Company’s DURAN® Silicone Lids receives approval of Wiley’s international scientific audience

A DWK Life Sciences innovation has secured an award from the international scientific research platform Wiley Analytical Science. The company’s DURAN® Silicone Lids secured first place in the Separation, Lab Automation and Equipment category at the Wiley Analytical Science Awards 2021.

Users of Wiley’s worldwide peer review platform voted for their favourite product innovation of the last year ahead of a virtual award ceremony that took place last month.The silicone lids were developed to provide a safe, sustainable and identifiable way of covering laboratory containers of different shapes and sizes, especially containers that typically do not have associated lids or closures such as beakers or Erlenmeyer flasks.

Speaking of the achievement, DWK Life Sciences Product Manager Dr. Susanne Zangi said:

“The Wiley award is a great recognition of the hard work carried out by the many people who made this innovative concept a reality. Many laboratory employees are familiar with the challenge of covering beakers and Erlenmeyer flasks, with foil, plastic plugs and glass discs often used as make-shift solutions. The DURAN® Silicone Lids provide an alternative designed to improve the daily work of laboratory teams.”

DURAN® Silicone Lids are available in a range of sizes, shapes and colours. You will find more information here.


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DWK Life Sciences is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision labware as well as storage and packaging solutions for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

The DWK Life Sciences offering includes over 30,000 glass and plastics products, manufactured at 12 sites, marketed under the acclaimed brands DURAN®, WHEATON® and KIMBLE®. Its world-leading and trusted glass is complemented by an innovative research and life science portfolio.

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