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Brabender GmbH is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for rheology, processing development, laboratory scale compounding, extrusion, mixing applications and moisture. Their extensive product line is utilized for sample preparation, R&D, evaluation, quality control, new product development and production environments. There main areas of expertise are in the fields of Food, Polymers and Chemicals.


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Brabender Messtechnik´s core areas of business are the production of devices for measuring residual moisture in plastics, measuring the viscosity of fluids and paste, and temperature dependent measurement of plastic elasticity. It is one of the world´s leading suppliers and instruments are to be found in most plastic and fluid/paste media processing industries.


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CAMAG is the world leader in instrumental Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC / HPTLC). Camag provides high-end instruments, tools and concepts for TLC/HPTLC, support to its clients with training, technical and contract laboratory services. Wherever complex substance mixtures are analyzed (e.g. herbal, environmental or forensic samples), TLC/HPTLC often is an excellent alternative to GC and HPLC. Moreover, it has proven value as a solid quantitative analysis technique in quality assurance of food, pharmaceuticals and other industrial products. Since 1961, CAMAG is dedicated to the development and manufacturing of instruments, software and consumables for all steps of the TLC/HPTLC procedure. Camag products are truly Swiss made and have an excellent reputation throughout the world. Camag was founded in 1958 and  is headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland.


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FOSS develops rapid, reliable and dedicated analytical solutions for routine testing to allow for fast decisions on how to maximise value of production of agricultural food products.FOSS has more than 50 years of experience as the leading provider of dedicated analytical solutions to maximise value of production of agricultural food products. FOSS was founded in 1956 as N. Foss Electric A/S by Nils Foss. His business plan was to automate otherwise time-consuming analytical methods by offering a fast and cost efficient method of analysis - a principle that still holds true today. The first instruments were developed to test moisture in grain. These were followed by analytical solutions for the dairy industry - a major business area for FOSS alongside a growing range of other application areas.


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The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments including the most Advanced Particle Characterization instruments in the World, these include Particle Sizing instruments from less than 1 nm to over 3.5 mm, Zeta Potential and Particle Shape analyzers,  for applications ranging from R&D to Quality control for a diverse range of industries, including Pharma, Cement, Paints, Polymers and Life Science


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Since 1967 LAUDA has been developing, manufacturing and selling reliable precision measuring instruments that have become firmly established worldwide in research, teaching and quality assurance.

LAUDA Scientific is your partner for measuring instruments for determining the viscosity of polymer solutions, optical contact angle measuring instruments for measuring the free surface energy and the wetting behavior, and classical tensiometers for determining the surface and interfacial tension of oils and surfactants.


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The Analyzing & Testing business unit of the NETZSCH Group develops and manufactures a complete high-precision instrument line for thermal analysis and thermophysical properties measurement, as well as offering world class commercial testing services in our laboratories. Our instrumentation is employed for research and quality  control in the polymer sector, the chemical industry, the areas of inorganic and building materials, and environmental analysis. Instruments for controlling – such as for in-situ cure monitoring – complete our product line.


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Founded by Prof Peter B Stockwell in 1983, PSA has gained an international reputation as leaders in the determination of these environmentally important elements. Matrices include water, soils, sludges, effluents and gases with customers and installations worldwide. The company's initial focus was supplying accessories for automating and improving the detection limits of Atomic Absorption, Inductively Coupled and Direct Current Plasma spectrometry detection systems. Products included Hydride/Vapour Generators, Autosamplers and Valve Switching Units. PSA's offices in Orpington, Kent, UK, offer extensive facilities for the design, development and manufacture of its product range. Most of the research and development work is carried out in-house in its purpose built laboratory. System manufacture is also carried out on-site and this gives greater quality control and the ability to continuously improve performance, reliability and design.In September 2002 PSA launched its USA Office. Situated in Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA it provides additional sales and service support to its customers in the US.


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Under the Thermo Scientific brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:TMO), Thermo Scientific help scientists meet the challenges they face in the lab or in the field every day. From routine analysis to new discoveries, its innovations help professionals do the science they need to do, the way they want to do it. Thermo's high-end analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents help its customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Thermo Fisher Scientific is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.


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Tinius Olsen is an 1880 established leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist materials testing systems and solutions. Tinius Olsen systems are designed for use in Research, Quality Control and Education sectors proving the strength and performance of materials, components and devices.

Today all Tinius Olsen systems utilize elements of automation to some extent, from automatic gripping to full robotic systems. All are designed to support productivity, repeatability and traceability in manufacturing environments. Through its proactive input in developing international test standards, Tinius Olsen testing systems complies with relevant ASTM, ISO, EN, JIS, GB and GOST standards, meeting client’s strategic needs.


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Tosoh Bioscience provides liquid chromatography products to laboratories and manufacturing plants in the Americas. While the majority of our customers are employed in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, our HPLC columns and systems are essential tools for sample analysis in most industries. Our dedicated size-exclusion HPLC system is predominantly used in the chemical and electronic industries. In the field of biotechnology, our preparative chromatography resins play a critical role in the purification of proteins and nucleic acids for medical purposes.


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Based in the beautiful Spa town of Malvern, famous for its mineral water since 1622 and in modern times famous for its high technology, Malvern became the home of the Telecommunications Research Establishment, renowned for its role in the development of radar. Since then Malvern has become a centre for many high tech companies, and we are proud to be a part of this tradition. Xoptix manufacture in-process particle size monitoring systems which are used in industry, to control processes which involve the production of microscopic particles. Xoptix bring in-process particle size monitoring technology to industry in an easy to integrate, small footprint, easy to use package at a fraction of the cost of existing technology. There is a wealth of experience within the company and the development team is an international collaboration of specialists in particle characterisation and associated fields.


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