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Posted: Feb 07, 2012
Microfluidic Expert Dolomite Looks Back on Successful Year 2011
(Nanowerk News) Dolomite, a world leader in the design and manufacture of microfluidic systems and devices, has had continued exceptional growth in 2011 with the launch of over 15 new products including the Mitos P-Pump Basic, Mitos P-Pump Remote, a novel range of Multiflux™ Connectors and Interfaces as well as various Optical Systems for high quality capture of microfluidic experiments.
"2011 has been a very successful year for Dolomite," said Dr. Andrew Lovatt, CEO of Dolomite. "We have released our very first microfluidic guide presenting Dolomite's microfluidic products, microfabrication and product development expertise, and increased the size of our engineering team by 30% to respond to increasing demands from new and existing markets. We have also recently signed a collaboration agreement with Sphere Fluidics, a leading company spun out of the University of Cambridge specializing in commercializing picodroplet technology, which gives us additional capability in specialist chemicals and enables us to enhance our market leading droplet solutions."
As part of the company's ongoing commitment to excellence and sustainability, Dolomite is investing heavily in quality, engineering and manufacturing solutions, employing best practice software such as Windchill™ from PTC. Offering full life cycle product data management control, cross-enterprise team collaboration and business process automation, these tools will allow Dolomite to strengthen its position as market leader to effectively support its customers, partners and suppliers across all aspects of microfluidic instrument design, development and manufacture.
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.