Founded in 1980, in Switzerland, Tecan is a global manufacturer and distributor of laboratory equipment and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. These devices are used extensively throughout the world in university research departments, forensic and diagnostic laboratories and in all life sciences disciplines. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories and has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America. Tecan maintains a sales and service network in over 50 countries across the world.
Tecan is headquartered in Männedorf, Switzerland and employs over 1500 staff worldwide. The company’s product range includes a series of liquid handling devices, water baths, automation and precision equipment as well as air displacement solutions.
Tecan also operates in the food hygiene and compliance sectors providing solutions to companies looking to adhere to strict regulations. These products include sample preparation, molecular diagnostics and crop improvement.
The company works alongside many governments and compliance regulators and is central to work on drug testing, forensics and microbiology. All products benefit from Tecan’s support arm and the Tecan Academy, a web based training tool.