LBT Innovations signs up Europe distributor

Microbiology diagnostic device manufacturer LBT Innovations has signed up leading diagnostics group Beckman Coulter as its distributor for the European Union. The company has been commercialising its APAS Independence laboratory instrument (pictured below), an imaging, interpretation, sorting and reporting machine that automatically examines culture plates for the presence of bacterial colonies. Beckman Coulter has signed…

New Touch Industries invests in quality

Melbourne’s New Touch Industries is investing in a new laser cutting and warehousing machine which will produce a better quality product. The company, which makes everything metal from the crown signs on Crown Casino to street benches and rubbish bins and fuel tanks for armoured vehicles, received a $100,000 federal grant. Managing director Brad Drury…