About Micronic

Our story

Our goal is to advance research by serving scientists in finding solutions that contribute to a higher quality of life. We develop and manufacture a range of Dutch-designed products to enhance the process of sample preservation and storage.

our story about innovation

about micronic

Micronic is an independent organization with its headquarters located in Lelystad, the Netherlands. At Micronic, advancing scientific research to enhance quality of life is our corporate goal and to achieve this we make innovation and quality a priority. We engage in various innovative processes within our organization, like product development and customer focused lean manufacturing systems, in order to create new and improved products, solutions and services that provide radically better customer experiences.

Our premium labware and precision engineered equipment is developed and manufactured in-house. This core competence gives us the opportunity to offer top-of-the-line products, delivering exceptional quality, reliability and durability. Above all, we stand behind our solutions and are confident that you will too.


Our Innovation & Company Milestones


Micronic started its business in March 1984 as a manufacturer of blocks, pipette tips and tubes for samples storage and sample handling. In that same year, Micronic set the standard for the 96-format tube rack that became the official SBS format in 1996.


The α-numerical (A1-H12) identification including refill carrier was introduced by Micronic. The α-numerical identification was the world’s first robust tube identification system.


The Micronic 2D TraXis code and shortly after followed by the 2D Data-Matrix code, were introduced on a 1.40ml tube. With the 2D code identification system, Micronic was the first to answer the market’s need for the unique traceability of stored samples. In the same year, code reading equipment was introduced.


Micronic’s sample storage tube range was extended with the 0.50ml, 0.75ml and 1.10ml tubes and accompanying racks, and Micronic introduced instruments for sample tube (de)capping.


Micronic America LLC and Micronic Manufacturing USA LLC were incorporated in addition to the business in The Netherlands, increasing the scope of sale and distribution capabilities into The United States.


Micronic won the Humanimal Innovation Award for ‘Best Initial Idea’ for a tissue storage product. The Micronic ULT Rack Range was introduced which sets a new standard in the market for cryogenic storage.


The Micronic Screw Cap Recappers CS700 & CS500 won the ‘Good Industrial Design’ award at Dutch Design Week 2017. Additionally, Micronic was elected as the best qualified learning company of Lelystad, The Netherlands.


The revolutionary hybrid tubes of Micronic were launched. The unique utilization of 4 coding concepts on one tube guarantees the complete traceability of samples.
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Our Value

Why Micronic

Industry leaders since 1984, Micronic possesses expert knowledge about sample storage and preservation.
Own production
Our premium sample storage labware and precision engineered equipment is developed and manufactured in-house.
Certified Clean rooms
Micronic labware is manufactured and assembled in NEN-EN-ISO 14644-1 Class 7 certified clean room environments.
Micronic operates a corporate integrated Quality Management System (QMS) that is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Quick & flexible
In-house R&D and manufacturing means first-hand high-tech knowledge necessary to quickly adapt to market developments.
Custom products
To help you find the best solution for your sample storage needs, we are open to customer specific requests.

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