Siemens Healthineers Enters Agreement with HORIBA Medical
By Labmedica International staff writers
Posted on 16 Oct 2017
Image: Siemens Healthineers and HORIBA Medical have entered into a long-term agreement to create new hematology solutions (Photo courtesy of iStock).
Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) and HORIBA Medical (Montpellier, France) have entered into a long-term agreement to bring new and innovative hematology solutions to the market globally.
Siemens Healthineers offers products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. HORIBA Medical designs, develops and distributes worldwide, in vitro diagnostic systems for biological analysis in medical laboratories, clinics and university hospitals.
With HORIBA Medical as the original equipment manufacturer to complement the Siemens Healthineers portfolio, the companies will provide customers with expanded options to fulfill their hematology and multidisciplinary solution needs. Through this alliance, Siemens Healthineers aims to help laboratories transform care delivery by providing complete multidisciplinary solutions for in vitro diagnostics testing.
"With our commercial strength and global installed base of customers combined with HORIBA Medical's innovative technologies, the relationship will expand the hematology solutions available to laboratories for diagnostics testing worldwide," said Franz Walt, President, Laboratory Diagnostics, Siemens Healthineers.
“Our long-term vision and continuous investments coupled with our outstanding employees have resulted in innovative hematology technology solutions. I am extremely pleased that this long-term vision has resulted in an alliance with Siemens Healthineers” said Mr. Atsushi Horiba, Chairman, President & CEO of HORIBA, Ltd.
“This alliance provides HORIBA Medical the opportunity to address the multidisciplinary requirements along with complimentary innovative technology of Siemens Healthineers. HORIBA Medical will continue offering innovative technology solutions through its Yumizen 2 brand and current distribution channels.” said Dr. Jai Hakhu, Executive Corporate Officer of HORIBA, Ltd. and President of HORIBA Medical.