SPT Labtech acquires BioMicroLab

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15 February, 2021

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Deal strategically expands SPT Labtech’s offering in sample management for life sciences 

SPT Labtech, a global leader in the design and development of automated instrumentation and consumables for life science applications, announces the acquisition of BioMicroLab, a robotics automation provider for life science laboratories. 

Headquartered in Northern California, BioMicroLab designs and manufactures laboratory automation equipment for biotechnology and scientific research. BioMicroLab's extensive range of sample handling and tracking solutions complements SPT Labtech's capabilities in modular, automated sample storage systems and expands its product breadth in the sample management market.  

Patrick Bennett, Group CEO at SPT Labtech, said, "Over the last 25 years, BioMicroLab has established a well-deserved reputation as a dependable partner for intuitive and reliable benchtop automation. This important investment delivers significant benefits to customers by creating a powerful end-to-end solution to streamline sample management workflows. We are delighted to welcome BioMicroLab to SPT Labtech." 

David Miller, President of BioMicroLab, said, "SPT Labtech has an impressive track record of harnessing innovation to overcome tough research challenges and deep expertise across a range of life sciences applications.  We are confident that customers will benefit from our combined capabilities and look forward to continuing to enable their research success as part of the SPT Labtech team." 

The deal follows SPT Labtech’s recent acquisition of Apricot Designs, a liquid handling technology provider, and underscores its commitment to creating powerful automated solutions to accelerate life science research. 

About BioMicroLab 
BioMicroLab offers an extensive portfolio of robotic systems to empower research productivity including tube labelling, volume inspection, test tube sorting and barcode decoding systems.  The company designs and manufactures its products from its headquarters in Northern California. For more information, please visit https://biomicrolab.com/.