What are IQ, OQ, and PQ and Why Are They Important?

Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), and Performance Qualification (PQ) are a set of protocols involved in equipment (both hardware and software) validation.  Equipment validation is a critical component of Quality Assurance (QA), as...

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...

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...

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...

Now You Can See How Long a Product Usually Takes to Ship

When you’re browsing for your next lab equipment purchase, it’s helpful to be armed with as much information as possible. Often one of the more important pieces of information is when you could expect the item if you were to purchase it. Knowing roughly when a product...

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 by the same parent company...

Why We No Longer Carry Buchi Rotary Evaporators

If you’ve been to Rotovaps.net 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 goal is to allow our customers...