Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference 2018

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(SLS) Scientific Laboratory Supplies

SLS have grown to become the UK’s largest independent supplier of laboratory equipment, chemicals and consumables. Because of our independence, we are unique in our approach to sourcing and supplying the highest quality, best value products and brands, providing precisely what you need, exactly when you need it.

Whatever you are looking for, you can be sure our team will take care of you and provide a dedicated service that’s designed entirely around you and your business.


The Food Safety business is part of the global science-based technology company, 3M. With $30 billion in sales, 90,000 employees and over 55,000 products, 3M connects with and serves customers around the world.  

3M invests about six per cent of its sales revenue in research and development and is recognised as a global innovator, producing more than 3000 patents each year.  

3M offers a comprehensive range of food safety solutions: rapid hygiene management and allergen control; advanced pathogen detection; sample handling; end product screening; and supply chain product temperature monitoring.


Advanced are one of the UK's largest and fastest growing software companies. We pride ourselves on delivering focused software solutions for public sector, enterprise, commercial and health care organisations that simplify complex business challenges and deliver immediate value. 

Our Cloud-based spend management and eMarketplace solutions enable Buyers to achieve their strategic goals through greater operating efficiency and cost management; whilst also giving Suppliers the opportunity to gain competitive advantage, build revenue and strengthen business relationships. The solutions also integrate with Advanced’s financial management solutions and other ERP offerings to deliver modular, scalable solutions for companies of any size.

AND Instruments Ltd

Established in 1991 as a subsidiary office of A&D Company, Japan, A&D Instruments Ltd is the sales, distribution and support office for Europe. From our UK offices we support a network or dealers and distributors across Europe, primarily supporting our Scientific & Industrial Weighing & Measuring systems together with our Professional & Home Healthcare products.

As well as maintaining a fully stocked warehouse offering fast delivery times across Europe, we also offer after-sales service, technical support and maintenance training backup from our UK based technical service workshop.

Our Mission: Discover Precision.

Astell Scientific Ltd

Astell Scientific is the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of steam sterilizers. Astell autoclaves, steam generators and effluent decontamination systems (EDS) are designed to meet the exacting demands of modern laboratory professionals, and as such incorporate innovations such as colour touchscreen controllers as standard throughout the range.

  • Circular section autoclaves from 30-330 litres
  • Square Section autoclaves from 125 - 2000 litres
  • Steam Generators up to 72 kW
  • Effluent Decontamination Systems (EDS)
  • Customized steam sterilizers to meet the most challenging of applications

Biochemical Society

The Biochemical Society has over 7,000 members across the world from undergraduates to retired individuals.   

The Biochemical Society promotes the future of molecular biosciences; facilitating the sharing of expertise, supporting the advancement of biochemistry and molecular biology, and raising awareness of their importance in addressing societal grand challenges.  

We achieve this by bringing together molecular bioscientists, supporting the next generation of biochemists, promoting and sharing knowledge, and promoting the importance of our discipline.


As an independent German family-run company, BRAND has been a trusted partner and reference in the laboratory for over 60 years. BRAND develops, produces and distributes innovative laboratory equipment of superior quality. The focus is in the areas of life sciences, chemistry, pharmaceutical and process analysis.      

At the Scientific Laboratory Show BRAND presents its comprehensive product range, including Liquid Handling Instruments (dispensers, burettes, manual and electronic single-/multichannel and repetitive pipettes), volumetric glassware, premium consumables for analysis and Life Science (PCR, storage, HTS/ UHTS, UV-cuvettes, immunology, cell culture).


Made in Switzerland, loved in the UK.  

What is BUCHI UK?

We are a group of people that listen to your requirements for your laboratory and tailor a solution to meet your needs.

From the serious research lab to award-winning cocktails bars, you will find BUCHI products in all the places you would think – along with some places you would not have dreamed of!

Carbolite Gero Ltd

CARBOLITE GERO has more than 100 years of experience in thermal engineering the brand is synonymous with high quality, leading heat technology in the design and manufacture of laboratory and industrial ovens and furnaces ranging from 30 °C to 3000 °C with a focus on vacuum and special atmosphere technology.

The Company has two manufacturing and sales sites. One is based in Derbyshire, United Kingdom, where Carbolite has been manufacturing laboratory and industrial ovens and furnaces up to 1800 °C since 1938; the second facility is located in Neuhausen, Germany, manufacturing high-temperature furnaces to 3000 °C.

