Expert Staffing Solutions for the Chemical Industry

Connecting You with Top Talent to Drive Innovation and Success

Need to hire the right candidates?

Contact Astrix today for access to the industry’s top scientific candidates, tailored to meet your team’s needs!

100% Life Science Focused

We dedicate our efforts exclusively to the life sciences. This singular focus ensures that our recruiters possess unparalleled expertise and a deep understanding of the specific needs and challenges facing industrial laboratories.

Comprehensive Range of Skilled Professionals

Our pool of candidates includes a diverse array of scientists, specialists, and technicians. Whether you require experts in biochemistry, molecular biology, or chemical engineering, we have the right talent to fulfill your requirements.

Decade of Experience

For over 28 years, Astrix has been successfully placing highly skilled candidates in industrial laboratories. Our extensive experience allows us to provide tailored staffing solutions that drive operational excellence and innovation.

Personalized Approach

We believe that the key to successful partnerships lies in understanding the unique needs of both our clients and candidates. Our recruiters work closely with each party to ensure a perfect match, fostering long-term success and satisfaction.

Skills and Experience

Astrix delivers unparalleled expertise and experience to industrial companies in need of exceptional scientific talent. Our team excels in sourcing and placing professionals with specialized skills in research, quality control, regulatory compliance, and product development. With deep industry knowledge and a vast network, Astrix ensures that each candidate not only meets but surpasses your technical and cultural requirements, fostering innovation and excellence within your organization.

Laboratory Operations:

  • Color Matching
  • Batch Making
  • Formulations
  • Environmental Testing
  • Hand/Automated Spray
  • Physical Testing
  • Surface/Substrate Analysis

Analytical Techniques:

  • Gas Chromatography (GC) & Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
  • High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) & Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS)
  • Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
  • Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) & Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
  • Atomic Absorption (AA)
  • Ultraviolet-visible Spectroscopy (UV-vis)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy
  • Chromatography and Separation Methods
  • Sample Analysis with GC, GCMS, FTIR, and AA
  • Wet Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry


  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Coatings Creation
  • Move polymer and coatings up 

Quality and Compliance

  • ISO/QS 9000
  • OSHA Training
  • Good Manufacturing Practices/Good Laboratory Practices (GMP/GLP)

Engineering and Manufacturing:

  • Engineering
  • Next Generation Manufacturing
  • Process Control
  • Equipment Mechanical Aptitude
  • Maintenance

Process Optimization and Management: Kim

  • Emulsion Polymerization Process
  • Batch Record Review
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Next Generation Manufacturing
  • Analytical Troubleshooting
  • Method Development
  • In-Process and Finished Products Testing
  • Analytical Equipment Testing
  • Raw Material Testing

We can help you find the right candidates

What Our Clients Say

Our relationship with Astrix started in July 2012 in our Quality Control Lab and has blossomed. We have used Astrix as our exclusive vendor for all our Chemist needs, because they understand what we need, and they provide us quality candidates at realistic rates. Astrix has filled over 30 roles in our labs, most all of which have converted to full time employees. Our Astrix Account Manager is always one phone call away, day or night. She is able to provide candidates within 24 hours and schedule immediate interviews. She has gone the extra mile over the past 5 years to understand and fulfill my hiring needs, as well as always being a pleasure to work with.

Need to hire the right candidates?

Contact Astrix today for access to the industry’s top scientific candidates, tailored to meet your team’s needs!