COVID-19 Supply Chain & Operational Updates

Hi Everyone. We’re starting this thread in anticipation of supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19. At the time of initial writing (March 18th) we currently do not have any suppliers who are reporting significant operational or supply chain disruptions which … Continued

We Now Charge California Sales Tax. Here’s Why.

We don’t like taxes any more than anyone else. Unfortunately for many, last year’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision by the United States Supreme Court meant that more companies are going to have to charge state and local sales taxes in more … Continued

Fair Pricing of Laboratory Equipment

“How much will I pay for this lab equipment?” For many lab equipment purchases from many different suppliers, that’s not a straightforward answer. There are often a million different “discounts” – new lab discounts, start-up discounts, educational discounts, because-you-asked-for-one discounts … Continued

Troemner / Ohaus Product Transition Update

This information is current at the last time of editing, which is March 29th, 2018. As we mentioned early last month, much of the Troemner / Talboys laboratory equipment line will be transitioning to the Ohaus brand (they’re both owned … Continued

Why We No Longer Carry Buchi Rotary Evaporators

If you’ve been to a few times, you may have noticed that Buchi products used to be listed but no longer are. We wanted to explain this change and let you know exactly why it happened. Laboratory Supply Network’s … Continued

The Deception of “Private Labeling”

Imagine you’re buying a car. You find a nice car that you really like, and the dealer says that it’s a new car called a “Chicane” You’ve never heard of a Chicane, but you want to learn more about it, … Continued

We No Longer Charge Canadian Sales Tax

A few years back, we registered as a non-resident importer (NRI) in Canada. What that meant is that we designated ourselves as the importer of record and were liable for collecting and paying sales tax (GST & PST) whenever we … Continued