Cleaver Scientific Ltd

Cleaver Scientific is a manufacturing company situated in Rugby UK that offers a range of instruments, chemicals and consumables for both Electrophoresis and Life Science Laboratory. Founded in 2004 the company has been thriving towards excellency both in manufacturing and customer support. Each product represents the culmination of the combined creativity, technical and engineering expertise acquired over many years by our in-house manufacturing and scientific product development team. Cleaver Scientific’s aim is to continually provide life science researchers with high quality products to help them accelerate their research in proteomics and genomics successfully.


Since 1955, Cole-Parmer has been a leading global source of test & measurement, life sciences and fluid handling products, instrumentation, equipment and supplies.  We are proven experts in the fields of temperature measurement and control, electrochemistry and chromatography.  Our products & instruments are used extensively in the industrial, pharmaceutical, life sciences, environmental and food & beverage industries.  Our portfolio of unique industry-leading brands includes Argos, Electrothermal, Environmental Express, Ismatec, Jenway, Kinesis, Masterflex, PCRmax, Stuart, Techne, TELOS®, Traceable, Vaplock and a wide range of private-label products.

Corning Life Sciences

Corning offers its expertise and broad product portfolio and trusted quality brands Corning®, Falcon®, Axygen®, Gosselin™, to support product pipeline from discovery to commercial production.

Corning pioneered the development of novel tools providing easier access to in vivo-like 3D models, and supports research with a diverse and evolving portfolio of innovative 3D cell culture products, solutions, protocols, and expertise. Stop by to discuss Corning Surfaces—including Corning Matrigel® Matrix, Transwell® Inserts, and essential cell culture media— and find out how our brands and technical expertise will help support you to provide better ways to advance your research.

Dynamica Scientific

Dynamica Scientific Ltd. Is the UK & Ireland distribution business of Techcomp Europe for the brands of Himac, Japan Centrifuges, Precisa Gravimetrics AG, Switzerland balances, Froilabo SAS, France Temperature controlled storage equipment & Dynamica range of Centrifuges, Spectrophotometers and Microplate Readers.

We are proud to partner with SLS in the UK market for the Himac range of Ultra & High Speed Centrifuges and in the sales and distribution of the Precisa Balances from our base in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.

Ecosafe S.A.

Ecosafe is the Swiss specialist in storage and use of dangerous products (flammable, corrosive, toxic, noxious and pesticides products) in laboratory and industry. We offer a large range of safety cabinets for the storage of chemical products and a full range of ductless fume hoods equipped with active coal filters and/or particles filters (HEPA H14). We also propose a range of safety showers and eye-washers, antifire equipment and pallet and accumulation centres for spill containment. Our materials are in compliance with the strictest international regulations and norms: EN 14470-1, EN 14470-2, FM, NF X 15-211.


Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops, manufactures and distributes instruments, consumables and services for liquid, sample and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes, automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, complete equipment for DNA amplification, as well as consumables such as micro test tubes and pipette tips. In addition, Eppendorf is a provider of ultra-low temperature freezers, CO2 incubators, shakers and fermentation/bioprocess equipment. Eppendorf Product Specialists will be on hand to answer any questions, provide demonstrations and discuss ways in which our products can assist you in your laboratory work.


Esco Group is a renowned life science company with a diversified portfolio and sales in over 100 countries. As a world leading manufacturer of laboratory and biopharma equipment, and IVF medical devices, Esco offers tailored solutions that fit the needs of laboratories. With three divisions, namely, Life Sciences, Medical and Healthcare, Esco contributes to meet the challenges of the 21st century by continuously innovating our products to support cutting-edge research, helping biopharmaceutical companies make their drugs safer and more cost-effective, enabling lower cost manufacturing of vaccines, and directly through innovative medical devices and diagnostics.

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare's Life Sciences business provides tools for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing and cellular technologies, so research scientists worldwide can be more productive, effective and creative. Our vision is to be the start-to-finish bioprocessing solution provider, the partner of choice in cell and protein research and the leader in life sciences services. Building on our broad expertise across life sciences, we are firmly committed to help researchers understand life at a molecular level and develop solutions that can prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure disease.

