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Widgett Scientific provides services to numerous customers all over the US and a number of other countries. We understand the challenges faced by chemists and engineers because we've been there- done that. We understand their language and terminology and welcome inquires concerning unique problem solving opportunities. Perhaps you need a simple modification or repair on some existing equipment, a replacement part for a foreign made decide that you don't have a source for, an adapter that doesn't exist, or a part for an obsolete instrument. We have supplied equipment for complete laboratories, small versions of production units that are used for scale-up data collection.

​Owner Gene Bayne, has over 45 years experience in design and fabrication of scientific equipment. He worked as n R&D chemist for about 12 years in Process Development for Ciba Geigy Corp. gaining experience and knowledge in the design, building, and use of this equipment. 

 
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Founder of Widgett Scientific, Gene has over 45 years of experience in design and fabrication of scientific equipment. He worked as an R&D chemist for about 12 years with CIBA Geigy Corp. in process development. This involved taking a known chemical route to a product, duplicating and often improving it in the lab, then putting together an arrangement of equipment to accomplish the synthesis step-scale up to pilot plant or commercial production scale. Working on numerous projects in the lab, and use of numerous types of equipment. 

 

Gene has been a member of the American Scientific Glassblower's Society (ASGS) since 1974. He has conducted a number of regional meetings of the Society and was Chairman of the National ASGS Convention in New Orleans in 1996. Gene has given technical papers and workshop instruction at a number of these meetings. 

Gene Bayne

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Chris has worked most of his life in the oilfield working his way up to a Drilling Foreman’s position. After the last crash of oil prices he decided a change of careers was in order. Leery, skeptical, and a little befuddled that there were still glassblowing companies left. He decided to take a chance and join Widgett learning to blow glass and running the front office.

Chris Cheramie

Gerhart is our Master Glassblower, who has been with Widgett since 1983.  A native of Wisconsin, he moved to Baton Rouge as a welder and eventually came on as an apprentice glassblower.

Gerhart Perdue

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Tel: 225-928-1325

Email: sales@widgettsci.com

Mailing address:

2843 Fellsway Dr,

Baton Rouge, LA 70814