Bruker acquires Lactotronic

Bruker announces that it has acquired the business of Lactotronic B.V., a Dutch developer and manufacturer of analytical instruments for the dairy industry, with 25 years of experience in milk analysis. Financial details were not disclosed.

Lactotronic offers high quality and high precision analytical equipment for milk laboratories, including the MIRA™ milk analyzer, to standardize routine milk analysis processes. Its analytical instruments improve milk quality control, as well as the verification of dairy end products, in order to increase production efficiency.

Bruker and Lactotronic have been collaborating on a high-end FT-NIR dairy analyzer capable of analyzing various sample types, from liquid milk products, to solid and semi-solid dairy products. The acquisition will enable further product developments for dairy and milk quality control analyzers.