Getinge UK

From quality control to general laboratory research, Lancer ULTIMA series washers meet space and budget requirements in laboratories performing a range of critical applications where clean labware is essential.

The exclusive Prolux programmable microprocessor controller commands a full range of prewash, wash, rinse and drying functions through simple touchscreen menus on all ULTIMA series washers. The convenience of four preset programs for light to heavy loads simplifies operation, while more complex programs can be customized whenever needed to meet specific applications.


Gilson is the market leader of pipettes, tips and accessories worldwide. The PIPETMAN® brand is synonymous with superior performance and ergonomics, ensuring quality research with the highest levels of accuracy and precision. Our pipettes come with an unrivalled Lifetime Warranty which guarantees the lowest maintenance costs and premium performance at all times.  With our extensive range of instruments we enable verifiable science and makes lab life easier for researchers.


Grant is a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing innovative scientific and data acquisition tools for the scientific, healthcare and industrial markets. Over the past 65 years we have developed products and custom solutions to help our customers make vital life-changing discoveries, together with routine analysis. We have built a strong track record in quality, reliability, customer-led service and support, thanks to our pioneering inventions and dedicated team, making Grant the clear partner of choice.

Haier Biomedical

Haier Biomedical is one of the world’s leading suppliers of life science equipment, and part of the $32 billion Haier Group. Established in 1998, it designs, manufactures and sells laboratory equipment for the global market to enable scientific researchers and clinicians across the globe to perform research projects, produce medicines and treatments.  

Haier Biomedical has been developing and pioneering smarter, greener and cleaner technologies to reduce the energy and impact of life science equipment, in particular ultra low temperature freezers and new biological class II safety cabinets.

Hanna Instruments Ltd

Visit the Hanna stand to view the all new Hanna Iris Spectrophotometer which is available exclusively via SLS.  The Iris Spectrophotometer features an advanced split beam optical system, rechargeable li-ion battery and user customisable methods and is available at a very competitive price, supported with Hanna’s comprehensive 2-year warranty.  

Also on show will be Hanna’s latest bench photometers, conductivity meters and pH meters including their best-selling tablet format Edge meter range for Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen and pH measurement.  

Also on show are Hanna’s new advanced feature range of multi-parameter portable meters.

Harvard Bioscience

Harvard Bioscience works in close partnership with SLS to promote the Biochrom and BioDrop ranges of spectrophotometers and microplate equipment.  Particularly strong in the UK educational market, Biochrom offer an unmatched range of spectrophotometers, from basic cell density meters, UV/Vis instruments for teaching labs, to Ph. EUR compliant double beam instruments.  From BioDrop, we offer a unique approach to Microvolume measurement.  Biochrom also offers a range of absorbance based microplate readers and plate washers for the budget conscious user.

Heathrow Scientific LLC

Heathrow Scientific is a global manufacturer of bench top equipment and lab essentials that deliver design, function and innovation. Our products are used in life sciences and clinical applications as well as academic and government research. We push the boundaries and make new and better ways of lab work possible by supplying everyday labware and equipment that solve problems, improve productivity, save space and deliver value. We are using this excellent exhibition opportunity to unveil some of our latest new products for 2018, which include probably the most powerful Mini-Stirrer currently available in its class, and a super powerful Mini-Vortexer.


Products from Hirschmann have been used in laboratories for more than 50 years in over 100 countries around the world. Our laboratory instruments, pumps, volumetric glassware and precision glass capillaries are more than just sophisticated high-quality tools for laboratory specialists. They can be individually adapted to suit user requirements.

Honeywell Research Chemicals

Honeywell has been a leading manufacturer of inorganics, solvents and other essential chemicals for more than 200 years. With our main portfolio brands, Honeywell Burdick & Jackson™, Honeywell Riedel-de Haën™, Honeywell Fluka™, you will find a broad range of solvents and essential reagents, including Hydranal™ and Chromasolv™, and many other high-quality products suitable for core laboratory research and testing applications.

IKA England Ltd

IKA laboratory technology offers a wide range of innovative equipment for numerous applications in research and development. Market leaders trust in our proven technology for their mixing, heating, distilling and crushing applications. IKA has gained a leading position in the world market with its innovative magnetic stirrers, mixers, overhead stirrers, shakers, homogenizers, mills, rotary evaporators, calorimeters, laboratory reactors and specially developed software for laboratory and analysis applications, as well as temperature control products such as circulators, baths and chillers.

