Demand for custom-built solutions is growth spur
Grant Instruments in Shepreth, a worldwide supplier of scientific, Life Sciences and data acquisition products, has launched a bespoke development and manufacturing business to provide scientific and industrial products that meet customers’ application-specific requirements.
Grant Technologies will focus on markets which leverage Grant’s 50-year heritage and expertise in thermodynamics, data acquisition, analysis and communications, based upon a proven track record of well-engineered, high quality and reliable own-brand products.
Paul Pergande, head of Grant Technologies, said: “We have established this business in response to the increasing demand from companies for fast-turnaround custom-built solutions.”
Grant Technologies specialises in the design and manufacture of equipment for accurately controlling temperature in industrial processes (minus 100°C to +450°C), sample handling and preparation, material testing and quality control in the production environment, medical analysis and diagnostic processes, chemical and pharmaceutical evaluation.
Target markets include, among others, Life Sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, automotive, industrial, oil and petrochemicals, scientific, military and environmental testing. Clients include Leica, Thales, Kew Gardens, Xennia, ALcontrol Laboratories, Whatman Biometra, Stanhope Seta, Schleicher and Schuell.
Grant has invested more than £1 million in new processes over recent years at its 30,000 sq ft production facility at Shepreth on the outskirts of Cambridge.