Manetco develop small scale custom sensors adapted for microfluidic and flow chemistry
Empowering industries with precise inline process control for microfluidic production
1 August, 2023 by
Marine André

In today's fast-paced industrial landscape, advancements in microfluidic and flow chemistry have revolutionized how we approach continuous production processes. These cutting-edge technologies enable industries to achieve unparalleled efficiency and precision in their operations. However, one critical aspect that has been holding back small-scale continuous production is the lack of custom sensors designed specifically for microfluidic applications. That's where Manetco comes into the picture, bridging the gap and empowering industries with tailor-made sensors for inline process control.

The significance of inline process control

For large-scale production processes, inline process control has long been recognized as a crucial component to ensure automation and consistency. It allows companies to monitor and adjust various parameters in real-time, leading to enhanced quality, reduced waste, and increased productivity. These control systems play a fundamental role in modern manufacturing, leading to improvements in safety, efficiency, and profitability.

Microfluidics and the missing sensors

As industries transition towards microfluidic production, the same principles of inline process control hold true, if not more critical. Microfluidics, with its ability to manipulate tiny quantities of fluids, offers unprecedented advantages, such as reduced sample volumes, rapid reaction times, and enhanced scalability. It is particularly beneficial for applications like pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and chemical synthesis.

However, the lack of custom sensors tailored to microfluidic processes has been a hindrance to realizing its full potential. Existing sensors designed for large-scale production may not be suitable for microfluidic environments due to their size, sensitivity, and compatibility issues. Consequently, industries seeking to embrace small-scale continuous production have faced challenges in attaining the level of process control necessary to achieve optimal results.

Manetco: Empowering industries with custom sensors

The company specializes in the development of custom sensors explicitly designed for microfluidic and flow chemistry applications. These sensors are precision-engineered to cater to the unique requirements of small-scale continuous production processes.

Unparalleled benefits for industries

By partnering with Manetco and integrating their custom sensors into their microfluidic systems, industries gain several game-changing advantages:

  • Optimal process control: Manetco's sensors enable real-time monitoring and adjustments, ensuring precise control over the entire production process. This leads to enhanced product quality and uniformity.
  • Reduced downtime: Inline process control minimizes the risk of unexpected failures and deviations, reducing downtime and increasing overall operational efficiency.
  • Enhanced safety and compliance: Accurate monitoring and control help industries meet stringent safety and compliance standards, ensuring a safe working environment and adhering to regulatory requirements.
  • Cost-efficiency: Manetco's sensors facilitate waste reduction and resource optimization, resulting in cost savings and improved sustainability.


As microfluidics and flow chemistry continue to redefine the landscape of industrial production, inline process control becomes an indispensable element for success. Manetco's dedication to developing custom sensors tailored to small-scale continuous production processes fills a critical gap in the market, empowering industries to achieve unparalleled levels of efficiency, safety, and product quality. With Manetco's cutting-edge solutions, industries can now embrace the full potential of microfluidics and flow chemistry, propelling their operations into a new era of innovation and excellence.

Marine André 1 August, 2023
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