Institute of Biomedical Science

Advancing knowledge and setting standards in biomedical science

With up to 20,000 members in over 30 countries, the Institute of Biomedical Science is the leading professional body for biomedical scientists, support staff and students.

For over 100 years we have been dedicated to the promotion, development and delivery of excellence in biomedical science within all aspects of healthcare, and providing the highest standards of service to patients and the public. 

By supporting our members in their practice of biomedical science we set quality standards for the profession through: training, education, assessments, examinations and continuous professional development.

Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society working to advance physics for the benefit of all. We have a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their fields in academia, business, education and government.  

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. In our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.


JULABO is the market leader in laboratory & pilot plant temperature control systems.  JULABO units cover every application from shaking water baths, to process chillers and chemical reactor temperature control.

Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional* partners with you to elevate the way people experience your business and what it stands for. We leverage our unmatched portfolio of trusted brands to help you make an impact on the people who matter most to you. Together, we create Exceptional Workplaces*. When you work in challenging environments with no margin for error count on Kimtech* products to protect your critical processes and the people who perform them. We understand the risks and costs associated with contamination. Kimtech* products are designed for precision tasks and exacting performance.

KNF Pumps + Systems

KNF - innovative Laboratory Pumps and Rotary Evaporators.   

Whatever your pumping requirements are, whether it to be the transfer of neutral, corrosive or aggressive liquids or gases KNF have the pumping solution for you.  

Our wide range of general purpose and chemically resistant pumps and systems are suitable for numerous applications around the laboratory and educational establishments. They are maintenance-free and designed for long-life due to our unique diaphragm principles.

Lab Innovations

As the UK’s only trade exhibition dedicated to the laboratory industry, Lab Innovations is the nation’s largest gathering of laboratory manufacturers and suppliers, making it an important event for powering the business of science.


International Labmate Ltd has channelled over 40 years of publishing experience into providing Multi-Media, Events and additional Digital Media services for the scientific community. The key target audiences include managers and decision-makers from the Laboratory, Environmental and Oil & Gas sectors. Specifically for our domestic audience, the leading title ‘Labmate UK & Ireland’ acts as a key informative purchasing tool for buyers involved in the UK laboratory sector and a crucial marketing platform for manufacturers and suppliers to promote their products within this region.

Laboratory News

Laboratory News is a monthly science magazine aimed at scientists and lab professional at all levels and all fields. Founded in 1971, the magazine covers all aspects of scientific discovery and advances in the laboratory sector. Constantly updated news and features appear in the magazine, on the website and via our weekly newsletter. The quality and independence of our editorial means that over 80,000 scientists read high quality content through our various channels. Scientists and marketing professionals are welcome to join us for a chat and to take away a free copy of the magazine.

Lec Medical

Lec Medical has been a key provider of medical refrigeration for over 70 years, utilising extensive industry knowledge to create innovative and exceptionally high quality appliances. With a comprehensive range, Lec Medical delivers premium laboratory fridges and freezers developed with reliability and ease of use in mind. These include a range of solid door free-standing and under-counter models, with all laboratory units being spark free. Throughout the event Lec Medical will be providing training for staff on various laboratory products as well as associated products and services.


We look forward to presenting the Liebherr laboratory products at the S.L.S Show & Conference 2018.  

Liebherr is a German  specialist in refrigeration and freezer technology, producing pioneering products for 60 years.  

Liebherr ‘’Mediline’’ laboratory fridges and freezers are purpose built for laboratory use, in our factory in Austria.  

With Liebherr quality is ensured right down to the smallest detail.

New comfort electronic controllers; fault warning & power failure alarms; access-port; environmentally refrigerant and more.  

For more information come and see us at Liebherr stand, Alex Van Der Walt (


Lonza Bioscience Solutions is part of Lonza’s Pharma & Biotech segment. It provides life science researchers with the tools they need to develop and test therapeutics, from basic research to final product release. Lonza’s bioscience products and services range from cell culture and discovery technologies for research, to quality control tests and software for biomanufacturing. Bioscience Solutions serves research customers worldwide in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as academic and government research institutions.

