PLT Scientific Sdn Bhd (PLT), a pioneer and leader in scientific glassware technology in Malaysia, has been manufacturing standard conical-joint interchangeable laboratory glassware since 1989. The years of experience gained in scientific glass manufacturing technology has propelled PLT to venture into developing and manufacturing of high precision volumetric glassware in 1993 bearing the name FAVORIT® which now personified scientific glassware in the Malaysian market. Both the standard interchangeable and the volumetric glassware we manufacture, and in combination with Duran, PLT can supply the complete spectrum of scientific glassware.
In 2003 we further expanded our manufacturing capacity in order to meet ever increasing demands for scientific glassware, which is in tandem with the expansion of research and development encouraged by the Malaysian government. The fast pace of industrialization in Malaysia has also contributed to our growth.
All scientific laboratories whether in industry or research facilities require very high precision and accurate volumetric glass apparatus. In order to meet these stringent requirements, PLT’s passion, experience, and commitment are the pre-requisites for precision and accuracy. To produce high precision volumetric apparatus needs high quality glass blanks as precursors, all of which are manufactured in-house.
PLT’s calibration facilities are state-of- the-art German made machines. Therefore, all FAVORIT® volumetric glassware are highly accurate and precise for long term stability and reliability. We are proud to promote FAVORIT® glassware to all our valuable customers as our vital role and concern is to ensure all scientific analysts and researchers in achieving the highest possible accuracy and precision in all analytical results.
PLT Scientific has an ambition to be a total solution provider of products and services for most scientific endeavours and laboratory glassware. A tall order indeed but, given time, we believe it is achievable. Working towards that end, we first embark on making PLT Scientific a ‘one-stop’ centre for all scientific products. Efforts being made now include acquiring more distributorship to enable us to have a well-diversified range of products. To realize this, our managing director regularly travels overseas looking for new and innovative products and visiting potential principals. Major trade shows such as Achema (Germany), Analytica (Germany) and the Pitt’s Conference (USA) are definitely on his itinerary.
On the international arena, PLT Scientific aspires to make its presence felt in as many countries as possible but for the moment our business development plan is to set up affiliates in neighbouring South East Asian countries and we already have one in Thailand for a start.
To bring the level of management and administration of our organization to internationally recognized standards, moving our company towards ISO certification is also on our agenda.
Our Business Activities
Manufacturing aspect of our business is undertaken by our manufacturing arm, Perniagaan Laborglas Technik. Among the products we manufacture are as follows:
- Water Still
- Stirring Hotplate, Magnetic Stirrer, Hotplate
- Interchangeable Laboratory Glassware
- Volumetric Glassware
- Custom-made Laboratory Glassware
- Condom Formers & Finger Cot Moulds
As the pioneer in commercial scientific glassblowing in Malaysia we have since established ourselves as the leader in this profession after two decades of burgeoning existence. Our team of highly experienced glassblowers has been competently offering consultancy services on, and the subsequent fabrication of, special laboratory glassware for research and development purposes.
Since our inception, striving to reach the pinnacle in their craft has been the professional attitude of our glassblowers with the objective of providing better services and products to the scientific fraternity. This is in line with the aspiration of our founder and managing director, Tee Ka Siew, who himself is an accomplished scientific glassblower, having been trained in this trade by a company called James A. Jabbling in Sunderland, England, back in 1971.
Our glassware are made from the internationally standardized type of borosilicate glass 3.3 (DIN ISO 3528). Its outstanding properties such as extreme thermal resistance, high resistance to thermal shock, mechanical strength and chemical resistance make the perfect choice in meeting the highest demands in laboratory practice.
In our factory, Borosilicate glass 3.3 are turned out to be laboratory glassware of exceptionally quality in the skillful hands of our glassblowers with the help of the state-of-the-art precision glass-working machines from Germany.
To expand our manufacturing capacity, a plant was set up in China in 2003 employing 30 people to make interchangeable laboratory glassware and glass-based scientific apparatus. Plans are afoot to produce other laboratory equipment in our China manufacturing facility which occupies an area of 42,500 sq. ft. with a built-up area of 13,600 sq. ft.
In order for Malaysia to progress and become an advanced nation, we must follow the advancement in science & technology which is the key for survival in our ever advancing world. With this in mind, we are endeavoured to play a part to contribute towards nation building though a very small part. We have a dream.
We regard our customers as partners, and to ensure the partnership is mutually beneficial, has always been our focus. Hence, we maintain and uphold our marketing approach:
- To offer quality products at competitive prices
- To provide consistently high standard of customer service
- To ensure our products are readily available.
- To ensure timely delivery and with well-organized logistics
- To provide our customers the convenience of procuring all products under one roof
- To offer our customers alternatives to competitors’ products
- To provide prompt and efficient after-sales service
Our commitment to providing capable and efficient after-sales service is reflected in our efforts to maintain continuous overseas sales and service training to keep our staff up-to- date with advancement in technology at our principals’ facilities.