Beckman Instrument's first-quarter profit improves:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Beckman Instruments has reported an improvement in its first-quarter net income to $10.3 million compared with $4.7 million a year earlier, despite a $3.1 million special charge for the automated systems manufacturer's ongoing restructuring programme. Turnover increased 3% to $205 million. Adjusted for currency changes revenues were 1% up on the previous year.
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