Lovibond Tintometer

Lovibond® equipment for the laboratory incorporates water analysis for the precise determination of every type of water (Acidity to Zinc; pH; Temperature; BOD; COD; Turbidity and Microbiology) and a range of additional laboratory products such as electrochemistry, incubators and floc testers. The range comprises photometers, visual comparators, test kits, dip-slides and stable, high-quality reagents.

Colour measurement of liquids and solids is an essential quality control throughout the supply chain, especially in the laboratory. With automated and visual instruments (spectrophotometers, colorimeters and comparators), the Lovibond® products enable easy yet accurate measurements against industry scales and standards.


Now in its third generation, Memmert develops and produces temperature control appliances at two locations in Germany. The product range includes heating and drying ovens, vacuum ovens, sterilisers, incubators, Peltier-cooled incubators, Compressor-cooled incubators, CO2 incubators, constant climate chambers, humidity chambers, climate chambers, environmental test chambers and water and oil baths.

The appliances are used for a wide range of applications – including the following areas:

  • Biological, chemical and food research
  • Industrial material and component testing
  • Human and veterinary medicine
  • Wide-ranging quality tests in sophisticated production processes


Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to develop technologies that improve and enhance life—from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or MS, systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. The life science business‘ purpose is to solve the toughest problems in the industry by collaborating with the global scientific community. Merck’s extensive portfolio of more than 300,000 products includes innovations in lab water, gene editing, protein & cell biology, separations, chemistry, biomonitoring, IVD and bioprocess solutions.

Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has strong worldwide leadership positions. A significant majority of our instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader. In addition to a broad product offering, we have one of the largest global sales and service organizations among precision instrument companies. We offer precision instruments and services for many applications in research and development, quality control, production, logistics and retail to customers around the world.


Miele are the leading manufacturer of glass washers for the Laboratory sector. Miele's machines are renowned for their exceptional build quality, innovative technology and energy efficiency.  The PG series are optimised for efficiency and boast a cutting edge water circulation system when combined with modular inserts give higher capacity with the reduced use of resources. The company will be presenting their range of glasswashers, chemicals and accessories  at the show on our stand.

Motic Europe

Motic is a groundbreaking company specialized in manufacturing conventional compound microscopes, and we are proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of growth and expansion. Thanks to our optical expertise, our thorough and heartfelt customer service, and to our aim to enhance the microscopy experience, we have grown into a global brand within everyone's reach. We are committed to stand by our young scientists from their early steps, improve healthcare and support the progress of scientific research.

National Technician Development Centre

The National Technician Development Centre supports universities, research institutions and related bodies across the UK to create a sustainable future for their technical staff and services.  

The expertise of the team at the Centre, based in Sheffield, is available to support the delivery of high quality technical services across all areas including Arts, Science, Engineering and Medicine. It will assist organisations in managing the well-documented shortage of skilled and highly trained technicians.

Nickel Electro Ltd

Nickel Electro is an independent, third generation, family business. The company is proud to be a British manufacturer, specialising in the design and manufacture of temperature control equipment.

Nickel Electro has a philosophy of manufacturing everything on-site, in order to control lead time, quality and cost. This ensures they can provide high quality products at affordable prices. All Clifton waterbaths are pre-calibrated to international traceable standards before leaving the South West based factory. Nickel Electro manufactures a range of ultrasonic baths, centrifuges, hotplates, mixers, ovens & incubators, as well as a selection of laboratory metalware such as crucibles, spatulas, tongs.


OHAUS Corporation manufactures an extensive line of weighing scales, lab equipment and lab instruments that meet the weighing, sample processing and measurement needs of multiple industries. We are a global leader in the laboratory, industrial and education markets, as well as a host of specialty markets, including the food preparation, pharmacy and jewelry industries. An ISO 9001:2008 manufacturer, OHAUS lab balances, industrial scales, lab equipment and lab instruments are precise, reliable and affordable, and backed by industry-leading customer support.


Olympus is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of professional opto-digital products for medicine, science and industry. As a result, Olympus provides a comprehensive range for all market requirements. From microscopes for training and routine tasks to high-end system solutions in the fields of life science, there is a system for every need. The product line is complemented by innovative laboratory equipment for cellular research applications and the new all-in-one microscopes that offer user engagement at all levels.

