Serving science for 90 years

What our customers say

Kyle Lauersen

A potted history

1934 – From a small workshop in Reading, UK, Arthur Singer founds a company manufacturing basic laboratory apparatus. Their technical expertise is diverted in WW2 to help make specialised components for radar and telecommunications.

1948 – Our first mechatronic instrument, the MK1 micromanipulator, is born. Demand spreads around the globe driving company expansion into a new premises.

1975 – Growing scientific interest in yeast as a model organism fuelled by advances in genetic technology inspires a new business direction into tetrad dissection microscopes.

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
60

HAPPY CUSTOMERS
1700+

Global support option

COUNTRIES SERVED
60+

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YEAR FOUNDED
1934

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CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
NPS RATING 76

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EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION
eNPS RATING 61

Company Values

When it comes to your science there’s simply no time to waste. Ultimately, we exist to make your lab research easier. And we do this because we really believe in the importance of the scientific research you do!

We extend these values to our customers, products and services, employees, environment, surroundings, community, suppliers and anyone else with whom we are connected.

‘CHARGE’

as together we strive to bring cutting-edge microbial automation to agar plates everywhere!


COMMUNITY
We define success beyond profit. Our diverse work-life family and the scientific community we serve are at the core of everything we do.

HONESTY
We believe transparency, fairness, and simplicity builds trust and integrity. It’s what makes us such a jolly nice bunch.

AUTHENTICITY
We’re proud nerds and science punks and we’re not afraid to show it. The unique perspectives each of us brings helps us better serve our customers with genuine and reliable solutions. Only by being our true selves can we win trust.

RESPONSIBILITY
We believe we have a responsibility. To science. To the environment. To our diverse workforce. To growing the employees of the future. And to supporting our communities to thrive.

GROWTH
Together we support our company and each other to grow. We see mistakes as learning opportunities and value ingenuity and innovation over process and pragmatism.

ENJOYMENT
Our ambition is to make the greatest impact while having the most fun. We take pride in our achievements and those of our customers. We play as hard as we work. Did someone say barbecue?

Who we are

Alec Smith
Design Engineer
Fiona Kemm
Scientist
Sally Parish
HSE Officer
Tony Ross-Booker
International Sales Manager
Harrison Every
Software Engineer
Ferdy Smith
Apprentice CNC Technician
Marina Serdar
Product Owner
Callum Scanlon
QC Technician
Ollie Devlin
QC Technician
Nripesh Dhungel
Head of Business & Market Development
Ailsa Stevens
Product Specialist
Ayodeji Dudubo
Technical Project Manager
Matthew Pearson
Regional Channel Manager
Farzaneh Mousavi
Mechanical Engineer
Katie Parrington
HR Officer
Leslie Tetteh
Software Engineer
Iren Parusheva
Graduate Robotics Engineer
Richard Lindsay
IT Network & Support Engineer
Alex Dada
Mechatronic Engineer
Josh Burns
Assembly Technician
Phil Kirk
Senior Scientist
Matthew Price
HR & HSE Manager
Sam Britnell
Software Engineer
Claire Haskins
Product Manager
Douglas Kerr
Logistics Administrator
Sam Harris
CNC Technician
Charlotte Cullen
Marketing Coordinator
Tom Fenn
CNC Technician
Kenny Dyer
CNC Technician
Frederick Heywood
Quality Control Supervisor
Chris Weaver
Digital Marketing Executive
Stuart Norris
Quality Manager
Cameron Munro
Stores & Facilities Technician
Phill van Leersum
Software Engineer
Elaine Harris
Customer Success
Martin Slade
Electronics Integration Engineer
David Bowyer
Automaton Engineer
Richard Sparks
Manufacturing Engineer
Geoff Mold
CI Supply Chain Manager
Matt Lobley
Assembly Technician
Nick Pyburn
Software Engineer
Will Griffin
CI Manager
Jackie Lynn
Finance Assistant
Jo Taphouse-Burt
Assembly Technician
Ashley Scanlon
Service & Support Technician
Robbie Devlin
Managing Director
Zoe Gitsham
Stores Technician
Trevor Clarke
Senior Engineer
Tim Logg
Product Designer
Stuart Beecham
Finance Supervisor
Stephen Johnston
Production Manager
Simon Strong
Director of Finance
Rich Robinson
Assembly Technician
Jack Boyles
Director of Sales & Marketing
Ian Morgan
Service & Support Manager
Harry Singer
CEO
Dane Howells
Senior CNC Technician
Carl Lewis
UX Manager
Ben Pollard
Software Manager
Ade Huxley
Workshop Manager

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