Douglas Scientific LLC, located in Alexandria, MN, began as a division of Douglas Machine Inc in 2009, and was incorporated as a wholly owned company in 2010. The Company provides patented Array Tape™ automation that enables laboratories around the world to rapidly process billions of genetic samples and chemical compounds. Array Tape™ is a continuous plastic strip embossed with micro wells used in laboratory testing.
Douglas Scientific also designs and manufactures a full line of laboratory instrumentation -- Nexar® and Araya® -- to optimize dispensing and scanning in the Array Tape™ wells. The technology allows scientists to complete screening at unprecedented speed and fractional costs, which enables new discovery in plant genomics, animal health, human diagnostics, and pharmaceutical applications.
Douglas Scientific is dedicated to making the world a better place by delivering innovative laboratory automation. By partnering with the most creative and dedicated scientists around the world, the Company delivers advancements to address several imminent global issues and threats.
Since its founding, Douglas Scientific has experienced rapid growth (both in terms of product demand and workforce) and currently employs more than 70 professionals at its facility in the Alexandria Industrial Park - including experts in engineering, biosciences, automation, motion control, and other fields.