52018Dec
Engineering skills gap is holding the UK back

Engineering skills gap is holding the UK back

Our founder Mark Henderson started his career as an electronic engineering over 30 years ago. It was his expertise that lead him to form Henderson Biomedical, or Henderson Associates as it was known back then. Today, our company employs a team of in-house and field-based engineers who service, repair and calibrate laboratory equipment in any…

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12018Nov
Spotlight On: Hoshizaki ice makers

Spotlight On: Hoshizaki ice makers

Earlier this month, we announced that we had become an official distributor of Hoshizaki ice makers. But who exactly are Hoshizaki and what makes them such a good company to work with? Let’s find out. Overview of Hoshizaki Established in Japan in 1947, Hoshizaki is now the largest ice maker in the world, with over…

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12018Oct
How Eupry can save you money

How Eupry can save you money

Eupry is an easy-to-use, wireless temperature monitoring system for use in refrigerators, freezers, incubators and storage rooms to name a few. In fact, the system can be used anywhere where the user wishes to monitor temperature within a pre-defined range. The company was established in 2014 in Denmark and despite its short life, it has…

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62018Sep
How safe are blood transfusions?

How safe are blood transfusions?

Around 2 million blood transfusions are carried out in the UK every year. The vast majority of these transfusions are carried out safely and without the patient experiencing any adverse health effects. However, there still remains a risk involved in undergoing a blood transfusion. In this month’s blog, we analyse the extent of this risk…

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12018Aug
Centrifuge tubes: A useful guide

Centrifuge tubes: A useful guide

With a myriad of different laboratory tubes available in the market, it can be confusing. In this month’s blog, we take closer look at the different types of centrifuge tubes available and how to determine which one is right for you. Types of centrifuge tubes There are a variety of different tubes that can be…

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22018Jul
Heat sealer compliance: Introducing MDR

Heat sealer compliance: Introducing MDR

Compliance in your laboratory is an ever changing and fluid thing. New directives replace old ones and the demands of the external auditor seem to be increasing year after year. Sterile services departments are no exception. Times are changing and it’s time to understand what will be expected of you in your department. Introducing the…

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32018Apr
UKAS centrifuge calibration. Compliance and assurance for your laboratory

UKAS centrifuge calibration. Compliance and assurance for your laboratory

A key component of ISO 15189 certification is the need for laboratory centrifuges to be UKAS accredited. In this month’s blog, we take a closer look at UKAS centrifuge calibration and what it really means for the user. What is UKAS centrifuge calibration? General centrifuge calibration was examined back in December’s blog. However, many laboratory…

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62018Feb
Green chemistry: a 21st century revolution in science

Green chemistry: a 21st century revolution in science

Sustainability is more than just a simple buzz word. Sustainability is an integral part of our lives- from agriculture to the world of business. Recently, we have found that sustainability is extending into the world of science, particularly in chemistry. Observers are calling this the green chemistry revolution. The rise of green awareness Many businesses,…

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