimates that CapEx spending will be in the $130 million to $140 million range, as it continue to invest in its global ERP system and facilities. The combined result of opportunities and challenges leads the company to the expectation of sales growth in 2015 similar to 2014. That is, around 3% on a currency-neutral basis for the full year. The combined result of opportunities and challenges leads to the expectation of sales growth in 2015 similar to 2014. That is, around 3% on a currency-neutral basis for the full year. In sum, consolidated currency-neutral outlook for full year gross margin is to be around 55% despite price pressure across several product lines and regions, and outlook for the currency-neutral operating margin is to be around 9% for the full year.


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