PIKA Weihenstephan

Specialized on products and services for microbiological control and analytics

All about microbiology: PIKA Weihenstephan GmbH is a laboratory specialized on development, production and sales of innovative products as well as on broad services in the field of microbiological control and analytics. The highly specialized small company was founded in the year 2000 by Dr. Gudrun Vogeser as a spin-off from the Technical University of Munich-Weihenstephan, Germany. She has worked for many years at the Chair of Brewing Sciences before and has developed the PCR analytic for breweries.

PIKA Weihenstephan is an internationally active company having its registered office in Pfaffenhofen/Ilm mid-in the hop growing area Hallertau. Our customers are mainly – but not only – breweries (from company Groups to small Craft brewery) and the beverage industry. Following our business motto “We know and manage microbiology” we put all our knowledge, experience and competence which we have established during many years in our special working area into our products and services portfolio.

PIKA always stands for highest quality and best service – therefore we are enjoying an excellent reputation in the served industrial branches. In the development of new tests and methods we are always working together with the market leaders. All fields of our business activity are certified according to ISO 9001:2008 since the year 2007.

Dr. Gudrun Vogeser is actively working on the improvement and harmonization of international analysis methods in brewing microbiology as a founding member and today as coordinator of the work group Microbiology within the EBC Analytica (European Brewery Convention). Our expert team is consisting of microbiologists with broad experience in the brewing area. We accompany our customers when setting up their in-house analyses and also develop products and methods for microbiological analyses and routine control which are individually optimized for their production process, always in close dialogue.