Don Whitley Scientific


Don Whitley Scientific Limited is a leading international supplier of innovative equipment and services to the microbiology and tissue culture industries.
We develop, manufacture, market and service instrumentation and associated products for the public and private sector - primarily for use in hospitals, public health laboratories, food testing organisations, pharmaceutical companies and research institutions. We also provide extensive contract research microbiology from our UK-based GLP-compliant laboratories.

Don Whitley Scientific Limited sells to both public and private sectors in a variety of scientific disciplines in organisations such as health protection agencies, pharmaceutical companies, food laboratories, contract microbiology organisations, hospitals, university research departments, water analysis companies and other research facilities. In the UK, Australia and Germany products are sold directly. In other parts of the world we supply and support our products via a carefully chosen distributor network.

Products sold include:
• Anaerobic workstations
• Variable atmosphere workstations
• Cell/tissue culture workstations
• Electrical microbiological detection systems
• Automated counting systems
• Image analysis systems
• Spiral platers
• Media preparators
• Automated temperature monitoring systems
• Gravimetric diluters
• Sample preparation equipment

And many other products for automating microbiology, pathology, virology and tissue culture laboratory tasks.

Brand names you may recognise include the Whitley Workstation range, Hypoxystation,WASP (Whitley Automated Spiral Plater) and RABIT (Rapid Automated Bacterial Impedance Technique). We also distribute products for AES Chemunex, Copan Italia SpA, Rodwell Scientific Instrumentsand Synoptics Ltd.

As an independently owned business we have deliberately organised ourselves so as to be large enough to do a thorough, good quality job and yet be small enough to be responsive. We have a short chain of command so that we can make the right decisions quickly and look after our customers properly.