Doug started in the Scientific Analysis Industry in 1997; working for SMM instruments, on Varian chromatography products; gaining extensive knowledge on Varian GC, GCMS, HPLC and LCMS product lines with full certified factory training. Also installed the full range of products throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

In 2004, Doug started Gibbs Technologies and continued to support the Varian chromatography product lines.

In 2011 he joined up with the Bruker SA team; after the Varian GC and GCMS product lines were bought by Bruker. This enabled him to continue to support the sub -Saharan Africa market. Full certified factory training was again received for the new Bruker GC and GCMS product lines.

In 2013 Bruker SA outsourced these product lines, and Gibbs Technologies once again came into action, and took over the support of these product lines as a dealer for Bruker international.

In 2015, after SCION Instruments took over the GC and GCSQ market from Bruker; Gibbs Tech was appointed representatives of the SCION Instruments for sub-Saharan Africa.

In 2016, Gibbs Tech added two more suppliers;