A microplate is a flat plate with multiple "wells" used as small test tubes. The microplate has become a standard tool in analytical research and clinical diagnostic testing laboratories. A very common usage is in the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), the basis of most modern medical diagnostic testing in humans and animals.
Microplate production, which measures output worldwide, was expected to reach 159,207 thousand units in 2016 with an increase of 4.47% from its year-earlier level. The global microplate market size is estimated to grow from USD 529.14 million in 2011 to USD 635.84 million by 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 3.74% between 2011 and 2016. With regards to this, key players of microplate industry are expected to find potential opportunities in this market.
The global microplate market report profiles some of the key technological developments in the recent times. It also profiles some of the leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. The major players in the global microplate market are Corning, Thermo Fisher, Greiner Bio-One, BD Biossciences, GE Healthcare, PerkinElmer, Porvair, Molecular Devices, Berthold, Qiagen, etc.