Optimizing biotechnology processes through customer-centric innovation and comprehensive support.
When human health is on the line, we know there are times when ensuring quality can feel like it conflicts with the need for speed and efficiency.
This need drives us to develop a family of products and services to help biologics developers and manufacturers move efficiently while ensuring the yield, purity, clonality, outgrowth, and consistency of biopharmaceutical products and processes.
Whether you seek to develop high-producing cell lines, maintain optimal cell growth, provide assurance of clonality, ensure active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) purity and yield, or confirm quality during fill and finishing, we offer products that will keep your processes productive and on track, saving time and reducing costly re-work.
Find out why our osmometers, cell line development solutions, and liquid handling optimization technologies are considered the gold standard in their industries. Learn about faster data-driven methods for bioprocessing - check out our comprehensive educational resources.
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The Artel MVS simplifies fluid verification of all automated liquid handlers and multichannel pipettes. The system is fast, calculates all plate and well statistics (Relative Inaccuracy, Coefficient of Variation, Standard Deviation and Mean) and it is simple to set up and use. For all of its capabilities and low-cost point...the MVS is one of the best value purchases I have ever made for my lab.
The Artel MVS makes it so easy to do a monthly verification that the 96 channel CORE head on my Hamilton Vantage is dispensing the correct volumes. Doing the confirmation gravimetrically would be so time consuming, but using the Artel dyes and the MVS makes it something one person can do in a single morning. The software is easy to use, and the instrument has not had any maintenance issues.
We had a demo of the [OsmoTECH PRO] instrument after seeing it at BPI East. The sales managers were prompt in setting up a lunch and learn. The instrument itself was very easy to run samples on and allowed for true load and walk away functionality. The sales managers were thorough professionals, waiting for our PO to go through and working with us to ensure we received the item within a week of ordering. It has the ability to run 20 samples at a time and is great value for the money spent.
The [OsmoTECH PRO] instrument is extremely effective, easy to set up and validate, gives quick results and is extremely accurate.
The [OsmoTECH PRO] is great for accurate and precise osmolality, giving reliable and reproducible measurements.
This [OsmoTECH] instrument was a dream come true. The administrator can lock down features and dictate what users can and cannot do. Very easy to use and extremely reliable instrument.
The best part of the [OsmoTECH] instrument is it gives accurate and reproducible results for any solution and most importantly in less than a minute you have the results.
[The OsmoTECH] achieves high quality and reproducible results. Easy instrument to use and well-presented software.
[The OsmoTECH PRO] instrument is simple to operate with minimal consumables.
We use the PCS pipette calibration system. It has always been super reliable and accurate, and we have never had a single issue in the 8 years I have worked with it. The kits containing the solutions for the PCS are customizable, so you don't have to buy solutions you don't need. We do performance checks on our pipettes on a daily basis, so we could not live without it! It makes our jobs so much easier too!
The Artel PCS makes checking the pipetting proficiency of new hires quick and easy. It's also great for checking pipettes that may not be functioning properly.
The Artel MVS has been a huge help for our lab in validating volumes on new automated liquid handlers. Always gives consistent results, easy to use, software is extremely straightforward, and any time we have an issue, it's super easy to get help from the Artel team. Thank you!
The MVS system is extremely useful for periodic performance QC testing of high-throughput liquid handlers, high-throughput liquid handler calibration, and various liquid handler/single channel pipette tip type/lot QC. The MVS system requires minimal maintenance and MVS manager software is intuitive to use and flexible to set up various plate layouts to meet user’s need. The customer service is very responsive and helpful. They provide a notification for calibrator plate re-certification annually ...
The [Artel MVS] product is accurate and reliable. With the addition of the pre-owned models of MVS readers, it also becomes affordable. The expansion of the dye solutions to include MasterMix and Serum along with their original aqueous offering makes Artel a definitive liquid class setup solution. The FSE performing setup and the account manager were on-time, responsive, and supportive during install and (most importantly) afterwards.
The Artel application scientist is easy to work with, knowledgeable about interpreting test data and giving advice, and flexible to help onsite if needed. I would recommend the Artel MVS because it saves time and material cost. Most important is having a standard method to calibrate different pipettes and optimize liquid class on automated liquid handlers while managing the sources of variability systematically.
This [OsmoTECH PRO] osmometer is an accurate and convenient tool for the needs of our lab. Our lab works in the developmental stage of pharmaceuticals, and requires quick, precise bursts of osmolality checking for QC - and this instrument (with a load capacity of 20 samples) takes care of those needs. With developmental drugs, limited sample volume is often an issue - this instrument only needs 30uL (and takes ~90 seconds a measurement).
Osmolality measurements are easy and reliable with this [OsmoTECH PRO] instrument.
[The OsmoTECH PRO is] very easy to use for all technicians in a quality control lab. Small sample size. Friendly technicians that explained how to use the product very well.
