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Philly's Annual Vendor Show October 2018

posted Mar 29, 2018, 6:35 PM by Rodney Bednar   [ updated Aug 14, 2018, 5:41 PM ]

Tuesday October 30, 2018  (4:00 PM to 8:00 PM) 
Philly LRIG Annual Vendor Exhibition 
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge 
301 West Dekalb Pike, 
King of Prussia, PA 19406 

The LRIG Philadelphia Fall Vendor Exhibition is scheduled for Tuesday October 30th 2018 and will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Valley Forge from 4:00pm to 8:00 pm. This Technology Exhibition will showcase the latest in laboratory instrumentation, automation, software, reagents and consumables. Free food will be served and the meeting will provide a wonderful networking opportunity for area scientists and engineers to connect and share ideas

Last years event was a huge success with plenty of superb free food, prizes, great talks, a high school robotics team demonstration.  Excellent Networking with 39 vendors and 284 registrants/attendees and plenty of old friends.   About ½ of our attendees were new members to Our Philly Chapter; bringing us up to over 1400 members in our LRIG Philadelphia Chapter!   

Last years Novel Technology Presentations SLIDES and Abstracts can be viewed and/or downloaded.  You can also view Hyperlinks to Vendors Web Sites and view Detailed Vendor Information.

Details to Follow:

Agilent Technologies

Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent’s expertise and trusted collaboration give them the highest confidence in our solutions.

Analytical Biological Services

ABS provides cells, tissues, and services that help you meet your research goals on time. Founded in 1990, we have the track record and expertise to enable your projects to succeed.


Artel helps its customers ensure the quality of their laboratory test results. Our products and services enable quick, easy optimization of liquid handling processes for automated liquid handlers and handheld pipettes. The MVS (Multichannel Verification System) allows you to verify accuracy and precision, troubleshoot, and optimize the performance of your automated liquid handlers and multichannel pipettes.   Artel Liquid Handling Service combines the superior volume measurement capabilities of the MVS with the expertise of an Artel Field Service Technician in your lab to increase productivity and confidence in assay results by removing liquid handling as a source of error in your processes.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, a leader in automation, introduces its latest innovation in the Biomek product line: the i-Series Liquid Handling Workstation. The i-Series combines Biomek’s renowned method programming software with reliable pipetting mechanics and an easy-to-configure deck space for a highly adaptable instrument that can accommodate complex workflows. Its online cameras allow for remote monitoring while its DART software manages sample tracking for each well. For highly involved workflows, our team can integrate multiple instruments together to reduce your workflow to a push of a button.

BioTek Instruments, Inc.

BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is celebrating its 50th year as a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation.  Our comprehensive product line includes cell imaging systems, microplate readers, washers, dispensers, automated incubators, stackers and pipetting systems. These products enable life science research by providing high performance, cost-effective analysis and quantification of biomolecules, biomolecular interactions and cellular structure and function across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations.

BMG Labtech

BMG Labtech is the manufacturer of microplate readers for both industry and academia.  Both the PHERAstar FSX and CLARIOstar are helping customers break new ground with their research and development.  Please take a moment and visit our booth and learn how we can help with measuring your HTRF, luminescence, fluorescence, FP, Alpha, and absorbance assays.

Brooks Life Sciences

Brooks Life Sciences supports and advances the research, pre-clinical and clinical scientific community with its highly-flexible and fully comprehensive sample management storage solutions, instruments, devices and consumables. Our customers experience best-in-class solutions for automated storage systems for compounds and biospecimens, biorepository and biobanking services, pre-clinical and clinical sample storage consumables and instruments, cell therapy cryopreservation and cold chain solutions, to global sample preparation and analytical lab services.

Festo Corporation

For over 40 years in the US and 80 years globally, Festo has been a positive force for manufacturers. Our passion is automation - creating intelligent automation solutions that transform the way people work, the way companies compete. Ultimately, it’s about continuously stimulating progress. Our aim is to help our customers make their products faster, smarter and more precise. Rather than surviving, they can thrive as industry leaders. And when our customers win, we win.

Frontier Scientifics

Frontier Scientifics' core competency of Outsourced Materials Management and Sample Preparation Services supports multi-industry Compound Management, R&D Screening and Chemistry groups.  Frontier performs sample reformatting and full management and repository services with on-demand distribution of building blocks, peptides, or screening samples, featuring 24-48 hour global delivery.  Frontier offers diversity screening libraries, pre-weighed building blocks, stock solution creation and plating, and high throughput analysis, purification and procurement services. Frontier Scientific is known for industry leading compound management services, biologics management, quality building blocks and custom synthesis, and other divisions include biological screening reagents and services, custom peptides and agricultural research services.

Grenova, LLC.

Grenova is an innovative company that is revolutionizing lab consumables through high quality waste reduction solutions. Our mission is to lower costs in the laboratory industry and reduce biohazard waste output by delivering groundbreaking approaches in dealing with plastic consumables. Grenova's pipette tip re-use devices utilize proven, patented technology to wash and sterilize tips in a high throughput setting. After a thorough wash stage, tips are dried and ready for use once again. Using this process, labs can decrease their annual pipette tip spend by up to 90%. Additionally, once the tips are washed and sterilized, they can then be recycled or re-purposed.

