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Semrock’s North American Distribution Partner AVR Optics Expands Territory

By Heidi Lechner February 22, 2017

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Rochester, NY, February 22, 2017 — Due to the warm reception and the continued growth that Semrock, a division of IDEX Health & Science, LLC, is experiencing, they are happy to announce that AVR Optics (www.avr-optics.com) will now be expanding to cover the entirety of the United States and Canada.  “AVR Optics has been a great partner supporting our growth in 2016 and has truly become an extension to the Semrock sales support team”, says Jim Passalugo, Business Line Director of Semrock. “I’m excited we can now offer their support and expertise throughout the whole of the US and Canada.”  Founded by a team with deep experience in the Life Science and Analytical Instrumentation markets, AVR Optics is focused on educational institutions and government research labs and brings value to customers through a consultative solutions selling approach.

Semrock Ships 3 Millionth Filter

By Heidi Lechner February 16, 2017

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Semrock Ships Three Millionth Filter

Rochester, NY, February 17, 2017 — Semrock is proud to announce that we recently shipped our three millionth filter!  We would like to thank all of our customers and key suppliers for helping to make this possible.  We are relieved that we completed the expansion of our facilities last summer as the demand for our products and services remains strong, and the extra capacity allowed us to maintain our On-Time Delivery of >99% while improving our out-going quality to unprecedented levels.

Our New Product pipeline remains strong and is drawing interest in our high growth areas like super-resolution microscopy, clinical diagnostics, hyper-spectral imaging, and portable instrumentation.  Please visit our website (www.semrock.com) to see our latest industry leading products.  We also know that you depend on us for more than just optical filters, and that is why we continue to enhance our services and freely available tools like SearchLight™, our spectra viewer for simulating fluorescence microscopy imaging systems (https://searchlight.semrock.com).  

When every photon in your system counts, get “The Right Solution, Right Now” from Semrock. 

Holiday Closure Notice for Shipments

By IDEX H&S November 18, 2016

As we enter the holiday season, we would like to give notice that IDEX Health & Science will be closed the following dates for shipments:  

  • NOV 24–25, 2016
  • DEC 26–28 & 30th, 2016
  • JAN 2, 2017

Online orders placed by the 28th of December will ship on the 29th, and IDEX Health & Science will resume normal business on January 3rd, 2017.

IDEX Health & Science Introduces QuickStart™ Sensing Solutions

By Heidi Lechner November 15, 2016

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November 15, 2016, Oak Harbor, WA - IDEX Health & Science, LLC announces the release of their new QuickStart™ Sensor products. These pressure and flow sensors automatically monitor and provide accurate, real-time data with digital output, allowing the user (or operator) to predict failure, mitigate risk of damage and optimize system performance. The pressure sensors immediately detect blockages and mitigate risk – before important samples are compromised or system components are damaged. The flow sensors easily manage flow rates and provide accurate, instantaneous data on system performance – saving critical analysis time.

New Optofluidics Catalog from IDEX Health & Science

By Heidi Lechner October 19, 2016

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New Comprehensive Optofluidics Catalog from IDEX Health & Science
Catalog of advanced portfolio in optofluidic standard products

Rohnert Park, CA October 20, 2016 - IDEX Health & Science, LCC, the global authority in fluidics and optics for the life sciences market, introduces their new digital and printed catalog of standard optofluidic products. This comprehensive catalog reflects the recent integration of innovative optical companies Semrock and Melles Griot, to bring customers an enhanced portfolio of state-of-the-art components and capabilities.

IDEX Health & Science is respected worldwide for solving complex optofluidic problems and delivering complete development path solutions for analytical, diagnostic, and biotechnology applications.

Announcing a New Femtosecond Pulsed Laser Beam Combiner that Enables Deeper Tissue Imaging

By Heidi Lechner September 27, 2016

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BrightLine® Multiphoton LaserMUX™ Beam Combining Filters optimized for optogenetics

Rochester, NY, Sep 27th , 2016 – Semrock, a division of IDEX Health & Science, LCC, the global authority in fluidics and optics for the life sciences market, introduces their new Multiphoton LaserMUX beam combiners that enable deeper tissue imaging and improved contrast in multi-color and multi-modal fluorescence microscopy.  The filters set new performance standards by simultaneously achieving high transmission, high reflection, and low GDD over both reflection & transmission, while maintaining minimal wavefront distortion.  Ideal for combining two femtosecond pulsed laser beams, they are perfect for optogenetics and other life science applications.

Semrock Announces Distribution Partnership with AVR Optics

By Heidi Lechner June 21, 2016

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Semrock Announces Distribution Partnership with AVR Optics

Rochester, NY, July 5, 2016 — Semrock, a unit of IDEX Health & Science, LLC, has entered into a supply agreement with AVR Optics (www.avr-optics.com) for the distribution of its optical filters and optical mirrors within the United States and Canada. AVR Optics was founded by a team with deep experience in the Life Science and Analytical Instrumentation markets and offers a tremendous extension to the Semrock sales support team. AVR will primarily focus on educational institutions and government research labs in the Eastern half of the United States and Canada.

