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    • 1963 – 1966

    Dr. Arnold O. Beckman (1900-2004) invented the first commercially successful electric pH meter in 1934 and thus began a long career manufacturing scientific and medical instruments with National Technical Laboratories,…

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    This instrument detects pollutants in the emissions from vehicles with combustion engines.

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early…

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    The Beckman Instruments IR spectrophotometers began as a request from the Office of Rubber Reserve to Arnold O. Beckman in 1942, asking for an infrared spectrophotometer that they could use to create rubber. Under this…

    • 1964

    This system was created in 1964 by Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group for the United States Air Force's School of Aerospace Medicine. This prototype photosynthetic gas exchanger could support two adult, human…

    • 1970

    Louis T. Rosso joined Beckman Instruments in 1959, initially working in product marketing in the biomedical instrumentation division. He assumed the role of chief operating officer and president of SmithKline Beckman in…

    • 1980

    Donald Strauss was first hired by Beckman Instruments in 1952 as director of employee relations, and he would go on to become vice president of administration before he retired in 1989. He was also mayor of Newport…