2011

In continuance to broaden the company's scope into the life sciences market and semiconductor equipment, Brooks acquired RTS and Nexus. 2011 also began our clinical store partnership with Beckman/Danaher.

2012/13

In an effort to making a significant contribution to the development of new solutions that further the growth of our Life Sciences business, Brooks acquired Matrical Bioscience.

2014

With the increased desire to bring state-of-the-art biological sample storage consumables into our portfolio, Brooks acquired FluidX and 22% of BioCision. This was the year Brooks extended their reach and leadership in the value chain advancing the integrity of our customers' samples.

2015

To broaden the customer base that is storing samples at ultracold temperatures, Brooks acquired BioStorage Technologies. This was a year of opening doors expand into new markets like hospitals and universities so in addition, this year Brooks gained an equity stake in Pharmaseqand and an Acoustics Consumables Partnership with Labcyte.

July 2016

Successfully launches Biostore III Cryo which is a new cryogenic storage system that offers sample automation, cold chain management, and improved security and accessibility while maintaining sample protection within a liquid nitrogen environment. Along with these goals, Brooks also Expanded Informatics Platform further growing their portfolio.

November 2016

Brooks Life Sciences buys Cool Lab, LLC, a subsidiary of BioCision, LLC. The purchase culminates a two-year collaboration between the two companies, which have developed new products designed to bring customers advanced temperature control solutions and better sample integrity, quality and utility across the cold chain of custody.

 

July 2017

Brooks Life Sciences acquires Pacific Bio-Material Management, Inc., a premier provider of biobank storage and cold-chain logistics for biological sample materials. The purchase improves our ability to provide to US customer nationwide transport, cold-chain transport and relocation services from coast-to-coast, as well as the storage of precious research samples.

August 2017

Brooks Life Sciences adds FreezerPro® and BioBankPro® to Informatics portfolio. FreezerPro and BioBankPro provide dynamic sample and specimen tracking within storage freezers and holistically provide sample history and data critical to sample quality, security, and viability.

 

October 2017

Brooks Life Sciences acquires 4titude, Ltd., a privately-held manufacturer of scientific consumables for biological sample materials used in a variety of genomic and DNA analytical applications. 4titude is widely recognized for its innovative range of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) plates, seals and related bench-top instrumentation.