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Updated: Feb 9 2012

World Precision Instruments

  • World Precision Instruments
  • 175 Sarasota Center Blvd.
  • Sarasota, FL, 34240
  • UNITED STATES

World Precision Instruments, Inc. (WPI) is a leading global provider of laboratory solutions for the life sciences. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, the company's mission is to offer the broadest range of instruments and tools, to enable professionals throughout the biomedical community to conduct research that is more thorough, more efficient, and more accurate. From neurophysiology and cardiovascular physiology, to cell biology and free radical research, WPI provides the equipment needed to ensure success.

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