Petrochemical

Matrix Provides Paperless LIMS at Castrol BP


company: Castrol BP

solution: Matrix gemini LIMS

With around 80,000 samples tested each year, this busy laboratory needed efficient traceability and increased speed.

Matrix Gemini LIMS gave them a virtually paperless laboratory with a tailored workflow providing a full chain of custody from sample registration through to management reporting.

challenges

  • With around 80,000 samples tested each year, this busy laboratory needed efficient traceability and increased speed.

solution

results

  • A virtually paperless laboratory with a tailored workflow providing a full ‘chain-of-custody’ from sample registration through to management reporting

Matrix was our first LIMS, replacing a paper system around 1990. We are a long-term satisfied customer”.


Castrol, part of BP, is a global leader in the development and manufacture of oils and lubricants used in automobiles, motor cycles, trucks, lorries, buses and agricultural machinery, the marine industry, industrial equipment and more. The Lubricant Technology Centre at Pangbourne, Berks, UK features laboratories capable of investigating all aspects of the technical life cycle, from research and development in fuels and lubricants, to support and quality assurance, fluid analysis and performance testing.

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