#passionforscience

Each of us has a vision for the future and follows it with passion. We at Sartorius share your #passionforscience. Through sustainable progress and innovation we can help you make your vision a reality.

In developing new products and services for you, we work with dedication and attention to detail. With your health and safety in mind, we continuously improve our products’ ergonomics. To facilitate and accelerate your workflows, we adopt new technologies and explore trend-setting features. We strive to enable connectivity across the board to take your data flow to the next level.

For you, we are turning science into solutions.

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Get to know our products and services in detail. Watch our fun videos to see our products live and find out why we love them.

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Why we love to be Sartorians
(2017-12-15)

Watch our video playlist and get to know a few of our 6,800 awesome team members from all around the world. Find out what motivates them, what they love about their job and how they discovered their own #passionforscience.

Science Quote of the Week
(2017-12-14)

How do you acquire new skills and knowledge? In Albert Einstein's opinion, experience is the only source of knowledge. The theoretical physicist once said: "Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information."

Would you like to have your instrument calibrated?
(2017-12-12)

Routine calibration of your equipment is imperative to achieving accuracy over an extended period of time. Sartorius offers calibration packages, which can be customized upon request. We even take care of your equipment from other manufacturers’ brands. Learn more about our accredited calibration services for the highest quality results.

Science Quote of the Week
(2017-12-09)

It's another great scientist's birthday! Computer scientist Grace Hopper would be 111 years old today. We commemorate the achievements of this pioneer of computer programming with the following quote: "A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for."

arium® mini vs bottled water
(2017-12-07)

You need to secure constant high quality of your lab water? Watch our new video to learn about the advantages of freshly prepared ultrapure water in comparison to bottled water.

Small bioreactor for great results in cell cultivation and microbial fermentation
(2017-12-06)

BIOSTAT® A combines all features and functions that are essential for the measurement and control of optimal cultivation conditions in a compact and fully automated system. Learn more about how you will benefit from the powerful capabilities of this small yet versatile entry-level bioreactor.

Take your pick! – Smart phone science apps
(2017-12-01)

From drawing chemical structures to on-the-go data analysis – you’ll most probably find an app for that. Why don’t you start your search by browsing through the following selection of smart phone science apps? And even if you are not looking for something in particular, you’ll sure come across the one or the other helpful app that catches your eye. More than 400 science apps and growing – discover them all… ©Maksim Kabakou|Fotolia

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#passionforscience in social media

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Sartorius in your area

Discover our #passionforscience for yourself at trade fairs, conferences and other events. Get to know our laboratory product and service range live. Of course, you'll also have the chance to share your #passionforscience in real time right out of our booth with our global #passionforscience community.

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November 1-2, 2017 – Birmingham, UK

Lab Innovations 2017

The Lab Innovations 2017 will give the opportunity to take a look at the latest innovations as well as source new products to ensure to achieve efficiency in the laboratory. Lab Innovations is the only event in the UK that enables you to interact with nation’s leading laboratory professionals, from a diverse range of industries, all under one roof. Visit us at the National Exhibition Centre Hall 12 | Booth F.

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November 21-24, 2017 – Moscow, Russia

19th Pharmtech & Ingredients

Pharmtech & Ingredients is the largest international exhibition in Russia and the CIS presenting equipment, raw materials and technologies for manufacturing pharmaceutical products, nutritional supplements, blood products and cosmetics. Visit Sartorius at the Crocus Expo IEC, Pavilion 2 | Hall 8 Booth 303.

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March 15-16, 2018 – Brussels, Belgium

Laborama Expo 2018

The 19th edition of the annual trade fair for laboratory professionals will be held in Brussels Kart Expo in Groot-Bijgaarden. Laborama Expo brings together a whole host of suppliers for your every laboratory need, going from analytical equipment, software and lab furniture to consumables, chemicals and many more. Visit the Sartorius Booth.

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April 10-13, 2018 – Munich, Germany

analytica 2018

The international trade fair analytica is the most important industry gathering trade fair and brings together the entire range of topics that pertain to laboratories in research and industry. Profit from inspiring dialog with well-known scientists from around the world - meet us at the Sartorius booth.

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Sartorius Lab Academies – the individual Training Sessions programmed for Success

Professional and individual training sessions are the key to successful lab work. That’s why we created our training program focusing on making your workflows even more productive while increasing quality awareness.

Maximize your performance! Discover the possibilities and choose from a selection of customized training courses in pipetting, filtration, lab weighing and lab water purification.

Discover your training possibilities

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Love it.

Working with all our hearts

Over 6,800 people worldwide contribute to the success of Sartorius with their ideas, expert knowledge and passion to excel. Our employees appreciate freedom, have a strong desire to grow personally and professionally and really put their hearts into their work. Get to know our dedicated staff and find out everything about your own career opportunities with Sartorius.

