Strengthens its global leadership and broadens its portfolio of automated instruments and consumables for the cytogenetic, pathology and research laboratories.

November 3rd, 2016 – Omaha, NE: ADS Biotec, a global leader in development of automated instruments and consumables for use in cytogenetic, pathology and research laboratories announced that it has acquired Genial Laboratory Automation, the instruments division of Genial Genetics, based in Chester, UK.

” The acquisition of Genial Laboratory Automation strengthens our product portfolio and expands our global reach in bringing optimized performance, convenience and consistent performance to Cytogenetic laboratories” said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of ADS Biotec.  He further added that “we look forward to close collaboration with Genial Genetics as we continue to support the worldwide customer base for Genial products”.

Lawrence Crees, Founder and Managing Director of Genial Genetics stated “The acquisition of Genial’s instrument division by ADS Biotec will provide real benefits to Genial’s instrument product customers and users by providing ready access to ADS Biotec’s world-class customer support and their broad and innovative portfolios of product offerings.  We are fully aligned with ADS Biotec and will be maintaining an extremely close collaboration with them throughout and beyond the integration process”

About ADS Biotec

ADS Biotec is a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of automated instruments and consumables for use in cytogenetic, pathology and research laboratories.  Our flagship HANABI Metaphase Chromosome Harvesters and Spreaders designed for cytogenetic laboratories provide increased productivity and throughput with the consistent quality. ADS Biotec has a global presence with development, sales, and support operations on three continents, and users in over 30 Countries.   We are recognized by our customers for our advanced instrumentation, superior customer service, scientific application support, and a very knowledgeable sales force.

About Genial Genetics

Genial Genetics is a highly-regarded Genetics LIS provider, specializing in the authoring, deployment and support of the Shire and iGene Laboratory and Clinical Genetics Information Systems, the Genial Pedigree Draw application and the iPassport Pathology Laboratory Compliance Management system.  Genial Genetics has in excess of 35,000 software product user licenses in use in over 40 territories worldwide.  The Company also supplies the ProCell range of unique and innovative Cytogenetics laboratory reagents to product users worldwide.


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