About Us


Since 1959 Labcon has provided innovation and value to laboratories world-wide.


Labcon Joins CLS

Labcon joined the California Life Sciences organization for the life science industry.

ACT label

Labcon Turns 65

Founded in 1959 Labcon celebrated 65 years in continuous business in California in 2024.

ACT label

ACT Labels Expanded

Labcon increases number of ACT labels to 600 with expansion to UK and EU in 2021.


New Factory Planned

Labcon receives US funding to build new factory for expanded capacity in Petaluma, California in 2021.


ACT Label Certification

Labcon products are certified to the ACT Environmental Factor Label in 2019.  


Temperature Sensing

Labcon introduced Patent Pending tubes that signal temperature changes.

Distribution Center

New Distribution Center

Labcon completes new warehouse and distribution center at site of existing sterilization facility.


Supplier of the Year

VWR part of Avantor recognizes Labcon as their "Supplier of the Year" for efforts in 2017.


Dry Ice Shipping Tubes

Labcon launches tubes designed to prevent pH changes from CO2 when shipping on dry ice.

Golden Arrow

Golden Arrow Award

Labcon is presented the Golden Arrow award for environmental sustainability by CPSC.


New Expansion Site

Labcon purchases 9.78 Acre property for warehouse expansion and sterilization location.


VWR Supplier of the Year

Labcon is awarded the VWR Supplier of the Year award for all VWR suppliers in 2013.


South America Exhibition

Labcon exhibits in South America for the first time at Analitica 2013 in São Paulo.


Joined BSR organization

Labcon joined the Business for Social Responsibility organization as a member in 2012.  


Solar Array Installed

Labcon installs rooftop solar power array producing 30% of power needs in 2011.

Export Award

Presidential Award

Labcon wins United States Presidential Export Award presented in Washington DC in 2011.


Arablab 2010

Labcon exhibits for the first time in Middle East at Arablab 2010 conference in Dubai.


First Compostable Plastics

Labcon introduces use of compostable components in labware in 2009.


50th Anniversary

In 2009 celebrated 50 years of business with a party at Petaluma facility.


Analytica India 2009

Labcon exhibits in India for the first time at Analytica India, Hyderbad in 2009.


Relocated to Petaluma

Moved from our San Rafael location to a larger modern facility in Petaluma, California.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 Registration

Registered to the ISO 9001 quality management system standard in 1997 at our San Rafael facility.


In House Laboratory

We built the first in-house laboratory for microbiology testing in our facility in 1996.


Pagoda® Tip Refill

Pagoda® Tip reloading system introduced to reduce waste 90% in 1996.


Labcon Invents Hinged Racks

Invented first 96 Tip Pipet Tip Rack with hinged cover and autoclavable body in 1988.


First Disposable Tips

Began making pipet tips under the LABCON brand in 1972 and added private label Tips.

We are the Earth Friendly Company.

The Labcon Team