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Sartorius’ #passionforscience dates back nearly 150 years

1870

It all started at the University of Goettingen, Germany, when former “university mechanician” Florenz Sartorius laid the cornerstone for the fine precision weighing company: In 1870, Sartorius went into business by setting up his mechanical workshop named "Feinmechanische Werkstatt F. Sartorius." His pioneering invention – the short-beam analytical balance – revolutionized work in research labs because he used a new lightweight aluminum.

1898

In 1898, Sartorius established a new production site on Weender Landstrasse in Goettingen which will remain the company’s headquarters until 2018.

1914

Sartorius is converted to a publically traded company. By now the "Sartorius-Werke AG" were divided into four “departments” according to the different product groups: 1. balances, 2.microtomes, 3. thermostats and incubators, 4. geodetic, astronomic & terrestrial magnetic instruments. The company becomes world-renowned in various scientific and technical industries: At the time, the "Sartorius-Werke AG" exports about 60 percent of its production to foreign countries.

1922

Richard Zsigmondy invents the "cold ultrafilter" in 1922. These filters serve as the basis for commercial-scale production of Sartorius separation and filter technology products.

1927

In 1927, together with the chemistry Nobel Prize Laureate Richard Zsigmondy, Sartorius establishes the limited liability company called “Membranfiltergesellschaft mbH”. The membranes invented by Zsigmondy lay the foundation for the development of membrane filtration at Sartorius: For example, Sartorius nowadays manufactures specialty membranes that are used as test strips in pregnancy test kits.

1954

Sartorius’ first electromagnetic force-compensating (EMC) balance, the Elektrono 1, enters commercial production.

1955

The first microbalance for weighing under normal atmospheric conditions is introduced by Sartorius.

1958

The 100,000th analytical balance is produced.

1970

Sartorius builds the first electronic precision and analytical balances. The resulting boom in orders leads to the founding of numerous foreign subsidiaries and contributes decisively to the significance of the Sartorius Group today.

1971

The first nanogram balance sets the world record for the most precise weighing. This balance is used to weigh the moon rocks that astronaut Neil Armstrong brought back to Earth from his expedition.

1979

The first top-loading analytical balance is presented.

1983

The first automatic unit for integrity testing of membrane filter systems is launched.

1988

Sartorius Liquid Handling (formerly known as Biohit) develops the first electronic pipette. Two years later, Proline®, the first commercially successful electronic pipette, is launched.

1990

Sartorius goes public.

1996

The world's first ultra-microbalance debuts with a weighing capacity featuring a resolution of 21 million digits and an accuracy of 0.1 µg. (Picture: Electronic ultra-microbalance from 1974, capacity: 3 g; readability: 0.3 µg)

1999

Sartorius expands its portfolio by acquiring Vivascience (innovative products for cell culture technology, protein purification and ultrafiltration) and Denver Instrument Company (laboratory balances and measurement technology).

2000

Sartorius acquires B. Braun Biotech International, the world’s leading manufacturer of fermenters, bioreactors and cell cultivation systems.

2005

Sartorius buys a 100% stake in application specialist Omnimark Instrument Corporation (moisture analysis) based in Arizona, USA. (Picture: Moisture analyzer portfolio)

2005

Together with the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, Sartorius develops the most exact precision balance in the world. With the so-called super mass comparator, one-kilogram prototypes – used by national metrological institutes to calibrate weights – can be calibrated by measuring weight differences in the nanogram range.

2011

Sartorius acquires the liquid handling segment of Biohit, the Finnish laboratory specialist. With liquid handling, the Group adds a key component to its product offering for laboratory instruments.

2012

Sartorius moves up to the TecDAX, the leading index of the 30 largest and most liquid German technology stocks.

2016

Sartorius acquires U.S. based IntelliCyt Corporation, an award-winning innovator and manufacturer of cell screening platforms used in drug discovery, and ViroCyt, a specialist for rapid virus quantification.

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The ideal solution for your lab

Fall in love with our broad range of innovative and flexible laboratory solutions:

  • Produce as much pure and ultrapure water as you need – in accordance with highest quality standards and select a purifying system that fits perfectly into your lab space.
  • Perform your liquid handling tasks with incredibly ergonomic pipettes to prevent RSI while always obtaining absolute exact results.
  • Centrifugalize your samples with the ideal speed for your application and enjoy the silent operation that allows you to work on other tasks in the meantime.
  • Rely on our field-proven sample prep solutions for filtration and ultrafiltration applications.
  • Benefit from Sartorius' long-standing expertise in microbiological quality control while increasing your performance and enhancing your workflows.
  • Choose from a wide selection of ultramicro, micro, analytical and precision balances from entry-level to high-performance models.
  • Get the support of our global service team from installation and qualification to preventive maintenance, calibrations, repairs and extended warranty services.

The Sartorius Lab Products & Services division supplies high-quality lab instruments such as balances, pipettes, centrifuges and lab water purification systems. Moreover, we offer the widest range of consumables, which include filters, pipette tips and products for microbiological control. In addition, Sartorius provides a comprehensive range of accredited and quality services to extend the lifetime and ensure the continuous accuracy, precision and functionality of your laboratory instruments - all from a single source.

Full selection of lab solutions

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