East Sussex-based Quorum Technologies manufactures
market-leading scientific instruments primarily used for electron microscopy
(EM) sample preparation. Electron microscopy is a key research tool in almost every area of scientific endeavour, from the fight against cancer and major diseases, through to food safety and the development of advanced microelectronics and new materials.
The Q series of thin vacuum coaters, the PP3010T cryo preparation
system and other instruments from Quorum play a vital role in ensuring that images
and data obtained from specimens are fully optimised.
Quorum sells directly into the UK market, but also has an
extensive global network of distributors who sell and give excellent support to
Quorum customers around the world.
In 2014 Quorum was proud to receive the Queen’s
Award for Enterprise in International Trade. This major accolade is the result of an
impressive export drive by the company - increasing overseas sales by 72% over
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Tony Larkin, Managing Director
Tony Larkin (born 1970) has a degree in electrical engineering from
University College Cork in Ireland and an MBA from INSEAD.
He started his career in Japan, working as an electronics design
engineer, before moving into commercial roles, selling precision
instrumentation across Asia. In 2000, he joined Spectris plc, a leading
supplier of instrumentation and controls, where he held several managerial
positions, most recently as General Manager (Australia) at Spectris’
PANalytical subsidiary, a manufacturer of analytical x-ray
After more than 20 years in Asia, he moved to the UK in Jan 2016 to
become the Managing Director of Quorum Technologies Ltd.