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About DWK Life Sciences

DWK Life Sciences is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision labware as well as storage and packaging solutions for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications. The company combines the expertise of the acclaimed product brands DURAN®, WHEATON® and KIMBLE®. (read more at www.DWK.com).

DWK Life Sciences Ltd.’s extensive product range features over 6,000 general laboratory and specialized glass and plastic products thus bringing some of the best known scientific brands to the DWK Life Sciences portfolio: PYREX® borosilicate 3.3 glassware, QUICKFIT® interchangeable jointed glassware, MBL® volumetric glassware, AZLON® reusable plasticware, Ramboldi® plastic disposable labware and WHEATON® packaging and life science products. As a distinguished glass manufacturer, DWK Life Sciences Ltd also specializes in the hot manipulation of glass from tubing and intermediate components as well as providing custom glass products for a wide variety of technical and industrial applications.

Even though the company name has changed a few times over the years, one thing has remained constant. As a market leader in high-quality laboratory consumables and packaging solutions, DWK Life Sciences Limited is strongly committed to meet your highest expectations and help advance today’s scientific research.

  • 1908

    Corning Glassworks develops a heat resistant glass called Pyrex©

    date 1908
  • 1923

    James A Jobling licensed to manufacture Pyrex© laboratory glassware in Sunderland

    date 1923
  • 1962

    Quickfit & Quartz makes jointed glassware at their factory in Stone, Staffordshire

    date 1962
  • 1982

    Corning Laboratory Division becomes J.Bibby Science Products

    date 1982
  • 1990

    J.Bibby becomes Bibby Sterilin

  • 2005

    Bibby Sterilin becomes Barloworld Scientific

  • 2008

    SciLabware is introduced

    date 2008
  • 2011

    SciLabware becomes part of the Duran Group

    date 2011
  • 2015

    Duran Group acquires & integrates WHEATON Industries Inc

    date 2015
  • 2016

    UK entities of WHEATON & SciLabware consolidate into new SciLabware

    WHEATON factory relocates to Stoke-on-Trent

    Duran Group acquires Kimble Chase LLC

    date 2016
  • 2017

    Launch of DWK Life Sciences

    SciLabware launches new branding

    date 2017
  • 2020

    SciLabware Ltd becomes DWK Life Sciences Limited

Supplying world-renowned brands to multiple industries across the world

Our extensive product range features some of the best known names in science supplying world-renowned brands to multiple industries across the world.

The latest from DWK Life Sciences

Keep up to date with the world of DWK Life Sciences with all our latest news, updates and literature along with details of upcoming events where DWK Life Sciences will be exhibiting.

Change Notification – CCN018 - Change in CE Status and Brand Change from Ramboldi® to WHEATON®

Change Notification – CCN018 - Change in CE Status and Brand Change from Ramboldi® to WHEATON®

This is to inform you of 2 changes affecting the Ramboldi single use plastics portfolio.

WHEATON<sup>®</sup> primary packaging solutions on show at MEDICA 2019

WHEATON® primary packaging solutions on show at MEDICA 2019

DWK Life Sciences packaging team displayed their extensive portfolio of primary packaging solutions at the MEDICA 2019 International Trade Fair on November 18-21 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

DWK Life Sciences present WHEATON<sup>®</sup> primary packaging solutions at CPhI worldwide 2019

DWK Life Sciences present WHEATON® primary packaging solutions at CPhI worldwide 2019

CPhI worldwide returned for its 30th year uniting over 45,000 visiting attendees and 2,500 international exhibitors. DWK Life Sciences, represented by DWK Life Sciences, were pleased to showcase its e...

Meet the  packaging team at MEDICA 2019

Meet the packaging team at MEDICA 2019

DWK Life Sciences, represented by DWK Life Sciences, are pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at MEDICA Exhibition at the Düsseldorf Messe in Germany, from the 18th – 21st November 2019. Visit...

CPhI worldwide 2019

CPhI worldwide 2019

DWK Life Sciences (represented by DWK Life Sciences) are pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at CPhI worldwide 2019 in Frankfurt. DWK Life Sciences manufacture and supply a full portfolio of pr...

DWK Life Sciences showcases quality plastic products for clincial customers at IBMS Congress 2019

DWK Life Sciences showcases quality plastic products for clincial customers at IBMS Congress 2019

DWK Life Sciences exhibited for the second time at the IBMS congress in Birmingham, a key exhibition for clinical scientists throughout the UK.