Hamilton Robotics

Hamilton Company specializes in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling workstations and sample management systems. Our products provide fully automated workflows that offer reliability, performance, and the flexibility to automate your assays, all with industry leading quality and service.  Hamilton offers fully automated solutions for sample preparation, drugs of abuse testing, toxicology, pain management testing, next-generation sequencing (NGS), ELISA, and more. Hamilton Company has been a leading global manufacturer for more than 60 years, with headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Franklin, Massachusetts; and Bonaduz, Switzerland; and subsidiary offices throughout the world.

Hamilton Storage

Hamilton Storage provides ultra-low temperature automated sample management solutions for the life science industries. Our product line includes systems for −20°C high-throughput tube and plate management, −80°C biobanking, and −185°C cryopreservation, as well as consumables. Visit us to learn about our new products: SAM HD for high-density −80°C sample storage, Askion C-line® HS200 M/L systems for high-capacity cryopreservation, ColdScan on the LabElite® I.D. Reader for 2D barcode reading of frozen samples, and the 6-channel head on the LabElite decapping devices to decap 24-well tube racks. Our systems integrate with Hamilton Robotics’ automated liquid handling workstations for complete sample processing solutions.

High Res BioSolutions

At HighRes BioSolutions we design and build innovative laboratory automation systems, dynamic scheduling software and lab automation instruments that help accelerate and streamline discovery for our pharmaceutical, biotech and academic research clients. HighRes systems can be found powering the next generation of therapeutic research in almost every major pharmaceutical and biotechnology company globally. Cellario, our industry leading automation scheduling software, is both easy to use and incredibly powerful. Prime is a new fully integrated system that brings together liquid handling automation, labware movement and storage, as well as device and informatics integration in a compact, mobile platform.

Hudson Robotics, Inc.

Hudson Robotics specializes in applying lab instruments, software and hundreds of third party lab instrument integrations for laboratory automation! We design and build innovative systems, dynamic software, and instruments to automate and streamline your discovery workflows. Hudson specializes in integrating users’instruments into custom laboratory automation solutions as well as offer pre-configured laboratory workcells to carry out well-established protocols.

Integra Biosciences

INTEGRA is a leading provider of high-quality laboratory tools for liquid handling and media preparation. We are committed to fulfill the needs of our customers in research, diagnostics and quality control within the life science and medical industry. Our worldwide known products include the VIAFLO Electronic Pipettes, PIPETBOY Serologic Pipettors, VACUSAFE and VACUSIP Aspiration Systems, DOSE IT Peristaltic Pumps, FIREBOY Safety Bunsen Burners, MEDIACLAVE and MEDIAJET Media Preparation Equipment and VIAFILL Reagent Dispensers. Visit to see our new, groundbreaking VIAFLO 96 and 384 Channel Electronic Pipette.

Labcyte Inc.

Labcyte, a global biotechnology tools company headquartered in San Jose, California, is revolutionizing liquid handling. Echo® liquid handling systems use sound to precisely transfer liquids without contact, eliminating the use of pipettes. Labcyte instruments are used worldwide throughout the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as by hospitals, service laboratories, contract research organizations, and academic institutions. Our customers work across a wide spectrum of scientific research, including drug discovery, genomics, proteomics, diagnostics and personalized medicine. Labcyte has 62 U.S. patents and others internationally. For more information, visit

LabLogic Systems, Inc.

LabLogic is a leading provider of instruments and software for measurement and analysis of radioisotopes used in pharmaceutical, academic, nuclear medicine and research laboratories. Our systems include radiochromatography detectors and software for HPLC and TLC, liquid scintillation and gamma counters, radiation monitors, and microplate readers.


Micronic’s goal is to advance research by serving scientists in finding solutions that contribute to a higher quality of life. We develop and manufacture a range of Dutch designed products to enhance the process of sample preservation and storage.


PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world. With our proprietary nucleic acid isolation technology, fully integrated automated library prep, robust sequencing chemistries, sample quality quantitation and visualization tools for analysis of complex sequencing data, we help you deliver top-quality samples for world-class genomics research from start to finish.

Phenix Research Products

Phenix Research Products was founded in 1990 and is recognized as a technical leader in providing outstanding laboratory products at market beating prices. Our core competency and focus is to provide value added solutions to life science researchers in university, biotech and government settings. We offer outstanding customer service and a nationwide direct technical sales force.

SP Scientific

Whenever there is a requirement for evaporation or concentration, Genevac by SP Scientific has the solution. Genevac has remained an industry leader by partnering with customers to understand the obstacles involved in using centrifugal evaporation/concentration systems. This partnership has led to the development of a range of products to meet your evaporation/concentration requirements. Genevac – Evaporation pure and simple

Tecan US

Tecan is a leading global provider of automated laboratory instruments and solutions. Our systems and components help people working in clinical diagnostics, basic and translational research and drug discovery bring their science to life. In particular, we develop, produce, market and support automated workflow solutions that empower laboratories to achieve more. Our Cavro branded instrument components are chosen by leading instrumentation suppliers across multiple disciplines.

Tek-Matic, Inc.

Tek-Matic provides custom, scalable engineered automation solutions ranging from instrument upgrades, to standalone or robotic-friendly devices, to complete “lights out” automated labs. Products and services include high-speed sample handling/tracking, remote operation via pick-and-place robotics, smart conveying systems; incubated sample storage systems; liquid volume measurement and verification; automated synthetic chemistry; nanoliter droplet dispensing with auto-calibration for cell based and miniaturized assays, serial dilution, MALDI-TOF, 1536 reagent addition, protein crystallography, NGS/PCR library plate preparation, sample transfer via aspiration; high-throughput IgG quantification and glycan analysis for cell line and bioprocess development.