Jamie Duncan is Head of Sales and Product Management at QuadraChem Laboratories. Here, he tells us a little bit about QCL and why you should visit them on their stand at this years Craft Distilling Expo.

Please introduce yourself and what you do for QCL.
I’m Jamie Duncan, Head of Sales & Product Management. I have worked at QCL for over 15 years in a variety of roles but always looking after our customers across the UK.

What is the role of QCL in the distilling industry?
Supplying distillers with analytical solutions to maintaining product quality and consistency. Our aim is to offer high quality instrumentation at an affordable price to allow growing distilleries to have access to high quality testing equipment.

Can you give a brief history on QCL?
QCL has been providing innovative, rapid analytical solutions to a wide range of industries for more than 40 years. We source equipment from around the world, using our expertise to select the most advanced, robust and cost-effective analytical solutions. We maintain a high level of technical expertise enabling us to ensure that our customers can achieve the accuracy and efficiency required from their testing regimes.

Our beverage sector encompasses the entire range of alcoholic beverages produced in the UK, providing analytical systems that can make an important contribution to maintaining the quality and consistency of our customers’ products.

What do you like about working for QCL?
By offering a range of products using new technologies there is always something to learn. We cover the whole UK for a wide range of industries so there is always something interesting happening.

What can QCL offer customers that makes them stand out?
We supply analysers designed specifically for our customers’ applications. All our installations include calibration and training to ensure they are accurate and customers can maintain product specifications. As a customer of QCL the right advice is only a phone call or e-mail away and our support team provide can often resolve issues remotely.

Why should people come to your stall at the October Expo?
The AlcoTest is a highly versatile % ABV analyser for distillers for maintaining product consistency. It provides an accurate measurement of alcohol content in less than 3 minutes without the need for distillation. It also allows you to measure other key flavour quality indicators such as density, refractive index and Brix.