Hoefer, Inc.


Hoefer is world-renowned as the premier supplier of gel electrophoresis equipment and related products. Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Peter and Jacqueline Hoefer, the company rapidly became recognized as an innovator and its distinctive products can be found in laboratories all around the world. Hoefer products are the standard that other follow.

The Company's mission is to offer scientists products that are intelligently designed, easy-to-use, of high quality, and yield consistent and reproducible protein and nucleic acid electrophoretic separations. Hoefer designs, manufactures, and distributes an expanding line of instruments, accessories, and consumables to the highest standards of excellence. Products include vertical units such as Chroma, SE600, SE250, and ?MiniVE, horizontal units HE33 and HE99, and blotting instruments TE22, TE42, TE62, TE 70 and TE77. ?Hoefer also offers power supplies, fluorometers, filtration units, visualization units,?and other fine products.

Today, Hoefer is a wholly owned subsidiary of?Harvard Bioscience. Hoefer has an OEM agreement with GE healthcare?(formerly Amersham Biosciences) selling its products under the GE brand, and also sells products under the Hoefer brand directly in the United States and through leading global distributors. Hoefer, Inc. is also the exclusive?distributor for Biochrom's?Amino Acid Analyzer line of products in the United States.
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