Lab Equipment Services

Comprehensive, full lifecycle equipment services for optimized lab operations and full compliance assured for all accreditation standards.

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Comprehensive equipment management to maximize lab performance and value


The equipment management process


Avantor® Lab Equipment Services Streamlines Your Lab

You need to be sure your lab equipment works whenever you need it. That’s why Avantor® can be your perfect partner. Whether for beakers and refrigerators or complex excipients and buffers, labs worldwide have long trusted Avantor for the tools and supplies they need.

Avantor’s lab equipment services can help streamline your laboratory management process. We’ll coordinate your multi-vendor product order list. We’ll automate your inventory and track your equipment piece by piece. We keep your lab up-to-date with maintenance, calibration, and accreditation. We help free your time so you can pursue your core mission.

Lab Equipment Services When You Need Them

Avantor and VWR® provide end-to-end lab equipment procurement and management solutions for the biopharma, pharmaceutical, educational, industrial, and high-tech industries.

Our service centers and technicians work with equipment manufacturers and service providers around the globe to ensure you get the equipment and supplies you need for any lab or project.

We help optimize your equipment, from installation through validation, calibration, maintenance, warranty management, compliance, and relocation. When the time comes to replace or decommission equipment, we’ll take care of that.

Avantor’s proprietary software, unified operating procedures, and onsite lab and production support services mean we can put your research instrumentation into operation, ready whenever and wherever needed.

Avantor Offers Holistic Lab Productivity

For decades, we’ve maintained trusted partnerships with equipment manufacturers and service providers worldwide. That lets us install, maintain, calibrate, validate, and provide parts for almost any piece of lab equipment, on- and off-site.

Our accredited, ISO 17025-certified service centers, technicians, and service partners simplify equipment compliance across your multi-vendor equipment ecosystem with real-time reports from our cloud-based, proprietary Equipment Manager software.

We help you manage:

  • Calibration
  • Inventory
  • Maintenance
  • Repairs

Our Equipment Manager software tracks your equipment by serial number and manages maintenance, documentation, and warranties for all your service providers. The software also maintains a list of spare parts, consumables, images, operating procedures, and more.

These services, combined with our unified standard operating procedures—including our ISO 9001 Quality Management protocol—help you make the most of your lab’s productivity potential. 

Multi-Vendor Technical Services

Our technicians are trained to coordinate products from different manufacturers into an integrated laboratory infrastructure. That means we can be your only point of contact, even if your equipment came from multiple sources.

We can save you time with:

  • Calibration
  • Installation
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Relocation
  • Repairs
  • Validation
  • Warranty management

We also help streamline:

  • Administration. We handle administration from first contact to invoicing.
  • Acquisition and decommissioning. Our software tracks the age and quality of your equipment, so it can be replaced as needed.
  • Documentation. We automate calibration, maintenance, compliance tracking, and other services so you’ll always meet internal and external compliance standards.

Compliance Services

Avantor technicians can save you time by calibrating and validating your lab equipment and instruments against:

  • Accreditation standards and regulatory requirements (ISO, GMP/GLP, FDA, etc.)
  • Manufacturer specifications/standards
  • Our specifications/standards

We also make sure your equipment meets three standards:

  • Installation Qualification (IQ). We document and verify that your new equipment is compatible with your laboratory environment. We install that equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.
  • Operational Qualification (OQ). We evaluate the functionality of your equipment against parameters provided by the manufacturer to ensure it operates correctly.
  • Performance Qualification (PQ). We verify and document how well your equipment performs throughout all operating ranges.

Avantor’s accredited technicians work with your team to document all services from when your new equipment is delivered until it is decommissioned.

Avantor: Here for You

Avantor lab equipment services take equipment management responsibilities off your hands, giving you more time for research and innovation. Contact us to see what we can do for you.

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Multi-vendor technical services

One service partner for installation, maintenance, service, and calibration of equipment from multiple manufacturers

Compliance services

Ensure your lab equipment is in compliance to assure that your research is accurate

Equipment management services

Equipment management from installation to calibration and decommissioning for the installed base of your equipment

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Ready to move your next innovation forward? Avantor Services can help.

Ready to move your next innovation forward? Avantor Services can help.

Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.