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Microfluidics Specialist Dolomite Celebrates a Successful 2012


2/12/2013 11:09:50 AM

Royston, UK (12th February 2013) – Microfluidics expert Dolomite has reported an exceptional 20% year-on-year growth in 2012 thanks to the launch of a number of novel microfluidic products including the Porous Media Chip specially designed for petrochemical research, a range of compact Electro-Osmotic Pumps for easy integration into microfluidic systems as well as an innovative Closed-Loop Flow Control System which can be used together with Dolomite’s Mitos P-Pump for better control of micro-scale flow rates.

“2012 was another excellent year for Dolomite with sustained growth for the sixth consecutive year. The company again achieved record sales, with particular success in the Specialist Chemicals range having only been launched at the end of 2011,” said Lee Jeffries, COO of Dolomite. He continues “Dolomite also reinforced its position as a leader in droplet-forming products by becoming a licensee of the JST microdroplet generation technology and continues to invest heavily in R&D both in terms of software, recruitment, and the design of new standard products.”

Since January 2013 Dolomite is part of the Blacktrace Holdings Group, consolidating and strengthening its market position as a world leader in the design and manufacture of microfluidic solutions. Focusing on Productizing Science®, the group supports customers around the world in taking scientific discoveries and inventions and developing them into commercially successful products. Dolomite customers will benefit from this complete product development service which includes system integration, software design, electronics and fully automated systems.

For further information on Dolomite and the company’s complete portfolio of microfluidic products including chips, pumps, valves and custom devices, please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com.

Established in 2005 as the world’s first Microfluidic Application Centre, Dolomite focused on working with customers to turn their concepts for microfluidic applications into reality. Today, Dolomite is the world leader in solving microfluidic problems. With offices in the UK and US and distributors throughout the rest of the world, its clients range from universities developing leading-edge analytical equipment, to manufacturers of chemical, life science and clinical diagnostics systems.

Dolomite is pioneering the use of microfluidic devices for small-scale fluid control and analysis, enabling manufacturers to develop more compact, cost-effective and powerful instruments. By combining specialist glass, quartz and ceramic technologies with knowledge of high performance microfluidics, Dolomite is able to provide solutions for a broad range of application areas including environmental monitoring, clinical diagnostics, food and beverage, nuclear, agriculture, petrochemical, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Furthermore Dolomite's in-house micro-fabrication facilities that include clean rooms and precision glass processing facilities allow to prototype and test all solutions rapidly which ensures a faster development cycle and reduces the time to market.

For more information please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com


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