Anachem Ltd

Anachem Ltd

Anachem Ltd

Anachem is the UK & Ireland’s leading laboratory liquid handling specialist with over 40 years experience in this field. We have built up many years of expertise in pipetting technical support, service and calibration, customer service, distribution and e-commerce to supply scientists with the best support for all their pipetting needs. We supply scientific labs across many industries and support scientists in major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, technology, clinical, food processing and consumer product companies, universities and research institutes, governmental agencies and environmental testing organizations.

Company details

Anachem House 1 & 2 Titan Court Laporte Way Luton , Bedfordshire , LU4 8EF United Kingdom
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Industry Type:
Laboratory Equipment
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)

Our Mission is to provide our customers with scientific laboratory supplies that improve the quality of their results, provide time and cost savings and increase efficiency. In addition we strive to source, develop and supply products that improve laboratory safety and ergonomics and minimise the impact on our environment.


Anachem distributes an extensive range of pipettes and tips from leading manufacturers and our own brands, plus quality consumables including microtubes, racks, plates, PCR plastics and molecular biology reagents to provide essential tools across a range of laboratories.

Our UKAS Accredited Pipette Service provides the best service and calibration support. This ensures our customers pipettes are maintained to the highest standards ensuring the quality of their research is not compromised.

For over 40 years Anachem has been a leading specialist in scientific laboratory supplies within the UK and Ireland. Since its establishment in 1970, Anachem has consistently focused on bringing to market, products that help to improve scientists’ overall laboratory productivity, assure the quality of their results and assist in meeting regulatory compliance. Anachem is ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certified and its Pipette Service organization operates under the prestigious UKAS accreditation requirements.

Throughout Anachem’s 40 year history there have been very strong links with both Rainin and Gilson. Ken Rainin and Eric Marteau D’autry of Gilson France were founder members of the Company. In 1972 Anachem launched the Gilson PIPETMAN®, the world’s first adjustable pipette, into the UK market.

Working closely with Rainin, Anachem was one of the first companies to introduce electronic pipettes to help speed up laboratory workflows and bring new pipetting features. Together with Rainin's unique LTS system these also reduce pipetting forces to prevent repetitive strain injuries and safeguard scientists' health.

Anachem has developed its pipette service business dramatically over the years, raising awareness of the importance of regular maintenance and calibration of pipettes to assure their performance.

 In 1986, Anachem held the first on-site pipette service clinic at SmithKline French or GSK as it is now known .

In 1998 the Anachem Pipette Service Centre achieved UKAS accreditation and has maintained this accolade ever since.  

array of laboratory instrumentation and consumables to scientists across all disciplines within academic, pharmaceutical, industrial, environmental and clinical areas.

  • Quality manual, electronic and multichannel liquid handling pipettes
  • Precision bioplastics including an extensive range of pipette tips in a variety of innovative environmentally friendly packaging systems
  • Quality microtubes, racking systems, PCR plastics and plates
  • Molecular Biology Kits & Reagents
  • Decontamination Solutions & Equipment
  • Small Benchtop Equipment