Royal Society of Biology

The Royal Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting our members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences. The Society represents a diverse membership of individuals, learned societies and other organisations. Individual members include practising scientists, students at all levels, professionals in academia, industry and education, and non-professionals with an interest in biology.

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With over 54,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organisation with over 175 years of history and an international vision for the future. We promote, support and celebrate chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.


Sartorius Lab Products & Services is a leading international supplier of premium laboratory instruments and consumables. Major product groups include pipettes and pipette tips; lab water systems; lab filtration products and microbiology tests; as well as balances and moisture analysers for the lab.

Alongside its classic and market-leading products, Sartorius will be displaying new Liquid Handling articles such as the Picus NxT®, a revamped electronic pipette specially designed to reduce repetitive strain injuries. Tacta® the new mechanical pipette will also be available for the first time. Tacta® is a premium pipette with superb comfort and reliability.


Used in laboratories for over a century, DURAN® is the leading brand of high quality borosilicate glassware recognised for its consistency and reliability by a wide range of industries, universities, research institutes and production facilities. Developed to have outstanding properties, DURAN® borosilicate glass products have a wide thermal operating range, high resistance to thermal shock and excellent chemical resistance to meet the highest demands made upon them in the laboratory. We have traceable control over the production processes enabling unparalleled accuracy. This results in consistency of shape and form providing resilient, trustworthy products, giving customers peace of mind.


SciLabware Limited is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of laboratory glassware and reusable plastics. Our extensive product range features over 6000 general purpose and specialised glass and plastic products carrying some of the best known names in science: Pyrex® borosilicate glassware, Quickfit® interchangeable jointed glassware, MBL® volumetric glassware, Azlon® reusable plasticware, Ramboldi® plastic disposable labware and Wheaton® packaging and life science products. In addition to our standard product portfolio, SciLabware is also able to offer a range of custom glass and plasticware manufacturing and packaging solutions.


Seward Stomacher® products are the world’s leading range of Stomacher® paddle blenders and Stomacher® accessories, used for sample preparation in microbiological analysis.  Manufactured in our UK factory, the Seward range of Stomacher® lab blenders is the golden standard in sample preparation.  The range covers sample preparation in food microbiology, life sciences (including cytology, biochemistry and oncology) to environmental applications.  Stomacher is the first choice for laboratories where safety and quality are the priorities and is the best guarantee for a quality reputation.

Simport Scientific Inc.

Founded in 1975, Simport Scientific, now employing more than 175 people in 2 plants with a total surface of 100,000 square feet, is a manufacturer of disposable plasticware used in hospital, industrial and research laboratories. We offer a total of over 1000 products including a great variety of tubes, containers and bottles for specimen collection transport and storage, a complete range of embedding cassettes, biopsy foam pads, cassettes for printers, disposable base moulds, drain racks, embedding rings, microscope slide folders, mailers, staining systems, storage boxes, trays, modular storage drawers and many more.

SLS Lab Pro

SLS Lab Pro  xTIP4™ pipette tips by Biotix provide upgraded ergonomics for Rainin LTS™ pipettes. The patented FlexFit® seal requires minimal insertion force and when combined with Starstop™ the tip has minimal, controlled ejection forces.  

  • FlexFit® provides a seal with lower insertion force than competitors; eliminating the need for banging or rocking to find a seal.
  • Starstop™ is a positive stop feature that limits your maximum ejection force. xTIP4 is the only tip engineered with a positive stop at the perfect depth to utilize the light seal force of FlexFit.

SLS Life Science

SLS has brought together world-leading Life Science brands to provide you with a real choice when it comes to selecting consumables, reagents and equipment for all your research needs.

Our Life Science Team can advise scientists on everyday productivity or cutting edge technology working together with Corning, Thermo, GE Healthcare, Eppendorf, Lonza, Tecan and Sartorius SLS can supply you with quality reagents, consumables and instruments that will deliver the consistent results that you need every time for your research.

SLS Select Education

We are the leading supplier of school science equipment and chemicals in the UK. SLS Select Education is a division of Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), the largest independent supplier of scientific apparatus, chemicals and services within the UK.

We are unique in our approach to sourcing and supplying the highest quality, best value products and brands, providing precisely what you need, exactly when you need it. Whatever you are looking for, you can be sure our team will take care of you and provide a dedicated service that’s designed entirely around you.

