TechValidate Research on LabWare LIMS and ELN

LabWare LIMS and ELN Case Study

LIMS ROI at Solvay


This case study of Solvay is based on a November 2017 survey of LabWare LIMS and ELN customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“LabWare provides a positive Return On Investment (ROI) for my organization.”

“In the past, adding new products or grades for many of our sites took weeks and months to configure in spreadsheets. We’ve been able to grow our product portfolios with little impact on our LIMS.”

“Reporting on data was a painstaking process, retrieving data from multiple spreadsheets and other data sources. Now, it’s just a click of a button.”

“Visual workflows help the lab technicians process a sample through, with little effort and no paperwork.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select LabWare LIMS and ELN:

  • Challenges solved with LabWare:
    • Lab efficiency/productivity
    • Security and protection of intellectual property
    • Instrument integration and consolidated reporting

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of LabWare LIMS and ELN that the surveyed company uses:

  • Versions of LabWare the company is currently using:
    • LabWare LIMS v6
    • LabWare LIMS v5
  • Has used LabWare for 15 or more years.
  • Third-party tools interfaced with LabWare:
    • Analytical Balances: fully interfaced
    • ERP: fully interfaced
    • ELN (not LabWare): partially interfaced


The surveyed company achieved the following results with LabWare LIMS and ELN:

  • Chose LabWare for an informatics partner because of their:
    • Responsiveness/reliability/uptime
    • Service and support
    • Product functionality
    • Price
  • Satisfaction with the following LabWare areas:
    • Product functionality: highly satisfied
    • Industry-focused solutions: highly satisfied
    • Professional services: highly satisfied
    • Customer technical support: highly satisfied
    • Customer training: highly satisfied

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of LabWare LIMS and ELN by TechValidate.

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