BioNews No. 44: How pipette tips influence assay results

The international standard ISO 8655:2002 recommends the use of pipettes and tips by the same manufacturer. In a study conducted by Eppendorf with standard tips from 15 different manufacturers this recommendation proved to be true. The study results showed a dramatic influence of the tip on the pipetting results.


Read more in the new Eppendorf BioNews (issue 44)


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Thomas Bachmann is new Chief Executive Officer of the Eppendorf Group

"I am looking forward to working with Eppendorf's very competent and committed global management to develop the company sustainably and successfully in the years to come."
Thomas Bachmann - Chief Executive Officer of the Eppendorf Group

Thomas Bachmann

Thomas Bachmann became Chief Executive Officer of the Eppendorf Group on August 1, 2015. Following the departure of Eppendorf's previous CEO, the company's Chief Financial Officer, Detmar Ammermann, had exercised the function of Spokesman of the Management Board on an interim basis in addition to his responsibilities as CFO.

Bachmann, who has been a member of the Eppendorf Supervisory Board since 2013, came to Eppendorf from his position as President of the Bruker BioSpin Group. He has been active in the life science sector since 2005, when he took on the overall management of the globally active Tecan Group, which is headquartered in Switzerland.

"We are very pleased that we have been able to win Thomas Bachmann as our Chief Executive Officer," said Klaus Fink, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Eppendorf Group. "He has demonstrated his expertise and his strategic foresight in many ways during more than 25 years of experience in international management positions."

Bachmann explains: "Eppendorf is an innovative, customer-oriented company with a strong, well-known brand and a global orientation, and it succeeds again and again in making important contributions to analytic, medical, diagnostic and life science laboratories. I am looking forward to working with Eppendorf's very competent and committed global management to develop the company sustainably and successfully in the years to come."


Eppendorf BioNews No. 43 out now!

Eppendorf BioNews No. 43 out now

The latest edition of our printed newsletter features interesting product innovations: the BioFlo® 320, a flexible solution for process control in cell culture and fermentation, two handy HeatSealers for reliable sealing of different plate formats, our CryoCube® ultra-low temperature freezers as well as the Eppendorf Cell Imaging Consumables for efficient cell growth and precise fluorescence analysis.

Furthermore, you will find Application Notes, news, tips, and our popular prize competition!



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Eppendorf wins Frost & Sullivan award

Frost and Sullivan recognize Eppendorf with the 2015 North American New Product Innovation Award for Liquid Handling

"Frost & Sullivan independent analysis of the Liquid handling market confirms that Eppendorf’s superior portfolio is truly cutting-edge, high-value products designed with customer needs in mind. What differentiates Eppendorf is its ability to continually launch smart product advancements in a relatively mature marketplace. The company is always innovating, fastidious in its design, and proactive in matching new products to emerging needs. Frost & Sullivan's competitive analysis reveals that Eppendorf has earned a stellar brand reputation and a loyal customer following in the liquid handling market. For its commitment to innovation and delivering customer-focused products to meet the ranging needs of its industry, Frost & Sullivan is pleased to present the 2015 New Product Innovation Award for Liquid Handling to Eppendorf."

Liquid handling is a core process in nearly every life science laboratory. Eppendorf has made this a focus with their reliable instruments and consumables which are indispensable in today’s laboratory.

In its analysis Frost and Sullivan cited several key factors recognizing Eppendorf’s achievements:

"Eppendorf’s relentless pursuit of innovation leading to trailblazing liquid handling products has earned the company the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Leadership Award for the Liquid Handling Market."


Eppendorf wins Best New General Lab Product at the Scientists´ Choice Award

Eppendorf is proud to announce that the best New General Lab Product of 2014 was presented to our Multipette M4

SelectScience has announced the winners of the Scientists’ Choice Awards and the launch of its new website during a special ceremony held at the Pittcon 2015 Conference and Expo. This year’s awards, nominated and voted by scientists around the world, celebrate new products that have significantly contributed towards laboratory efforts in 2014.

Eppendorf is proud to announce that the Best New General Lab Product of 2014 was presented to the Multipette M4 from Eppendorf.  

Kerry Parker, Editor-in-Chief of SelectScience, said: “This year, more than 7,400 scientists worldwide participated in the Scientists' Choice Awards, celebrating the most innovative technologies of 2014 from the most successful manufacturers. The Reviewers' Choice Awards showcase the power of impartial reviews and enable scientists to make informed purchasing decisions.”


Eppendorf back on sound course for growth

- Sales increase 5.7%  - Income from operations (EBIT) of approximately €95.7 million

Hamburg, May 26, 2015 – In fiscal year 2014, the Eppendorf Group achieved sales of €531.1 million (prior year: €502.7 million), corresponding to a 5.7% increase when adjusted for currency effects. Income from operations (EBIT) rose to €95.7 million (prior year: €93.8 million), and 2014 net income declined to €65.7 million (prior year: €67.5 million).

In addition, significant capital investments were made in the further expansion of the company's sales structures and the set-up of production facilities, i.e. for the introduction of new product lines. Expenses for research and development also increased to €29.4 million (prior year: €28.2 million). The number of employees rose to 2,927 worldwide (prior year: 2,848).

Detmar Ammermann, Spokesman of the Management Board and Eppendorf's Chief Financial Officer: “The outstanding performance of our employees, our rigorous implementation of our strategies and the positive developments on the market all resulted in very positive sales growth of 5.7%. On the basis of this solid result, we will continue to pursue our strategic goals and increase customer benefit sustainably.”