[The OsmoTECH PRO is] very easy to use due to short analysis time and sample preparation.
[The OsmoTECH PRO is a] great system for multiple sample testing. Very straightforward and easy to use.
[The OsmoTECH XT is] easy to use, reliable and self-navigating options menu.
The OsmoTECH PRO is working pretty well so far! ... As far as reproducibility, data integrity, ease of use etc. I think it is a very good upgrade for us! On the whole we’re quite happy, I'd recommend this device to a colleague looking for a new high throughput osmometer.
The [OsmoTECH] is highly effective and obtained results are of high quality. With this instrument I can develop my formulation for meeting the osmolality criteria for drug products.
[The OsmoTECH is] easy to use and robust piece of equipment that met all our user and regulatory requirements. The hardware is sleek, efficient and easy to use. The integrated software has built in data integrity controls and is thoroughly tested through validation test scripts / reports.
The Artel PCS fulfills our requirements on ISO compliant pipette calibration and testing. Results are reproducible and variance is lower than in manual process. Personnel is easily trained on the device. Process is faster than manual process.
The MVS system is fairly intuitive to use. Not only can we use this for our internal automated liquid handler volume verification, tip test and calibration work, we have been using the system to offer external volume verification service to our collaborators. The system is very durable without significant issues and easy to maintain. MVS reagent orders are always processed and delivered in a timely manner. Our regional specialist periodically checks in to ask if the system is working as expected.
The [Artel MVS] is easy to use, gives accurate and reliable results. It's a great way to quickly determine the functioning of the automation systems that we install and maintain.
Equipment was easy to set up and easy to use. The [OsmoTECH HT] runs reliably and is great to have for running many samples.
[The OsmoTECH PRO is an] excellent product and extremely efficient! Easy to clean and maintain. Excellent customer support and allows increased in-process testing capabilities.
The [OsmoTECH PRO] is very easy to use. Allows my lab to update a 20+ year old instrument, also from Advanced.
[The OsmoTECH XT is a] robust and versatile instrument that meets all of our osmolality needs!
During expansion, we use InstiSHAKE CHO to support the adaptation of our clones to shaking culture. Thanks to InstiSHAKE CHO, we have significantly reduced the number of clones lost (by 90%) and have reduced the amount of time taken for cells to reach our desired viable cell density and viability by 7 days. Taken together, the combined use of InstiGRO CHO and InstiSHAKE CHO can accelerate our CLD workflow up to 3 weeks with little compromise to productivity.
We use InstiGRO CHO to improve the efficiency of our cloning projects. The supplement has helped us achieve clonal outgrowth >80% and has reduced the time taken for clones to reach our desired confluence by 2 weeks! Taken together, the combined use of InstiGRO CHO and InstiSHAKE CHO can accelerate our CLD workflow up to 3 weeks with little compromise to productivity.
[With the VIPS PRO], we can trace back the data to the single cell, select from our top 48 cell lines, and report all the information – our proof of monoclonality is already in there, and that’s really nice.
The Enhanced Clonality Reports easily generated by the VIPS/Cell Metric software allows us to track both cells and potential debris from first inception of the single cell in the well, to full-grown colonies enabling us to provide our customers with full traceability and audit trail of each cell line we produce for them with a single, well-crafted document.
The VIPS™ is unique, being the only single cell cloning system on the market that tracks a single cell’s arrival in the actual well with high resolution (z-stack) imaging and to support the subsequent daily whole well imaging provided by the Cell Metric.
The VIPS system allowed us to shave off a few months from our development timeline and select highly stable single clones for manufacturing purposes.
The VIPS™ system and software has helped our company to deliver a high-quality data-package that meets global regulatory standards...The ease of use and reliability of the VIPS freed up valuable time.
Once we brought [the Artel MVS] into the lab, we realized we could push to small volumes. We typically work beyond the liquid handler’s specifications, and we can do this because we have Artel to verify their performance.
The Artel MVS System has greatly improved our laboratory quality processes, not only streamlining instrument qualifications but accelerating verification and validations.
We rely on the MVS for verifications and liquid class development and optimization…
The [Artel MVS] simplified and streamlined our QC process…
The MVS system has been vital to our lab operations.
Cell Metric X had the best whole-well imaging capabilities and clonality reports and, when we demoed the instrument, we were convinced by the robustness of the system and very high image quality.
The Solentim ecosystem, [and Cell Metric X], allowed Wheeler to rapidly develop and launch a standardized cell line development service that is integrated with a scalable drug substance process.
In the beginning, you never know which kind of samples you’re going to test, and the [OsmoTECH XT] osmometer offers an amazing range of osmolality testing: from 0 to 4000 mOsm/kg H2O.
Osmolality testing is crucial for process development, analytical development and GMP testing. We need to meet the regulatory requirements [with the OsmoTECH XT] for the product to be released to the market or to be released to go to a patient.