About SHEL LAB

Sheldon Manufacturing, Inc.

Exceeding Expectations

Sheldon Manufacturing, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of high quality and innovative constant temperature equipment to the global market. Major product lines include incubators, humidity test chambers, ovens, water and bead baths, and anaerobic chambers for the life science, pharmaceutical, biomedical, environmental and industrial markets. Founded in 1970, Sheldon utilizes over 40 years of manufacturing expertise to aggressively pursue new product opportunities that add value to our customers’ portfolio. Sheldon markets a complete line of products under the SHEL LAB and Lab Armor brands, which complement our OEM manufacturing capabilities.

Over the past 40 years Sheldon has worked with industry leaders to design solutions for production and research needs across the entire constant temperature/environment spectrum. This experience is apparent in every project we engineer. Over the years, our reputation has grown as an innovator of dependable and reliable equipment, designed demanding environments. Sheldon Manufacturing, Inc. was founded in 1970 with the goal of being a worldwide leading manufacturer of constant temperature equipment. Sheldon has been designing and manufacturing equipment for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, research and production markets ever since.

Sheldon’s Competitive Advantage

Cost Effective OEM Manufacturing
Our reputation has been built on innovation, high quality, and long term partnering. Sheldon Manufacturing is focused on providing low cost components and equipment to manufacturers in industries such as electronics, aerospace, automotive and materials to name a few.

Flexible Systems
Our sophisticated and flexible manufacturing facility provides our customers the ability to quickly respond to market conditions while maintaining very competitive minimum quantities and competitive product costing.

Large Scale Capabilities
Our 1997 expansion nearly doubled our manufacturing capacity. We have the ability to operate twenty–four hours per day with our staff of highly skilled and long–term manufacturing personnel.

Experienced Design Teams
Sheldon’s design team is led by veteran’s able to capitalize on 20 years of industry knowledge. The breadth of line and depth of product configuration available in our current portfolio serves as a benchmark for this teams accomplishments and creativity. Each works with independent testing and certification laboratories, including Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. – UL and CUL Canada Standards Association – CSA, European Agencies – CE, and the FDA, to engineer products that conform to world standards.

Specialized Automated Metal Fabrication Manufacturing
The foundation of every reliable and durable product produced by Sheldon Manufacturing begins with our specialized metal manufacturing facility. The FMC (Flexible Manufacturing Cell) and Combination Laser–Punch utilize state of the art automation to convert raw materials into component parts twenty–four hours, seven days a week. These modern machines achieve such tight tolerance that welders receive near perfect parts, which virtually eliminates the need for secondary operations, increasing efficiencies and decreasing costs.

Skilled Labor

Our stable, highly skilled work force, many of who are second & third–generation associates take over where the automated machines leave off. They consistently and rigorously test their work because our total quality program rewards efficiency. The people of Sheldon understand the demanding environment our products face. They are committed to delivering the highest quality products and service possible. Even so, every product undergoes a final multi–step quality inspection before shipment and records are kept on every serial number, so each associate can be accountable for their work.

Quality Assurance Program

Quality is built into every Sheldon product. Our extensive quality assurance program involves all employees and every phase of manufacturing. To ensure that quality is never compromised, Sheldon Manufacturing’s Quality Assurance Department operates with total autonomy. Our quality is based on the penetrating quality awareness of our employees and on a positive, rewarding work environment. Continuous process improvement is encouraged and nurtured through our quality principles. By cooperating, observing deadlines, and being clear in our objectives we a constantly reaping the benefits of the improvement process.

Responding to Customer Needs

If there is a single factor that defines Sheldon’s competitive edge, it is our willingness and ability to respond to our customer’s specific needs. Our unique manufacturing capabilities allow us to address a broad range of product objectives: designing entire product lines, introducing new products and technologies, and enhancing existing products. All aspects of product design and production are performed in-house, under rigid quality assurance standards. Our experienced personnel and sophisticated metal fabrication equipment enable us to respond quickly and reliably to the equipment needs of the market. Contact us to discuss your project today.

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