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LIST OF EXHIBITORS
Orchid PRO-DNA Orchid PRO-DNA offers advanced technology and expertise in the field of forensic DNA testing. We are the only private laboratory in Canada providing four types of forensic DNA analyses: STR, Y-STR, PRO-DNA® Lead, and mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA testing is crucial in cases where nuclear DNA testing is not possible such testing shed hair (without roots) collected at crime scenes, skeletal remains for the identification of missing persons, or when a sample yields insufficient nuclear DNA. Our laboratories are accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) under ISO 17025 as a DNA testing laboratory for forensics, parentage and other familial relationships. Contact: Amarjit Chahal, Ph.D. Senior Director/Technical Leader/Business Development 1 South Cumberland St., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 2T1 Toll-free: 1.877.665.9753 E-mail: ChahalAm@orchidprodna.ca www.prodna.ca
ProcessPower Solutions ProcessPower Solutions Inc. believes in a process-based approach to business, focusing on well-defined and measureable outcomes. As our company name suggests, “the power of processes” engages the workforce, reduces bureaucracy and enforces continual improvement. Our software tools, methodologies, and professional services are designed to help organizations comply with respective standards while managing quality and safety more effectively, supporting a culture of individual responsibility and collective accountability. As the exclusive Canadian Value-Added Partner for Gael Quality Ltd. and certified Professional Services Consultants for the past 12 years, we have broad industry knowledge and experience across a number of highly regulated business sectors. We distinguish ourselves by setting the stage for client relationships built on trust, confidence and capability. In addition to accessing the most user friendly, user relevant and technologically advanced software tools, we manage the entire implementation and training process, with the goal being to minimize upset and maximize effective transition to a stress free world of efficiency and control. With in-depth experience with many clients within the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors, we understand the challenges associated with regulatory compliance, but our sights are set far above mere compliance, we are focused on process improvement and organization wide advancement. Q-Pulse is without exception the most globally recognized business improvement system for laboratory accreditation and the most highly configurable “out of the box” software system in the world. We strive to help our customer build better, stronger and more accountable organizations through compliance management. We look forward to discussing your current situation and the possibilities that Q-Pulse holds. Contact: Stuart Connell, Partner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Direct: 519-279-1252 Web: www.processpower.ca Address: 645 McMurray Road, Waterloo, ON N2V 2B7, Phone #: 519-746-6401
DavTech Analytical Services (Canada) DAVTECH, now in our 20th year serving our customers, is a leader in the supply of product solutions for Law Enforcement and Public Safety. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, DAVTECH has sales and service locations across Canada. Primary product offerings include forensic evidence collection and crime scene investigation products, presumptive drug testing kits, flashlights and remote lighting units, protective cases, alcohol breath testing products (including calibration equipment and supplies), speed management devices (radar, lidar/compact lidar, RDD, speed signs, and traffic analyzers), digital in-car video systems and body cameras, impaired driving prevention tools and more. Contact: DAVTECH Analytical Services (Canada) Inc. 133 Walgreen Road, Ottawa ON, K0A 1L0 Tel: 613-831-6009 Toll Free: 1-800-331-5815 Fax: 613-831-6610 www.davtech.ca Bruce Campbell, Account Representative | Bruce.Campbell@davtech.ca | 800.331.5815 x 211 Christine Welch, Inside Sales Representative | Christine.Welch@davtech.ca |800.331.5815x219
Leeds Established in 1986 in Minneapolis, MN, Leeds designs and manufactures comparison microscopes and imaging systems for forensic laboratories in the U.S. and around the world. Leeds comparison microscopes include the Leeds Discovery Firearms & Tool Marks comparison microscope, LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks comparison microscope, LCF2 Firearms & Tool Marks comparison microscope, and the LCT Trace Evidence comparison microscope. Leeds imaging tools include the Leeds Spectral Vision (LSV) and Leeds N-IRC, a Near-Infrared color camera and software kit designed for the Zeiss Stemi 2000 microscope. In addition, Leeds designs and manufactures a wide array of unique custom products that enhance the performance and functionality of research, biological, and industrial microscopes, such as video measurement systems, LED light sources, transmitted light bases, universal holders, and boom arms and stands. Leeds believes in manufacturing and selling high quality products supported by outstanding customer service. Please visit our website www.leedsmicro.com for further information.
Qiagen Inc. “QIAGEN offers complete, integrated, optimized workflows for every type of human identity and forensic testing. Accelerate your workflow with our range of automated sample purification solutions. Get more information from your samples with our PCR-based human DNA quantification and identification assays. Benefit from dedicated and high-quality analytical software. Explore the possibilities with our workflows for every type of human identification testing. Trust your case to QIAGEN”
ESBE Scientific ESBE Scientific, a 100% Canadian laboratory supply company, is exhibiting products for the forensic laboratories. Products include evidence analyzers, digital imaging systems, fingerprint chambers, biosafety cabinets, new technology ultra-low freezer, centrifuges, incubators, as well as general laboratory apparatus.
