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1988

ABER Instruments is formed when Professor Douglas Kell and Dr Robert Todd file patents for using radio-frequency (RF) impedance methods for measuring live biomass

The first on-line Biomass Monitor (Model 214M) for biotechnology applications hit the market

1989

1990

Aber’s collaboration with Bass helps to establish the development of the first online yeast monitors for the brewing sector

Yeast Monitor 316B is introduced targeted at the brewery sector

1991

1998

Our achievements recognised with The Queen’s Award for Export

The Biomass Monitor 220 replaced the original Model 214M, offering improved sensitivity, integral multiplexer (for up to 4 bioreactors) and frequency scanning allowing changes in viability, cell size and the metabolic activity of cells to be monitored

2003

2009

ABER launch FUTURA, the 3rd generation of biomass monitors

ABER become an employee owned company

2011

2011

Launches the cost-effective Compact Yeast Monitor

ABER turns 25, with distributors from all over the world flying in to celebrate

2013

2013

Development of the Perfectpitch. Trialled at Meantime Brewery

The first Perfectpitch unit exported globally.

2014

2015

Aber co-sponsors with Lallemand Modern Yeast Management seminar with attendees from all over Europe

Summit Brewery purchases Perfectpitch

2017

2018

With growing sales in both the biotech and brewing in the US market, Aber establishes Aber Inc to further enhance Aber’s commitment to great customer service

Aber further expands their facility in Aberystwyth. Celebrating this expansion and 30 years of providing the biotech and brewing sectors with innovative and trusted technology.

2018

2019

Aber's story continues...

1988

ABER Instruments is formed when Professor Douglas Kell and Dr Robert Todd file patents for using radio-frequency (RF) impedance methods for measuring live biomass

1989

The first on-line Biomass Monitor (Model 214M) for biotechnology applications hit the market

1990

Aber’s collaboration with Bass helps to establish the development of the first online yeast monitors for the brewing sector

1991

Yeast Monitor 316B is introduced targeted at the brewery sector

1998

Our achievements recognised with The Queen’s Award for Export

2003

The Biomass Monitor 220 replaced the original Model 214M, offering improved sensitivity, integral multiplexer (for up to 4 bioreactors) and frequency scanning allowing changes in viability, cell size and the metabolic activity of cells to be monitored

2009

ABER launch FUTURA, the 3rd generation of biomass monitors

2011

ABER become an employee owned company

2011

Launches the cost-effective Compact Yeast Monitor

2013

ABER turns 25, with distributors from all over the world flying in to celebrate

2013

Development of the Perfectpitch. Trialled at Meantime Brewery

2014

The first Perfectpitch unit exported globally.

2015

Aber co-sponsors with Lallemand Modern Yeast Management seminar with attendees from all over Europe

2017

Summit Brewery purchases Perfectpitch

2018

With growing sales in both the biotech and brewing in the US market, Aber establishes Aber Inc to further enhance Aber’s commitment to great customer service

2018

Aber further expands their facility in Aberystwyth. Celebrating this expansion and 30 years of providing the biotech and brewing sectors with innovative and trusted technology.