• 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Controlled Rate freezer, circa 1975 (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Incubator, circa 1990 (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Alarm & Monitoring System (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Old Style Ships Log (left) & modern day Ships Log3 (right)
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Helping scientists & the medical profession look after cells

For over forty years, we have been helping hospitals, research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and the IVF industry with the safe storage and preservation of medical and biological specimens.

We work closely with scientists and the medical profession to understand their requirements and to develop and source high quality, reliable equipment that conforms to ISO and Medical Device standards and, where appropriate, assist with compliance including 21 CFR Pt 11.

 

We specialise in providing:

So, if you feel we can help, please do get in touch.

 

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Latest News

  • Uterine cryopreservation?

    Uterine cryopreservation?

    Research from a team at Nottingham University at the "Fertility 2019" conference presented some interesting results about uterine cryopreservation, which, considering recent reports on the success of uterine transplants, may be a viable option for uterine banking in the future. Author Dr Juan Hernandez-Medrano (pictured here) published a poster on the "Evaluation of tissue after uterine cryopreservation following a slow

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  • 45 years of Planer

    45 years of Planer

    Even after so long in the industry we find that many people don't know much about the background to our company, even if they use our products daily. So to round off our 45th year in business, we have produced an illustrated profile which looks at our internal operations, history, product range and the role that our distributor family have

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  • New features released for our CT37stax™ benchtop incubator

    New features released for our CT37stax™ benchtop incubator

    Since the launch of our CT37stax™ benchtop incubator in 2017, we have talked extensively to our distributors and customers, who have used the incubator, to get important feedback. Based on this information, our engineering team have been busy working on a number of improvements that are now ready to be released. These new features will be fitted to all CT37stax™

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  • BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    Professor Allison Hubel, pictured here, recently presented to a National Academy of Engineering meeting in Washington on the role of Preservation in the variability of Regenerative Medicine products. In the talk she emphasised that seemingly subtle effects can have a profound end effect on sample thaw recovery. As such an understanding of the scientific basis for each step is critical

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  • First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    The Italian press reports that a woman gave birth, to a son from stored cryopreserved ovarian tissue retrieved while she was fighting cancer – the first such report from Italy. Back in 2012 doctors told the woman, from Brescia and who is now thirty-five years old, that she had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. She went to the Sant'Orsola hospital in Bologna for the

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