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About Bright Instruments

Established 1937 – UK Manufactured

Bright Instruments Limited is a privately owned, UK-based business, who supply a range of quality microtomes, cryostats, freezing units and accessories to histopathology, pathology, immunology, life sciences, research, industrial testing and quality control laboratories worldwide.

Since our establishment in 1937, we have forged a strong reputation for reliability, backed by imagination, innovation and a strong determination to support research and medical institutions across the globe.

Our small size enables fast adaptation, with each instrument ordered able to be tailored to meet each individual customer’s requirements – you’ll discover no other company can offer a choice as wide as Bright Instruments Ltd.

With a forward-looking approach, we continue to develop products, working towards crafting the next generation cryostats, microtomes, freezing units and accessories. All of our products reflect today’s ever-changing world of technology, and are designed to withstand the stresses and strains of the testing environments in which they are used globally.

Our Vision

Putting our users at the forefront of our operations, we strive to be the supplier of choice for our customers, through accepting no less than excellent quality – creating the most advanced and reliable products, supported by excellent customer service.

Our Profile

Bright Instruments manufacture a strong range of cryostats, microtomes, freezing units and accessories, designed for pathology, histopathology, immunology, life sciences, research and industrial testing & quality control laboratories worldwide.

Proudly located in the UK, where we have been manufacturing for over 75 years, Bright Instruments engineer products with the highest quality standards – serving countries across the globe through our network of value-added partners.

Why Bright Instruments?

Since our inception, we have taken great pride in our work and have built up a strong name for the Bright Instruments brand. As a British Standards Institution accredited company, we are able to assure of our commitment to providing superior quality products for all customers and end users – having implemented rigorous quality systems and processes to ensure that every product meets and where possible exceeds the required standards; for customers’ satisfaction and destination countries’ import and standards policies.

At Bright Instruments, we encourage feedback from all our valued clients worldwide, and over the years we have formalised a process of input-review to tailor bespoke offerings to meet the wider range of customer demands.

Business Focus

Over our many decades of operation, Bright Instruments has built up a brand-leading reputation in the Medical Sectioning industry for our high quality products, reliable services and adaptability – welcoming new challenges and opportunities. Our continual focus is to maintain our product quality, efficiency and competitiveness in the UK and international markets in which we operate.

Bright Instruments have a very strong range of cryostats. Whether you’re looking for a traditional cryostat, a large floorstanding cryostat, or even a portable cryostat, we have a model to suit your needs.

If you haven’t quite found what you’re looking for, why not consult us on our custom/bespoke builds?

Bright Instruments have a very strong range of microtomes. Whether you’re looking for a rotating microtome, wax microtome, or cryostat microtome, we’ve got it covered.

If you haven’t quite found what you’re looking for, why not consult us on our custom/bespoke builds?

Bright Instruments have a very strong range of laboratory freezers. Whether you’re looking for a rapid freezer, traditional laboratory freezer or even a freezing unit for microtomes, we have a model to suit your needs.

If you haven’t quite found what you’re looking for, why not consult us on our custom/bespoke builds?

View our full range of instruments below