Company History

  • 2017: More space for new challenges: We have moved!
    In February it finally happened: Approximately one year after “breaking ground” the LCTech GmbH changed its location and moved into the new company building in Obertaufkirchen. Finally, the team can look forward to state-of-the-art equipment, a laboratory of over 100 square meters, ideal work places and craft corners for creative development processes, as well as an optimized production facility with storage area. 

  • 2016: Market introduction of the automated sample preparation system DEXTech Plus for dioxin and PCB analysis. This system sets new standards in regards of flexibility, low cost per sample and effortless handling.

  • 2015: Automated sample preparation for water analysis: Market introduction of FREESTYLE XANA, the new system specifically developed for sample preparation of large-volume water samples, for example of drinking water, raw water or river water.  

  • 2014: Fully automation by the enlargement of the FREESTYLE system with ThermELUTE™ module

  • 2013: Market introduction of the automated sample preparation system DEXTech, which is used for dioxin and PCB analysis.

  • 2011: Market introduction of the new FREESTYLE robotic system for automated sample preparation with combinable and flexible modules like the SPE-, GPC- or EVAporation module. 

  • 2010: First presentation of the new GPC generation at the Analytica 2010 in Munich

  • since 2007: Exklusiv-Distribution of PICKERING products in India

  • 2005: Market introduction of the first products for mycotoxin analysis; the immunoaffinity columns AflaCLEAN and OtaCLEAN

  • 2003: The company established it´s own biotechnology department that develops and produces products for sample preparation and analysis of mycotoxins. 

  • 2000: Market introduction of the first fully automated sample preparation system TACS. In subsequent years there was a continual development and enlargement of the product range of LCTech, such as with GPC Ultra or GPC Vario. 

  • 1998: Foundation of LCTech GmbH

  • since 1997: Exclusive distribution of PICKERING products in Europe

  • 1993: Foundation of "Industrievertretungen Baumann", Sales of PICKERING laboratories products