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Company Overview

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Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) was formed by the merger in 2012 of Process Analysis & Automation Ltd (a UK company founded in 1992) and Peak Robotics Inc (a privately held Corporation founded in 1989).

Together the PAA companies offer a complete design and build service for laboratory automation. We also manufacture and supply number of standard products including laboratory robots, automation software and integrated automation workcells. The company remains highly flexible and is devoted to each of our customers special needs.

Peak Analysis & Automation Ltd (UK)

Provides state-of-the-art automation technology to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The company was formed by five former staff of the BP Research Centre at Sunbury-on-Thames, UK. Originally supplying bespoke data acquisition systems to UK industry, we now trade globally with products and services covering all areas of Laboratory Automation.

Peak Analysis & Automation Inc (USA)

Is a manufacturer that designs and builds a range of precision robotic systems, and automated equipment for laboratory and manufacturing applications. The company started out (under the name of MEKAnize Inc) as a designer of motion control products and then expanded into manufacturing its own robots. The robots are manufactured in-house mainly for the biotechnology and clinical automation markets. Currently the range includes the BiNEDx, KiNEDx, SciNEDx and GX robots and their supporting peripherals.

Management Team

PAA is staffed with professional project managers, computer scientists, robotic specialists, analytical chemists, physicists and electronic engineers.

Our team is backed-up with access to a team of World-Class academics and engineering consultants.

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Ron Belchamber

PhD CChem FRSC

Ron’s background is in analytical instrument design. After receiving his PhD in Canada, Ron worked at the University of Swansea and then BP.

 

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Mike Collins

CChem FRSC

Mike’s background, in analytical chemistry, spectroscopy and process monitoring, was forged during a 15-year career with BP Research.

 

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Steve Cowles

Vice President of USA operations

Steve’s background and entire career is with robotics and automation. He has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.

 

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Malcolm Crook

PhD CChem MRSC

Malcolm’s background, was in synthetic then analytical chemistry, instrument automation and then robotics. Initially at BP Research then PAA.

 

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Some of our clients

Major pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical companies, instrument manufacturers, universities and research institutes.

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Careers

At PAA, we believe that by continuously transferring new ideas, design and technology into our range of products that we deliver the complete laboratory automation solution. Our reputation for innovation and engineering excellence underpins our continued growth.

Working within our multidisciplinary team, you will be responsible for developing our hardware or software products and integrating of a range of scientific instruments into our laboratory automation workcells.  These are installed in pharmaceutical, biotech and research laboratories throughout the world.

Our benefits include a competitive salary, pension scheme and 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays.

If you feel that you could contribute to our business in any of the listed vacancies on our Careers page or in any other way,  please get in contact enclosing your CV.

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Location

Peak Analysis & Automation Ltd (UK)

PAA (UK, UK head office, software & systems integration) is located in Farnborough, Hampshire (UK) close to the M3 (junction 4a), M4 and M25 motorways. We are 30 minutes drive from Heathrow Airport and in easy reach of central London.

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Peak Analysis & Automation Inc (USA)

PAA (USA,USA head office & manufacturing) is located in Colorado Springs, 25 minutes from Colorado Springs Airport.

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