BIT Group Introduces Newly-Designed Optics Lab

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Global contract manufacturer of complex medical instrumentation has re-located, re-designed and enhanced its Optics Lab in Schwalbach, Germany.

BIT Group ( has introduced its new, improved optics laboratory within BIT Analytical Instruments, GmbH located in Schwalbach, Germany. The lab, which has been optimized for operational and maintenance efficiency, has been relocated to a climate controlled facility in close proximity to the production department in order to better facilitate access by production and R&D personnel. A clean room area has been established and additional laser safety equipment accommodates lasers up to class 3B.

BIT Group has extensive experience with series production as well as development and re-design of diagnostic instruments with various optical detection systems. As in its former lab, BIT Group's new lab is equipped with calibrated spectrometers, optical power meters and standard optics tools and systems used in constructing various test assemblies. Additional optics equipment/capabilities include photomultiplier units; photometers for turbidimetry and nephelometry; multicolor fluorescence microscopes; confocal microscopy; evanescent field technology; and high-resolution imaging. (For convenience of U.S. Customers, Source Scientific LLC, ( a BIT Group company located in California, USA, also has an optics laboratory.)

For more than 30 years, BIT Group ( has provided instrument contract product development, manufacturing and after-sale services to medical, diagnostic, and bio-technology clients. As part of the financially-strong Messer Group, with representation in many countries, BIT Group offers its systems solutions worldwide and with adherence to ISO13485 and 9001 standards. As a FDA registered contract service provider, BIT Group meets the high standard of medical product regulation, meeting design-to-cost and time-to-market targets.

BIT Group Companies include Source Scientific, LLC in Irvine, CA, USA (, BIT Analytical Instruments, Inc. in Ludlow, MA, USA, BIT Analytical Instruments GMBH in Schwalbach, Germany, and BIT CNC Machining in Kanshan, China. BIT Group is the first international and single source OEM-Manufacturer of complex medical instrumentation that offers development, manufacturing and field service as well as complete FDA quality certification.


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