Kbiosystems Porvair has established itself as a leading global designer and manufacturer of robust, innovative robotic automation solutions to the life sciences industry.

As well as providing off-the-shelf innovative small benchtop laboratory automation instruments, Kbiosystems specialise in custom robotic automation for all industries, including plate and tube sealing technology, barcode printing and application systems, colony picking instrumentation, thermal cyclers, software solutions and the OEM supply of custom design and manufactured products.

Kbio’s flexible approach has seen their client portfolio increase significantly since inception in 1987 and they are committed to bringing an after-sales service that is regarded as one of the best.  Kbio’s team have a breadth of knowledge and expertise that enables them to follow the full cycle of their products from concept design, software, electrical and mechanical engineering through to final manufacture and installation.

Kbio’s working relationships range from world leading pharmaceutical companies to start up laboratories working to set budgets.  From feasibility studies through working prototypes to production units, with full technical expertise, Kbiosystems truly offer the turnkey solution.  Kbiosystems has been working in the life science, plant and animal and diagnostic markets for over 25 years and their experience is demonstrated by their portfolio of clients and robotic automated solutions.

Colony Picking

Ensure reliable, consistent and accurate picking
with our fully automated pickers

Thermal Cyclers

The ideal solution to high throughput
single cycle PCR

Plate Handling

Automated and semi-automated
plate handling systems

Plate Sealing

Fully- and semi-automated heat sealers,
adhesive sealers and plate piercers

Label Applicators

High throughput application of labels to plates,
tube racks and petri dishes


Automated laboratory solutions

Instrument catalogue

Sealing foils and films

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