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About Apricot Designs

Apricot Designs Inc. (Apricot Designs) located in Covina, California USA, designs and manufactures multichannel micro-volume pipettors, disposable pipette tips, and solid phase extraction and sample preparation devices for markets worldwide.

Apricot Designs was established in 1989 to serve the pharmaceutical industry with purpose-built laboratory equipment and accessories that provide innovative, accurate, and precise liquid handling technology. Apricot products reflect the latest developments and increasing complexity and requirements of biotech, clinical, and pharmaceutical research.

Our on-going commitment is to help you get the best results, and our continued success stems from working closely with you, our customers in the life sciences and pharmaceutical markets.

Apricot Designs is ISO 9001:2015 certified and we have implemented the management system and work practices to improve customer satisfaction as we continue to focus on the lab automation needs of researchers, scientists and lab professionals worldwide.

We develop and manufacture instruments that can work as stand-alone systems or can be paired with large high-end models to improve efficiency and throughput. As a result, we have become one of the world’s leading suppliers of mid-range liquid handling systems.

We sincerely appreciate your business and the trust you have placed in us as we strive to bring automated liquid handling capability within reach of every lab. <Read More>

Apricot Designs Mission

Our mission to design and manufacture high-quality liquid handling instruments and products that meet or exceed customer expectations and industry standards, has guided our actions for 30 years.

As liquid handling experts and specialists in multichannel micro-volume pipettors, disposable pipette tips, and solid phase extraction and sample preparation devices for drug discovery and research applications, we focus on the lab automation needs of researchers, scientists and lab professionals worldwide.

Apricot Designs Quality Policy Statement

Apricot is committed to the development, manufacture, and service of products that meet or exceed customer expectations and industry standards, through the DIRECT approach.

D Designs that make sense
I Innovation and creativity
R Recognition of employee commitment to quality
E Equating customer’s priorities with the company’s efforts
C Continuous improvement
T Teamwork and effective collaboration
 
Apricot Designs Patents

We hold several patents related to liquid handling technology and related areas in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China. Apricot Designs' technology is used in products sold by the company and in products offered by its commercial partners. Several of our innovations were firsts in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Our 384-Channel Pipettors are compatible with 384-, 1536- and 96-well labware. This downward compatibility was the first of its kind. Another innovation – our patented ESP tips, provide superior sealing yet require lower loading force when compared to conventional tip designs.

Apricot Designs and Lab Automation

We specialize in purpose-built laboratory equipment providing accurate, precise and affordable liquid handling technology, lab automation.

Lab automation is the backbone of biotech, clinical, and pharmaceutical research because it increases the speed and accuracy of tests, saving time, and enabling researchers to focus on scientific discovery instead of repetitive manual tasks. Increasingly lab automation also plays a vital role in addressing R&D inefficiency by enhancing the quality of the results and creating efficiencies in the process.

At Apricot Designs, we are proud to call ourselves specialists in multichannel micro-volume pipettors, disposable pipette tips, and high-performance solvent evaporators. Over the years, we have provided products to satisfied customers such as Pfizer, Abbott, Merck, Genentech, Amgen, Roche, AstraZeneca ... and many others. And the key to our continued success is that we work closely with our customers, who provide us with valuable feedback and ongoing communication. As a result, our products reflect the latest demands in the forefront of the industry.

Apricot Designs Global Presence

We continue to expand our offerings and grow our presence in markets around the world in response to the needs of our customers. Our global network of distributors serves as a bridge to our customers and enables us to compete directly with larger firms.

As a result, you can find Apricot Designs products almost anywhere in the world where liquid handling is performed, bringing automated liquid handling capability within the reach of every lab.

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