Porvair Sciences Invests in new Microplate Production Facility
News Oct 09, 2007
Porvair Sciences has announced the opening of a new Class 10000 cleanroom at their Wrexham, UK facility. Production of the full Porvair line of highly-regarded microplates has transferred to the new facility.
Featuring multiple ultrasonic welding stations and full tissue-culture treatment facilities, the new cleanroom is designed to accommodate the fast-growing Porvair assay plate business and to give customers faster delivery with improved QA inspection of finished plates.
Production of glass and plastic clear-bottomed assay plates for fluorescence, luminescence and whole-cell adsorption assays has now been streamlined at Wrexham and Porvair Sciences renowned "Extractables-Free" polypropylene deep-well plates, which require tissue-culture treatment, will be transferred to the new site before year end.
Commenting on this investment for the future, Sales & Marketing Manager Steve Knight said "The new facility will improve delivery times for our customers whilst assuring them of the highest quality microplates for HTS, assays and storage - all produced from the highest quality polymers".