Bruker Corporation (Bruker) is a global manufacturer of scientific instruments that address the rapidly evolving needs of a diverse array of customers in life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical and molecular diagnostics research, as well as in materials and chemical analysis in various industries and government applications. The Company�s technology platforms include magnetic resonance technologies, mass spectrometry technologies, X-ray technologies, spark-optical emission spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, stylus and optical metrology technology and infrared and Raman molecular spectroscopy technologies. Its manufacture and distribute a broad range of field analytical systems for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives, or CBRNE, detection. In April 2012, it acquired SkyScan N.V. In September 2013, the Company announced that it has acquired Prairie Technologies, Inc. In July 2014, the Company acquired Vutara Incorporated.