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Sara Silverman Director of Investor Relations
Lindon Robertson Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Steve Schwartz President and Chief Executive Officer
Jacob Johnson Stephens, Inc.
Patrick Ho Stifel
Paul Knight KeyBanc
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Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Brooks Automation Q1 2021 Financial Results.

During the presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Afterwards, we’ll conduct a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded, Tuesday, February 2, 2021. I would now like to turn the conference over to Sara Silverman, Director of Investor Relations. ahead. go Please

Sara Silverman

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Sara Silverman

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Steve Schwartz

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Lindon Robertson

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Operator

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Jacob Johnson

think comments, for there or be this quarters Maybe benefit really question has the on on the of recently. will like like on your it revenue questions quarter. congrats thanks Hey, obviously, first and that sounds It taking consumables durable. performing sounds growth things, the business has just been also side instruments you strong the from COVID. and been some from But Steve,

on C&I you near-term revenues? the So maybe around comments expand first and the can for maybe durability of then your those outlook on comment

Steve Schwartz

Sure. thanks. Jacob,

capacity bring We’re able online. to

been to We on more reasons some to the you pandemic. we the sourcing of that of days one pretty bring so are have able the has So strong demand say earliest worked hard the more capacity. since

– relatively source have at things, are a demand that been sustained what in lines COVID-specific of durability instruments So has becoming And the prove – a ability level the what’s might can But business, us that had have that that drive it. is just in the they helped terms think of to the And find is we the don’t I and high but and you’re us consumables for they automated. our necessarily lot to aren’t we believe yet instruments to that we have the remain tell because the customers past. the coming the workflow of more of serve lines of to number business. we the

been So that’s workflow be in shift high we environment, manual can volume where no do a of extremely longer accelerated some by a here the done fashion. COVID believe there is and the lines are

that believe to and to least our lot be we think think able of that at that’s number customers us, significant be instruments come people sustainable. more tubes to hope a who the automatable to started we I our will We automated who sustain. and converting do workflows. And a we’ll use

We’re that really that that going have feel in another for the year time. long customers to – confident high are a have that we are out, we prove customers pretty we intend quality to but

Jacob Johnson

helpful. but know of think, us I guys That’s couple can any gene other gene Steve, therapy market you therapy couple and times, heard on you I Got end want if generating just that regarding don’t you market? different color you or – the talk you also about give it, you got to from end business a a kind around cell it. of maybe And revenues then, have cell numbers, I and update lines. of the are

Steve Schwartz

the a So, the we in we capturing a XXX% all opt have gene precision the When with Jacob, everything that that XX% that we is a the it’s really it’s won’t see that we’re we’re basis, and nor but XX% to. precision say growth cell I like-for-like moment it’s don’t therapy, confident we want. on question. – track question – good it We and

But a think we’ll and million, upside magnitude here. our ago. in an this gives was more there’s healthy, year here. are but the an what a $X you that on calculations you one. it idea, from up million lot of working roughly idea are quarter It’s we keep give that’s the But XX%, to by bright XX% it a So, $X numbers these

Jacob Johnson

the it. the taking Congrats quarter. questions. Thanks for on Got

Steve Schwartz

Thanks, Jacob.

Lindon Robertson

Thanks, Jacob.

Operator

Stifel. question the next go line our And Ho with is ahead. you. of from Please Thank Patrick

Your open. line is

Patrick Ho

first nice Thank Happy Year side. on you the much Semiconductor New and belated congrats quarter. maybe and the very a off Steve, on

advanced packaging wins? how your advanced nodes strength, you type top device advanced mentioned particularly advanced you Tier I end share front year shifts these traditionally the remarks of nodes terms see prepared particularly in on structures, you your think lot with X made they’re advanced are usually to X and driving packaging going a more of turns to more more in inroads OEMs, more of techniques, about the will end and seeing you

Steve Schwartz

that. packed lot a is Patrick, a things. there me couple Well, try into of let

next-generation in faster much MagnaTran These from and below. quarter, which expectations. decade. a beyond below you customers launched in transformed the which our quarter market and an in to the way I model the give robot. are as years us shift capability it been we – at with new the there automation speed September products ago MagnaTran that that product And of the is things idea, shipped X less leading units than market – to been MagnaTran two nanometer X has surpassed and the and the we December December launched One Leap in we have has as observed – more that times X for number down X as MagnaTran our X a of than now Leap, MagnaTran this a We lines. the have MagnaTran September X did is been And many vacuum takes of did we we

it an overwhelming So it’s was shift. a –

side on the are are the know We we capabilities we there. we related. significant. the packaging so are know advanced really And see demands What that brought

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Patrick Ho

Sciences. follow-up maybe give a management my services Can of on uses little you business trends think potential storage the question, during more whether Great. in biopharma lot That’s sample environment? helpful. I the you or the additional COVID-related a of that anything really in GENEWIZ opportunities Life strong on quarter. just you management of And you this mentioned business, saw color side as type And sample services the the had services

Steve Schwartz

Sure, Patrick.

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effort been more significant what enhance the capacity business in on XX called be to think You used collections to we’ve a the past on for the think to everyone’s and very ability I we’ve there. aware months, customers to successful and continue our BioStorage capture the and pretty storage capability had

different we’ve from vaccine indeed now COVID-related with to not begun six the but just positive a COVID standpoint, samples. On store companies, the activities,

been has those taken automated or be most have started collections even interesting too. be those using in stores recent opportunities new deemed for we stores, negative, purpose for managing samples to will from so that to quarter, a challenge they're patients And the and us. where automated positive And so and the hours to for later sorted when then three samples are out we're and

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Patrick Ho

at things, upward look look setting in how into Sciences maybe the this record a flow outlook environment, the cash And you XXXX. company? good? the also flow metrics strong given question business starting cash the now of the final in on cash Great. do Is for generation you positive, Semi potentially terms of for generation as side turn capital flow working generation Lindon Life especially very a With or year go to momentum with

Lindon Robertson

we Yes, six Patrick, the million last two quarters, And months. and you that $XXX I the in few QX combined, that's of two if exactly at million short quarters, QX think a what just last look we're expect.

think I indicative forward. of the capability you're going business seeing

M&A sheet our to as It's that. So not just invest, our but about on we're It's for ability quite potential converting put cash. well. to pleased organically, balance fueling some to

with really that. And so we're pleased

Patrick Ho

much. Great. very Thank you

Lindon Robertson

the Appreciate Thanks, Yes. Patrick. call.

Operator

go Instructions] ahead. Please Our Paul line the is with [Operator question KeyBanc. next of Knight from

Your is open. line

Paul Knight

FX organic the Hey, Lindon, what What was impact growth? in quarter? was

Lindon Robertson

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Paul Knight

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Steve Schwartz

impact. didn't COVID talk we No, to

Lindon Robertson

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Paul Knight

COVID, Around Lindon?

Lindon Robertson

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Paul Knight

would… you Why

Steve Schwartz

Paul, we're clear on to this one I make sure that want too.

customers from COVID, We who buying first not the have be is priority. some consumables of those might us that C&I for because COVID are always

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Paul Knight

expansion specifically, potential lastly Right. regarding thereof? square China, what's what's the timing where in and footage, And the contribution GENEWIZ, then

Lindon Robertson

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Paul Knight

you Thank very Okay. much.

Lindon Robertson

Paul. You bet. Thanks,

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