Pharma & Biotech, Chemicals and Energy Drive Growth

| March 7, 2019

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Strategic Directions International (SDi), just released the 2019 Global Assessment Report: The Analytical and Life Science Instrumentation Industry. In this article we discuss some key trends our analysts observed in 2018 and where we believe the industry will find opportunities for growth in 2019 and the upcoming years. The 1000+ page report details updated size, growth and market analyses for over 80 instrument techniques in over 50 market categories. The projections, based on 16 editions over 20+ years of publication, are made on the industry’s prospects out to 2023 and include technology overviews, and detail market segment and regional developments. Additionally, our Quarterly Global Datastream provides not only the most up-to-date market data in four quarterly installments, but also evaluates how fluctuations in major global currencies have affected real growth for each of the markets examined.

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C.S.B. GmbH

Coming from a chemical trading background, CSB is a family operated company that was originally founded in 1993, with the focus on providing services for the preparation of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for its clients in the chemical traders’ and formulators sector. As business grew the legal form was changed to the form of a German GmbH in 1997 and the name was changed to C.S.B. Gradually, we built an interdisciplinary team with experts ranging from EHS Specialists over Human and Ecotoxicologists to Technical Advisors for CLP/GHS. Our employees worked in many different companies and have experience in the chemical trading and industry sector, but also on the authority side, with several ex-employees of the German Competent Authority (BAuA).

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