SLS Service Centre

SLS understand when servicing equipment speed, convenience and quality workmanship are all important to customers. The SLS Service Centre offers solutions to meet these demands. Our experienced, fully trained and authorised service engineers service and repair a range of laboratory instruments. With a variety of packages customers can select a service that suits their specific needs. Options include:

Fault Find & Fix: A simple return to base service, ideal for hand held and bench top items.

On Site Repairs: For larger items of faulty equipment.

Annual Contracts: Periodic preventative maintenance service for business critical instruments.

Smith Scientific Ltd

Smith Scientific Ltd – For all your laboratory consumable requirements! We hold large stocks of a full range of labware and can offer a bespoke glassware service / repair. We have numerous brands to suit all requirements for price or quality conscientious customers. Our stock holding includes but is not limited to the following brands; Simax, Glassco, DWK, Academy, A Plus, amicus, Tarsons & Jipo brands. We welcome all enquiries.


Syngene is a world leading supplier of gel documentation systems for rapid, accurate imaging and analysis of 1D DNA/RNA gels, 1D and 2D protein gels, chemiluminescent Westerns, multiplexed fluorescent dye blots, multiplexed gels and infra-red blots. Synbiosis produces a world leading range of automated colony counting and zone sizing products for the microbiology laboratory. On stand at the SLS Show our dedicated sales team will be demonstrating the G:BOX mini and the NuGenius range of gel imaging systems as well as the ProtoCOL 3 colony counting and zone measuring system.

Testo Ltd

For over 60 years testo have manufactured a range of measuring equipment. These include high precision data loggers, thermometers, climate monitoring systems and range of probes. Our most popular product for the laboratory sector, testo Saveris 2, allows you to automate all climate measurements, storing and collating them in one central, secure place. This reduces effort of staff, and eradicates potential any risk of data being misplaced. Handy in the case of audits. Reports can be set up to be sent automatically via email, SMS or APP.

The British Academy of Audiology

The British Academy of Audiology is the leading professional body for audiologists in the U.K. Audiology professionals work in a variety of settings including hospitals and private practice; they carry out a wide range of tasks including assessment and rehabilitation of people with hearing loss or balance disorders. The BAA provide the largest UK conference for audiology in November each year.

The Institute of Science & Technology (IST)

The Institute of Science & Technology (IST) is the leading professional body for technical staff, supporting and representing technical staff in science, technology, engineering, digital, arts and media working in a broad range of employment sectors. We are in a unique position to help technical staff improve visibility, gain professional recognition and provide support for career development to ensure future sustainability of technical skills and expertise within the workplace.

The Rodwell Autoclave Company

Rodwell Autoclaves have a reputation for ruggedness and reliability. Typically, a Rodwell will outlive competitor’s autoclaves by 3x which makes them sustainable too. Rodwell Autoclaves are completely designed and manufactured in the UK; including the MP25 control and Smartlog system.

Rodwell Engineering Group (Est 1947) is a 3rd generation family business with solid financial foundations. A high percentage of company profits are reinvested in product R&D and staff training, including apprenticeships to produce the next generation of machinists, welders, software/ electronics/ control & production engineers and designers so your investment benefits the scientist as well as the UK manufacturing sector.

Thermo Scientific Anatomical Pathology Division

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our Anatomical Pathology division is dedicated to providing the highest quality instruments, reagents and consumables for histology, cytology and immunohistochemistry. We cover every step of the histology workflow from cassette and slide printing to ensure traceability and avoid mix-up of specimens, through the entire tissue processing stage to sectioning, staining, coverslipping and archiving. Our cytology instruments and consumables ensure optimum quality thin layer preparations, while our extensive immunohistochemistry portfolio helps to ensure accurate and reproducible testing which is vitally important in today’s research laboratories.

Thermo Scientific Microbiology Division

Thermo Fisher Scientific have been serving sciences and companies for over 150 years. We understand the challenges: The need to be competitive and compliant, while delivering the highest quality products available. Through our Thermo Scientific™ and Applied Biosystems™ brands we offer Culture media for enrichment and isolation of micro-organisms, market-leading molecular instrumentation, sample preparation capability and PCR technology for food pathogen detection. We also offer a full range of clinical microbiology solutions, from specimen collection and transport to organism detection and antimicrobial susceptibility testing, to support new drug development and clinical trials through to diagnosis, treatment and antimicrobial resistance monitoring.