Standards Council of Canada The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is a Crown corporation and a portfolio of Industry Canada. With the goal of enhancing Canada's economic competitiveness and social well-being, SCC offers accreditation services to both standards development bodies and conformity assessment organizations. SCC’s accreditation programs are based on internationally recognized standards and guides. Accreditation services are provided by SCC to various customers including product certifiers and testing laboratories. The organization also leads and facilitates the development and use of national and international standards. SCC is a signatory and full member of the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), the InterAmerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC), and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). These organizations promote the mutual recognition of accreditations and certifications worldwide and strengthen consumer confidence in products from different economies, and in the components of those products. SCC is also a signatory to several international mutual recognition and multilateral agreements, including those established by these organizations. These agreements will continue to increase in value as more and more organizations around the world are going global. For additional information on SCC, visit www.scc.ca, or send inquiries to email@example.com.
Life Technologies For over twenty-five years, Life Technologies has led the development and commercialization of DNA detection and analysis technologies, providing innovative Applied Biosystems® technologies that allow scientists to maximize their use of DNA in establishing identity and solving crimes. Today, we offer the most robust, reliable, and trusted forensic solutions for human identification (HID) testing—and we are the only company in the world that designs and validates its reagents, instruments, and data analysis software together as an integrated system for HID testing. To learn more, visit www.lifetechnologies.com/hid
Forensic Technology Forensic Technology pioneered automated ballistics identification more than 20 years ago and continues to be a leader in ballistics and firearm identification technologies that promote a safer society. We partner with hundreds of law enforcement agencies in nearly 70 countries and territories, providing cost-effective and sustainable solutions. In 2011, Forensic Technology acquired Projectina AG, a world leader in the development and manufacture of forensic science products and high-end optical components for over 60 years. One of Projectina’s core competencies is document examination and the development of products and solutions used for the authentication of documents at borders, immigration, and customs offices around the world. Projectina’s portfolio of products also includes comparison microscopes and instruments for crime scene investigations. Projectina is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Forensic Technology.
Hamilton Robotics Hamilton Company is a global enterprise with manufacturing facilities in Reno, Nevada and Bonaduz, Switzerland. We are the worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. For nearly 50 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture. Hamilton’s lifelong commitment to precision, accuracy, and quality has earned us global ISO 9001 Certification. Hamilton Robotics is dedicated to the design and manufacture of automated liquid handling workstations. Key to our products is our air displacement pipetting and monitoring technology as well as the software controlling our systems. We believe every laboratory automation project is unique. Our workstations and software serve as a common high precision and flexible base upon which to provide automated solutions. To this end we employ teams of highly skilled and experienced application and hardware customization specialists around the world to provide our customers with unique solutions to automate their assays successfully and within budget.
Agilent Technologies Canada Inc. As the world's premier measurement company, Agilent offers the broadest range of innovative measurement solutions in the industry. The company's four businesses - Chemical Analysis, Life Sciences, Diagnostics and Genomics, and Electronic Measurement — provide customers with products and services that make a real difference in the lives of people everywhere. And at Agilent Research Laboratories, we conduct research that anticipates customer needs and produces breakthroughs that power growth. Agilent’s singular focus on measurement helps scientists, researchers and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With the help of our products and services, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference
VBM Science Ltd. VBM Science is a Canadian Distributor for IonSense, Inc., a Massachusetts-based company providing open-air mass spectrometry solutions to the fields of food safety, forensics, drug development, and chemical analysis. They manufacture and develop direct analysis in real time (DART) source that as addition to any mass spectrometer enables direct analysis with no sample preparation and no LC separation, with a wide range of fast forensic applications.
Faro Technologies Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, and more. FARO's 3D measurement technology allows companies to maximize efficiencies and improve processes.
Mettler Toledo METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments markets and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development.
Neogen Corporation Neogen offers an extensive line of ELISA test kits for the detection of drugs and/or their metabolites in a wide range of forensic toxicology samples including oral fluid, whole blood, urine, serum, plasma, meconium and other forensic matrices. Our simple assay protocols are designed for both the high volume and low volume laboratories and can be run on our complete line of automated and semi-automated instruments. Neogen is an ISO 9001 certified company. Please visit Neogen’s booth to learn more about our simple, sensitive solutions for forensic drug detection.
Crime Sciences Inc. Crime Sciences Inc. is the leading supplier in Canada to law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories. We now offer our unique products and services to agencies in the U.S. and other countries. Federal/Provincial/Municipal police services Forensic Nursing Federal Provincial/State Agencies Critical Infrastructure Security Mapping/Preservation/Architecture /Construction Forensic Laboratories Colleges/Universities Military Fire Crime Scene Accident Reconstruction Coroners and Medical Examiners Security/Investigative EMS Sheriff’s Departments Medical Companies Crime Sciences Inc. provides a wide range of forensic related products to suit your needs. Whether you are looking for a fingerprint brush or a high end spherical imaging system... we sell it.