“We truly felt that this was a great opportunity for us to improve our customer service,” stated Mike Ransford, the General Manager at Semrock. “We take great pride in the quality of our products and the service levels we have been able to achieve in the optical filter industry. As we continue to expand, we wanted to make sure we could enhance the level of support we are able to give to the university and research communities. Having a partner like AVR, that shares our values and our commitment to excellence, will be a great benefit to researchers, microscope end-users, engineers, and students. We think of AVR as a true extension of our factory.” 

Super-resolution Microscopy Cubes - Guaranteed to Provide λ/2 Flatness

By Heidi Lechner May 2, 2016

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Super-resolution Microscopy Cubes - Guaranteed to Provide λ/2 Flatness

May 2, 2016, Rochester, NY – Semrock has launched a novel service for Super-resolution Microscopy applications that sets a new standard in performance with guaranteed λ/2 P-V per inch flatness from 1mm thick laser dichroic beamsplitters mounted in off the shelf, commercially available microscope cubes. Maximize SNR and minimize artifacts in TIRF, Confocal, PALM, STORM, SIM, and other super-resolution techniques. Offered at attractive pricing, assembled cubes compatible with popular microscopes are now available as standard catalog products.

“Conventional microscopy cubes can significantly compromise the flatness of the dichroic beamsplitters thereby introducing aberrations” stated Prashant Prabhat, PhD, Business Line Leader at Semrock. “But super-resolution imaging systems are highly sensitive to optical wavefront distortion and demand the highest quality components for best instrument sensitivity. Semrock’s industry-leading λ/2 flatness 1 mm thick laser dichroic beamsplitters minimize focus shift and aberrations in the reflected beam compared to standard products. In order to realize their full flatness potential, these filters need to be carefully mounted in microscopy cubes and Semrock has developed proprietary methods that guarantee the λ/2 flatness required for super-resolution applications.”

IDEX Health & Science Launches Advanced Optofluidic Portfolio at Analytica 2016

By Heidi Lechner April 15, 2016

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IDEX Health & Science Launches Advanced Optofluidic Portfolio at Analytica 2016
Hall A2 - Booth #109, Analytica, May 10-13, 2016, Munich, Germany

Rohnert Park, CA, April 18, 2016 - IDEX Health & Science, LCC, the global authority in fluidics and optics for the life sciences market, showcases its newly expanded fluidic and optical components and support at Analytica 2016. This unique combination of fluidic and optical capabilities assists customers in speeding up their time to market and supports the company’s strategic vision to enhance the complete development path with intelligent solutions for life.

Visitors to Analytica will be introduced to IDEX Health & Science’s newly expanded portfolio of fluidic and optical technologies; driven by its recent integration of Semrock and Melles Griot, and the acquisition of CIDRA® Precision Services, announced last July. The fusion between fluidics and optics is further enhanced through the support of IDEX Health & Science’s engineering experts, who share their wealth of engineering expertise, and decades of industry knowledge.

The combination of fluidics and optics allows IDEX Health & Science to deliver a complete spectrum of highly engineered solutions, including rapid prototyping tools that bring together fluidics and optics to support the complete development path for life science instrumentation. This unique blend of programs makes innovation easier and faster than ever. The range and support on offer includes:

  • - Fluidic components and integrated assemblies, including: Fluidic Connections, Valves, Pumps, Degassers, Column Hardware, Manifolds, Flow Cells, Microfluidic Consumables, Sensors, and Integrated Fluidic Systems
  • - Optic components and assemblies, including: Optical Filters, Lenses, Shutters, Lasers & Light     Engines, and Integrated Optical Systems
  • - Rapid response programs for reduced development time
  • - Custom module development
  • - Design for manufacturing integration

“The realm of life sciences changes at a rapid pace and our aim is to provide continued support to our customers, to meet their most demanding challenges, and accelerate their time-to-market through a better alignment of people, products, and engineering resources. The fusion of optics and fluidics will enable IDEX Health & Science to continue to exceed customer needs and ensure success,” said Gus Salem, Group President of IDEX Health & Science.

New Expanded Portfolio from MarvelX™ UHPLC Connection Systems

By Heidi Lechner March 2, 2016

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More Options from MarvelX™ UHPLC Connection Systems
IDEX Health & Science announces new expanded portfolio from MarvelX UHPLC Connection Systems

Oak Harbor, WA, March 2, 2016 — IDEX Health & Science, LLC announces a newly expanded offering of its MarvelX portfolio. MarvelX is a UHPLC connection system that is designed for easier routing throughout an instrument. This system includes removable stainless steel fittings and changeable tubing. This new offering for MarvelX will include additional internal diameter (ID) and length options in order to meet a wider range of customer demand. “We previously had only 8 different product configurations covering some important ID and length needs. Due to strong customer demand we have decided to expand the line to have 55 different configurations covering additional IDs and lengths. For example, in addition to having only 25µm and 100µm PEEK- lined stainless steel we are going to also have 50µm, 75µm, 150µm and 300µm IDs with additional lengths to go with these IDs.” says Aytug Kulaksiz, Product Solutions Manager, IDEX Health & Science.

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