Research & Development
REASEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GLASS PRODUCTS AND EQUIPMENT was founded in 1967 on the principles of providing RESPONSIVE SERVICE, TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, HIGH QUALITY CONTROL and FAIR PRICES-principles that we still embody. R&D has evolved into one of America's premier Manufacturers and suppliers of scientific and artistic glass products and services.
Our customers are our greatest asset. Large and small, they come from throughout the United States and represent a diverse array of industries which include:
Decision makers have their own unique reason for utilizing the products, services and skillsof R&D. We look forward to having you join them as satisfied and enthusiastic clients.
|ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES
The R&D Engineering and Design staff members are well known and respected for their technical knowledge and professionalism. Many years of hands-on glass blowing experience, a comprehensive print library and creative technical knowledge provide you with a resource that is unparalleled in the scientific glass industry.
We are here to assist you in developing the best and most COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS to your scientific glass requirements; OUR BUISNESS IS PROBLEM SOLVING. You need not be limited to textbook or catalog solutions.
Our PRODUCTION STAFF is our greatest resource: a thoroughly trained and experienced team that is highly regarded throughout the industry. They are outstanding glass crafts people, ready to respond to your requirements.
|R&D's facilities are equipped with a full complement of production equipment. We are prepared to support your needs, be they micro test tubes or large complex apparatus or anything in between.
Our machinists can produce jigs and fixtures to accommodate HIGH VOLUME PRODUCTION RUNS. The benefits enjoyed by R&D's clients from the economy of scale on this type of job are significant.
We apply gold coatings to glass in our coating lab.
|REPAIR AND MODIFICATION SERVICES
R&D provides a complete glass repair service. Our glassblowers will repair your damaged glass apparatus or modify glassware to meet your changing needs. Our RAPID TURNAROUND insures that you will have a MINIMUM DOWNTIME. Our repair and modification work can be performed on a per-item basis or on a continuing repair service contract.
|INVENTORY AND ADMINISTRATION
R&D maintains a complete inventory of tubing, ground glass joints, proprietary and standard stock items and hard to aquire components. This is in keeping with our policy of minimizing downtimes and providing maximum responsiveness to our clients.
Our automated Order Entry, Scheduling, Inventory Control and Billing procedures insure that each order is properly tracked and managed throughout the production process. This allows us to provide you with accurate and timely deliveries and avoid costly administrative mistakes and billing errors.
Glass Products & Equipment, Inc.
1808 Harmon Street
Berkeley, California 94703