Hong Kong-Renishaw (Hong Kong) Ltd. has won the Best Supplier Award at the 2010 China Higher Educational Equipment Supplier Evaluation. Renishaw (Hong Kong) Ltd., with the inVia Raman microscope, is the first and only Raman spectroscopy supplier to win this award.

The award was presented by the Higher Educational Laboratory Research Society, whose review and inspection committee comprises experienced professors, spectroscopy experts, and user representatives from well-known universities in China. Its review was based on several criteria, including advanced technology, acceptance achievements, quality standards, delivery lead time, customer feedback, relevant training, upgrade promotion, service response speed, and distribution of maintenance and repair networks.

inVia’s unique combination of high sensitivity and high spectral resolution, with the added benefit of full automation, helped Renishaw earn the highest score from the committee of award judges. Renishaw’s inVia is currently the market leader in the Chinese high-end research-grade Raman market, and the Best Supplier award reflects Renishaw’s growing reputation among China’s universities.