Celebrating 20 years of business at Da Vinci
On October 1, 2020 we celebrate our 20th anniversary! The founder Willem van Raalte started Da Vinci Laboratory Solutions as a service provider within the Dutch laboratory market. Over the past 20 years the company has grown to from a local service provider into an international supplier of chromatography solutions.
“As our mission is to Boost Laboratory Efficiency we assist laboratories by addressing all analytical challenges starting from sample preparation, analysis, reporting, data management up to supplying of consumables,” explains Martijn van Raalte, CEO and son of Willem van Raalte. “At the head offices in Rotterdam the Da Vinci team develops, assembles and installs the chromatographic solutions based on the Agilent Technologies platform. The company culture at Da Vinci is characterized by a high level of innovativeness and decisiveness, which has enabled us to successfully develop a wide range of analytical solutions for our customers. Therefore I am proud of our loyal group of staff members with whom we have accomplished this much up to today. “
A glance back
Since our foundation in 2000 the product offering has expanded rapidly through the successful implementations of analytical instruments and automated sample preparation systems from leading partners such as Agilent Technologies and GERSTEL. In addition, Da Vinci has diversified its product range with developing software, offering supplies & reference standards and the supply of chromatographic analyzers. Da Vinci also offers technical support such as consultancy in setting up a complete laboratory and providing chromatography training.
“We can look back at our growth with great satisfaction,” according to Martijn van Raalte, “this allows us to offer local support to our (inter) national customers from our two Dutch offices and the new sales & service office in India! ”.