Automation leaders Siemens and Inpeco extend long-term partnership

Jul 28, 2015

2015 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo: Booth 1409

 

Today, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and Inpeco signed a new contract that extends the companies’ long-lasting status as preferred partners in laboratory automation. Siemens and Inpeco will be working closely together to design and deliver complex, custom solutions to help our customers meet their business and clinical needs.

 

Siemens and Inpeco have been jointly pioneering in the field of laboratory automation since 1999. Siemens is the market leader in laboratory automation installations, with the largest installed base of total laboratory automation solutions in the world. Inpeco, a highly-respected innovator of laboratory automation products, has played a key role in that success. Siemens has successfully installed more than a thousand track-based total lab automation solutions, and the Siemens-Inpeco partnership is responsible for the majority of these, including the longest and most complex automation tracks ever built.

 

The Siemens-Inpeco partnership combines the market-leading strengths of each company. “Siemens’ expertise in engineering, project management and workflow design together with Inpeco’s innovation power is a proven, winning combination,” said Franz Walt, CEO, Chemistry, Immunoassay, Automation and Diagnostics IT Business Unit, Diagnostics Division, Siemens Healthcare. “That’s why the world’s largest laboratories trust us to improve turnaround times, cut costs and reduce errors for improved patient outcomes.”

 

“The strengths that we each bring to this partnership allow Siemens and Inpeco to consciously address the growing demand for advanced and innovative Total Lab Automation solutions,” said Andrea Pedrazzini, President, Inpeco. “Laboratory medicine and healthcare require reliable and self-sufficient solutions capable of delivering seamless performance and full satisfaction to our customers and we work hard every day to reach these goals.”

 

Together, Siemens and Inpeco share a proud 15-year tradition of excellence in laboratory automation. As a result of this long term contract, the Siemens-Inpeco partnership will continue to transform diagnostic medicine with Lean total laboratory automation solutions that are scalable, flexible, reliable, multi-disciplinary, and enable connectivity to third party analyzers.

 

For further information on Siemens’ automation leadership, please visit: http://www.healthcare.siemens.com/laboratory-automation/automation-leader. More information about Inpeco is available at www.inpeco.com.

 

 

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John Gillespie
Siemens Healthcare, Media and Public Relations
Phone: +1 914-524-2636; E-mail: john.gillespie@siemens.com
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The products/features (here mentioned) are not commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons their future availability cannot be guaranteed. Further details are available from the local Siemens organizations.

 

 

Inpeco is a highly specialized company and leader in the field of Total Laboratory Automation. The company offers extremely flexible solutions to run the entire process of a biological sample, from sample drawing to result validation, in full automation. Further information is available at http://www.inpeco.com.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees worldwide on a continuing basis. Further information is available on the Internet at http://www.siemens.com.