Service contract extended

September 15, 2010

PerkinElmer has announced the extension of their OneSource Laboratory Services contract with Minerva Scientific, a specialist pharmaceutical testing laboratory based in Derbyshire, UK.

PerkinElmer has announced the extension of their OneSource Laboratory Services contract with Minerva Scientific, a specialist pharmaceutical testing laboratory based in Derbyshire, UK. PerkinElmer has been providing Minerva Scientific with solutions for maximizing instrument uptime since 2003, facilitating faster and higher sample throughput through multi-vendor instrument repair, maintenance and qualification.

The testing laboratory deploys a range of analytical instrumentation from liquid chromatography, gas chromatography and infrared systems to more specialized liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry and LC–MS–MS systems to provide pharmaceutical product release testing, quality assurance, stability testing and analytical method development.

In a statement Ian Brown, technical director at the laboratory, noted: “Recognizing that the servicing of MS systems requires specialist skills, we rely on OneSource from PerkinElmer for this capability. They provide breakdown cover for our high demand MS systems, maximizing laboratory productivity.”

OneSource is reported to support 400,000 analytical and life science laboratory assets in over 120 countries worldwide. For more information visit www.perkinelmer.com/onesource