2014-02-26 11:04:32 - Syrris continues to lead the way with its batch reactor products and flow chemistry systems, increasing profits by over 50 % year-on-year.
The Company achieved record returns in 2013, shipping products to over 50 countries worldwide and significantly increasing its global customer base. This includes the top 20 pharmaceutical companies, leading universities and government institutes, plus companies working in fields such as food, flavor and fragrance, petrochemicals, nanoparticles and fine chemical synthesis.
Highlights of 2013 included a global series of workshops – enabling chemists to discover the advantages of flow and automated process chemistry – and the launch of an exclusive Customer Club, offering members easy access to a wide variety of select benefits and additional information. Syrris also committed to a three-year, multi-million pound research and development program, part funded by European Union and Technology Strategy Board grants which were awarded in
recognition of the Company’s ability to develop innovative, user-friendly and commercially successful products for chemists and chemical engineers. The program will allow existing award-winning products, including Asia and Atlas reactors, to be further enhanced, and novel batch and flow chemistry products to be developed.
CEO Mike Hawes commented: “This is a really exciting time in Syrris’ history. Our most successful year ever has established Syrris as the market leader in flow chemistry products. The launch of our research and development program will deliver further world-class products offering the greatest control and ultimate ease of use to our customers, enabling a broader array of chemistry on a wider scale than ever before.”
Syrris is world renowned for excellence in chemical reactor systems and is a world leader in flow chemistry systems. Established in 2001, Syrris employs over 30 scientists and engineers at its facility in Royston (near Cambridge, UK) and has offices in the US, Japan, India and Brazil plus over 30 distributors worldwide.
Syrris develops laboratory automation products for research and development chemists in industries such as pharma, petrochem, agrochem, fine chemical synthesis etc. as well as academia. Syrris products are used in a wide variety of applications and laboratories including process, discovery, crystallization, process safety, scale-up and many more.
Syrris products include the innovative range of fully automated batch reactor products (Atlas), a manually operated jacketed reactor platform (Globe) and flow chemistry systems (Asia and Africa). In recognition of its technological achievements, Syrris has been awarded the “Eastern Region’s UKTI Best Established Exporter” and the “Most Outstanding Export Achievement” at the Global Opportunity Conference on International Trade. Syrris’ Asia Flow Chemistry system was the recipient of a prestigious 2012 R&D award.