Profile: Harvard Bioscience Inc (HBIO.O)
10 Dec 2018
Harvard Bioscience, Inc., incorporated on October 8, 2000, is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of scientific instruments, systems and lab consumables used for basic research, drug discovery, clinical and environmental testing. The Company's products are sold to thousands of researchers in over 100 countries through its global sales organization, Websites, catalogs and through distributors. The Company's product range is organized into three commercial product families: Cell and Animal Physiology (CAP), Lab Products and Services (LPS), and Molecular Separation and Analysis (MSA). The Company sells these products under brand names, including Harvard Apparatus, KD Scientific, Denville Scientific, AHN, Hoefer, Biochrom, BTX, Warner Instruments, MCS, HEKA, Hugo Sachs Elektronik, Panlab, Coulbourn Instruments, TBSI and CMA Microdialysis. The Company's products consist of instruments, consumables and systems that are made up of various individual products.
Cell and Animal Physiology Product Family
The Company's CAP product family includes its syringe pump and peristaltic pump product lines, as well as a range of instruments and accessories for tissue, organ and animal based lab research, including surgical products, infusion systems, microdialysis instruments, behavior research systems, isolated organ and tissue bath systems, and in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology recording, stimulation and analysis systems. The Company's product offerings are marketed through its Harvard Apparatus, CMA Microdialysis, Panlab, Coulbourn, Hugo-Sachs, InBreath Bioreactor, MCS, TBSI and HEKA brands and entities.
Lab Products and Services Product Family
The Company's LPS product family includes a range of products for molecular biology labs with a liquid handling focus. It consists primarily of pipettes and pipette tips, gloves, gel electrophoresis equipment and reagents, autoradiography films, thermal cycler accessories and reagents, sample preparation columns, tissue culture products, and general lab equipment and consumables. The Company's brands include Denville Scientific and AHN.
Molecular Separation and Analysis Product Family
The Company's MSA product family includes spectrophotometers, microplate readers, amino acid analyzers, gel electrophoresis equipment and electroporation instruments. The Company sells a range of spectrophotometers under the names Libra, WPA and BioDrop. The Company's product line includes absorbance readers and luminescence readers. The Company sells the systems under the Biochrom brand through its United States direct sales force and global distribution channel. The Company sells its electrophoresis equipment under Hoefer and Scie-Plas brands through its global distribution channel. The Company's electroporation and electrofusion products include systems and generators, electrodes and accessories for research applications including in vivo, and in vitro gene delivery, cell fusion and nuclear transfer cloning. The Company sells these products under the Harvard Apparatus BTX brand through its global distribution channel.
The Company competes with Lonza Group Ltd., Becton Dickinson, Eppendorf AG, Kent Scientific Corporation, Razel Scientific Instruments, Inc., Ugo Basile, Danaher Corporation, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., PerkinElmer, Inc. and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Harvard Bioscience Inc
84 OCTOBER HILL RD
HOLLISTON MA 01746