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2011-06-23 13:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) has won two American Business Awards - Stevie Awards - Most Innovative Company of the Year (for companies with less than 2,500 employees) and Business Innovation of the Year for the MAGPIX System. A record number of nominations were submitted this year with more than 2,800 organizations from virtually all company sizes and industries. In addition to Luminex, notable Stevie Award nominees this year include...

2011-06-21 15:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held EraGen Biosciences, Inc., an innovator in molecular diagnostic testing technologies for infectious disease and genetic applications. Under the terms of the agreement Luminex will purchase all outstanding shares of EraGen for approximately $34 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments. The transaction is anticipated to close within the...

2011-06-08 15:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas and KOLN, Germany, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) and the Kliniken der Stadt Koln, Institute of Pathology and Institute for Hygiene today announced that Luminex's newly released xTAG® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) is being used successfully as a first-line screen for patients at Kliniken der Stadt Koln suspected of having an E. coli infection. This includes the detection of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) causing...

2011-06-01 16:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX), today announced it has signed a global sales and distribution agreement with Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) for its award-winning MAGPIX multiplexing instrument for analysis of proteins for research use. Launched in July 2010, MAGPIX is a compact multiplex analyzer that can quickly, accurately and reproducibly detect 50 different analytes simultaneously on a single sample, including proteins and...

2011-05-31 16:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX) today announced that management will present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference to be held June 6-9 in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) The investor presentation by Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at...

2011-05-09 14:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Financial and operating highlights include the following: Consolidated first quarter revenue was $43.3 million, a 30 percent increase over the first quarter of 2010 First quarter 2011 consumable sales of $15.0 million, a 53 percent increase over the first quarter of 2010 First quarter 2011 shipments of 197 multiplexing analyzers...

2011-05-04 23:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas and MILAN, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) announced today that it has received CE marking for its new xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP).This innovative assay is the first test of its kind to help identify up to 95 percent of the disease causing pathogens in a single test. It delivers the highest number of relevant answers per sample in time to positively affect patient care. (Logo:...

2011-04-18 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX) today announced that it expects to report results for the first quarter of 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011. A press release announcing the results is scheduled for release after the close of trading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) Management will hold a conference call to discuss the operating highlights and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, on May 9,...

2011-04-07 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX) has won a 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award in the category of In Vitro Diagnostics for its innovative MAGPIX® system. Introduced in 2010, MAGPIX is a compact, versatile laboratory analysis platform designed to improve productivity by delivering multiple highly accurate, reproducible results from a single sample. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) MAGPIX can...

2011-03-02 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX) today announced that senior management will present at the 31st Annual Health Care Conference to be held March 7 -9, 2011, in Boston, MA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) The investor presentation by Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 1:20 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The presentation will be webcast live and may be...


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