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Quickfit is a brand of laboratory glassware, produced under the Pyrex trademark and distributed through various fronts in differing countries; e.g. Corning in North America. The glassware is well known worldwide for its build quality and it appears in numerous laboratories. A large percentage of the glassware makes use of ground glass joints.
The QuickFit brand is blown in Stone, Staffordshire, in the United Kingdom and marketed through the Scilabware front in the United Kingdom. 'Quickfit' has become a genericized trademark for all ground glass. Whilst the ownership and name of QuickFit has changed numerous times, all genuine QuickFit glass is stamped with a Q, displaying the brand name, the word Pyrex and the part code.
1923, James A. Jobling licensed to produce Pyrex branded glassware
1962, Quartz and QuickFit glassware goes into production at Stone
1970, Quickfit becomes a part of Jobling Lab Division
1973, Quickfit joins the Corning company
1982, Name changed to J Bibby Scientific Products
1986, Name changed to Bibby Sterilin
2005, they become Barloworld Scientific,
- "Our History". SciLabware. Retrieved 17 December 2014.