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Designs That Make Sense

 

Apricot Designs Company Description

Apricot Designs specializes in providing innovative, accurate, and precise liquid handling technology designed for the increasing complexity and requirements of biotech, clinical, and pharmaceutical research. We manufacture multi-channel micro-volume pipettors, disposable pipette tips, high-performance evaporators, and solid phase extraction and sample preparation devices. Our focus is on the lab automation needs of researchers, scientists and lab professionals worldwide to help them get the best results, so their work is more accurate, more precise, more efficient and thus, more productive.

We focus on the lab automation needs of researchers, scientists and lab professionals worldwide through:

Designs that make sense

We design and manufacture robust multi-channel liquid handling systems with intuitive operator interfaces that bring automated liquid handling capability within the reach of every lab. Years of liquid handling technology experience has resulted in products are affordable, reliable, and easy to use, with small footprints that maximize the use of laboratory space.

Innovation and creativity

Apricot Designs holds several patents covering various aspects of liquid handling technology in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China and many 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.

Recognition of employee commitment to quality

At the core of the organization are the engineers who use their expertise in mechanics and electronics to design the hardware and software to respond to the increasing complexity and requirements of biotech, clinical, and pharmaceutical laboratory environments. They are supported in turn by our in-house machine shop, production teams, and operations staff. We have the capability to respond to requests for equipment modifications and the development of custom equipment as well as custom labware and laboratory consumables.

Alignment of strategy with customer priorities

Apricot Designs continued success is the result of aligning our strategy with our customers’ priorities. The relationships we have developed and valuable feedback we receive from working closely with our customers – industry leaders, in the life sciences and pharmaceutical markets translates into products that reflect the latest developments. Keeping us at the innovation forefront of laboratory research and development.

Dedication to continuous improvement

At Apricot Designs we have attracted a team that shares a vision to develop high-performance equipment that is designed to make sense in terms of efficiency, functionality, accuracy and performance reliability.

Teamwork and effective collaboration

Apricot Designs strives to foster productive integration within the organization and with our partners,distributors, vendors and suppliers, to create mutually beneficial results. We spend a fair amount of time and effort to create an environment for effective collaboration. This includes regular interaction, coordination and information sharing.