Real Costs of Purchasing an Instrument
Are there hidden costs when purchasing equipment and bringing testing capabilities in-house?
The outsourced laboratory market has been growing even through the last economic downturn. Companies are required by regulation to test their products regardless of the economic conditions. As the business climate improves, many companies start to wonder if it makes more sense to bring the capability in-house. This white paper describes the pros and cons of such a move — and, more importantly, points out hidden costs may make this choice more complicated than originally thought.