Socorex Isba S.A.

Socorex Isba S.A.

We are a Swiss manufacturer of precision liquid handling instruments. Electronic and manual, single and multichannel micropipettes, repeaters, dispensers, pipette controllers, automatic syringes, pipette tips and accessories constitute the offering. The most ergonomic and high performance Acura manual pipette line is particularly attractive to laboratories demanding state-of-art features at budget-conscious prices. The electronic pipette is unparalleled in ease of use. Bottle top dispensers provides for excellent chemical resistance. Socorex products are offered and serviced by Wheaton Industries in the U.S.

Company details

Champ-Colomb 7 , Ecublens , 1024 Swaziland
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Laboratory Equipment
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:

Brief history
Socorex Isba SA is often referred to as just Socorex, the name under which it was first founded in the late 1940's. Two young watchmakers had identified the need for new types of quality syringes for medical applications. The products rapidly met with success internationally. In search for synergies, the company merged with another firm a few years later. Renamed Socorex Isba S.A., the new entity moved to Lausanne on Lake Geneva in 1960. Its growth, particulary in the laboratory field, soon forced the company out of the city to its today's larger, expandable facility in Ecublens, home of the Federal institute of technology (EPFL) and University of Lausanne (UNIL).

Products & Services
Today's manufacturing programme includes a wide variety of high precision instruments used for reliably measuring, dosing, transferring, dispensing and injecting liquids in a large number of applications. Manual and electronic micropipettes, multichanel pipettors, repeater pipettes, dispensers, pipette controllers and re-usable syringes, together with their accessories, constitute the heart of the programme. Each precision instrument bears its own serial number and passes a strict performance control attested by an individual QC certificate. 'One stop does all' is the moto of the Socorex Service Center offering a global repair and calibration programme. The choice ranges from basic maintenance to accredited calibrations of all micropipettes and dispensers according to ISO 17025 - whatever their brand.

Our customers
We are proud to include virtually all private, industrial, academic and government laboratories amongst our customers. Those are involved in routine, research and educational activities in fields as diverse as life sciences - such as biotechnology and molecular biology - medicine, chemistry, pharmacology, environment, agriculture, etc. Scientists are served efficiently by the dedicated network of Socorex distributors. Selected amongst the best suppliers, they carry an inventory of our products and provide technical support, repair and calibration services. Find your closest Socorex partners here.

Quality achievements
Socorex's dedication to precision and quality has been an all-time tradition. Our commitment to manufacturing the most reliable instruments and to offering the best services was formalised with the completion of the ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Quality Management System certifications. Product lines used in the In Vitro Diagnostics fields conform to the IVD 98/79 EEC directive for medical devices and are CE certified accordingly. Three-year warranty cover for all manual pipettors. Socorex product lines are designed to operate under national and international standards such as ISO 8655, GLP, GMP and NCCLS.