Thermo Scientific’s Laboratory Products Division

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Laboratory Products Division is the world leading manufacturer of laboratory products from single-use clinical and cell culture plastics to the very latest energy efficient centrifuges, incubators and ultra low temperature freezers. Laboratory Products Division - we are Essential to Science.  

At the Scientific Laboratory Show this year we will be featuring products from our Thermo Scientific Finnpipette, F1 and E1 Cliptip and ART liquid handling ranges, Nunc Cell Culture Plastics from our consumables portfolio, our tried and trusted Thermo Scientific Sterilin single-use clinical products, and our centrifugation range.


The TMU is an informal voluntary association of technical managers and supervisors working within  engineering, technology & science to support a wide range of disciplines in universities throughout the United Kingdom. The broad term “technical manager” encompasses a wide range of activities, employment categories and job titles in HEIs. Many of our members have some responsibility for managing resources such as a technical service, a facility, or laboratory where they provide technology or engineering support to academic teaching and/or research. This area of technical support can be found in and across an enormously diverse range of disciplines.


TOPRA - The organisation for professionals in regulatory affairs.

TOPRA is the professional membership organisation for individuals working in healthcare regulatory affairs. We work with our members internationally to enable and promote excellence across the healthcare regulatory profession.  

We provide our members (from students up to retired members and Fellows) with top-quality, relevant support with a European focus.  We support them throughout their careers to help them perform to the highest level and to help retain the brightest and the best within the profession.


Tristel is a manufacturer of infection prevention and contamination control products, based in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Among Tristel’s portfolio of products is the Distel range, which comprises a ready-to-use spray, wipes and concentrates based on quaternary ammonium compounds. Distel products are intended for the cleaning and disinfection of hard surfaces, organic spillages and laboratory equipment and are bactericidal, fungicidal, virucidal and tuberculocidal.

Distel is proven effective against microorganisms of concern such as:

  • Mycobacterium terrae
  • Mycobacterium fortuitum
  • Adenovirus Type 5
  • Enterococcus hirae
  • Klebsiella pneumonia
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Escherichia coli
  • Candida albicans
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV


The University Bioscience Managers Association UBMA was founded in 1983 by two bioscience managers (Basil Boam BEM FIScT and David Smart MIScT) at the university of Sheffield,  since then the organisation has grown with a membership from over 100 university and Institutes of Higher Education across the UK  and Ireland. UBMA aims to improve the management and resources in universities, research institutes, industry and the wider HE sector. We support members by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and the establishment of best practice across the bioscience sector.

Welch Vacuum

Welch vacuum are a leading provider of high-quality, durable vacuum pumps. Our extensive portfolio includes our new CRVpro chemically resistant rotary vane pumps, energy saving diaphragm pumps, vacuum networks WOB-L filtration pump and aspirators.  

Common applications for our pumps include use with vacuum manifolds (Schlenk lines), freeze driers, vacuum ovens, vacuum concentrators, glove boxes, rotary evaporators, aspiration and for vacuum and pressure filtration.  

Our commitment to new technologies, highly qualified staff, and extensive testing in our in-house laboratories ensures that we meet all our customers’ requirements – both now and in the future.


At Whirl-Pak, we are committed to making the world a safer place by providing better products that produce better integrity in the results.  For almost 60 years Whirl-Pak has held itself to a higher standard. We have been a trusted partner to the lab sampling and testing industry by providing best-in-class solutions for the critical requirements of our customers.  From post-manufacturing sterilization to puncture-proof tabs, Whirl-Pak has a long history of providing value by partnering with our customers in the shared commitment of developing leading-edge products that set a new standard in reliability.

Xylem Analytics

Xylem is a leading manufacturer of handheld and  benchtop instrumentation for use within laboratory testing, production control and final quality assurance, including those requiring data handling in accordance with FDA regulation 21 CFR Part 11 and in compliance with BP/EP/USP.    

Key brands include Bellingham + Stanley® (refractometers & polarimeters), Ebro® (precision thermometers & data loggers for validation or cold-chain), SI Analytics® (electrochemistry sensors, meters & auto-titrators including Karl Fischer) and WTW® (spectrophotometers, pH/Cond./DO/Turb. single & multi-channel meters with wireless connectivity).
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