LabSmith, Inc, developer of tools for science, including equipment for micro/nano-fluidics and other laboratory research, has partnered with Harvard Apparatus, a Harvard Bioscience company, to distribute its CapTite™ microfluidic components through the new Harvard Apparatus 2010 Physiology Catalog.“A distribution partnership between Harvard Apparatus and LabSmith holds a great deal of value for our customers,” said Yolanda Fintschenko, Director of New Technologies, Marketing and Sales for LabSmith.
“Harvard Apparatus’s strong presence in laboratory fluidics for life sciences, particularly for cell biology and cell electrophysiology, meshes perfectly with LabSmith’s expertise in controlling all aspects of microfluidic experimentation. The arrangement also makes it very easy for our customers who hold existing purchase agreements with Harvard Apparatus to obtain CapTite™ components through their JIT purchasing process.”
LabSmith’s CapTite™ products, which are based on components invented at Sandia National Laboratories, include breadboards, interconnects, valves, cartridges, syringe pumps and other components for building snap-together microfluidic and nanofluidic setups. CapTite™ components are available for use with 360 micron, 1/16” and 1/32” tubing. All products are designed for zero dead volumes and easy cleaning, ensuring long life over multiple runs.About LabSmith, Inc. LabSmith, Inc. builds laboratory tools that further the art of research. LabSmith products control all aspects of experimentation, including timing, synchronization, high voltage and current sourcing, fluid routing and event capture. Visit www.labsmith.com . About Harvard Apparatus Harvard Apparatus is part of the Harvard Bioscience family of companies. Harvard Bioscience (Nasdaq: HBIO) is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialized products, primarily scientific instruments. Visit www.harvardapparatus.com. About Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness. Visit www.ca.sandia.gov .