Since 1955, Cole-Parmer has been a leading global source of laboratory and industrial fluid handling products, instrumentation, equipment, and supplies. They are proven experts in the fields of temperature measurement and control, electrochemistry, and fluid handling. Cole-Parmer is committed to offering the highest quality from its products and services, with the company's values being built around a central pillar of quality. Cole-Parmer manufactures some of the best-known names in Scientific equipment including Stuart lab equipment, Techne, Jenway, PCRmax and Electrothermal.

Stuart offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of benchtop science lab equipment available today. The entire range is protected by BioCote antimicrobial protection. This is a unique additive applied during the manufacturing process, which inhibits the ability of bacteria to reproduce and is effective against a wide range of bacteria and fungi.  This combats the risk of cross contamination or infection, giving safe and effective protection which lasts for the entire lifetime of the product, standing therefore as a testament that the Stuart lab equipment exemplifies the highest commitment to safety and durability.