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Updated: Nov 17 2011

Labconco

  • Labconco
  • 8811 Prospect Avenue
  • Kansas City, MO, 64132-2696
  • UNITED STATES

Labconco Corporation, or Laboratory Construction Company as it was first named, was founded in 1925 by Ralph Callaway and Phil Goldfisch. The company's first product was a Kjeldahl Nitrogen Determination Apparatus, which agricultural laboratories used to test the protein content of feeds and grains. From humble beginnings as a one-product shop in a small garage in downtown Kansas City, Labconco stretched its legs and today employs over 200 associates at facilities in two locations and manufactures 16 different product lines.

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