ELVEM is a specialized company in the area of construction, importing, marketing and servicing of laboratory and medical equipment. Research equipment like controlled atmosphere chambers, special enviromental conditions, controlled climate, accelerated aging chambers and devices are our major products. In the field of medical technology ELVEM has a full production line for microbial incubation ovens, sterilization ovens, oven-steam sterilization steam, refrigerators laboratory reagents & drugs. The company was founded in 1964 by Nicholas Kapanos, father of current owner, in the (innovative for its time and the Greek data) field of sterilization apparatus construction. At the same time was providing technical support in hospital - medical equipment-machinery.
In 1982, Dionyssis Kapanos became president of the company, initially maintaining the same scope of work, soon enriched, while continuing to provide products and services of high quality and specialization.
In January 2008, the company moved to new modern-owned premises in Spata, Attica, 44, Xar.Trikoupi st, next to Attiki Odos and near Athens International airport.
After 44 years of operation are products cover the follwing fields:
Construction, Import, Export, Marketing & Technical Support of Laboratory Equipment, Scientific - Research equipment, specialized applications, chamber cooling / heat / humidity (climate controlled), accelerated aging, maintenance of concrete specimens, furnaces microbial incubation, sterilization ovens, oven-steam sterilization steam, dryers, refrigerators laboratory reagents and medicines, as with modern automation and PLC programs.
The last 9 years after many investigations, ELVEM successfully developed a new unique in Greece and the Central-Southern Europe-manufacturing sector: The construction of forensic equipment. Initially machinery was built on demand of a single client: The Greek police force! Soon Cyprus Police joined and use the methods ELVEM developped