About us

An extensive and comprehensive solution provider in in vitro diagnostics

HORIBA Medical provides an extensive and comprehensive line of hematology, hemostasis and clinical chemistry solutions (including analyzers, reagents and consumables) for use in in vitro diagnostic.

Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Medical brand. *

Today, more than 30,000 laboratories are using HORIBA Medical’s solutions around the world. 

Key figures

Global presence 2021 HORIBA Medical
  • 1,480 employees
  • production centers (Japan, China, France, Brazil, India)
  • R&D centers (Japan, France)
  • More than 100 distributors
  • 15 local/direct operations
  • More than 30,000 laboratories supplied worldwide

A global presence

Globally, our instrumentation has captured a significant portion of the world market with strength in France, Japan, U.K. and America. Distribution is handled through both a direct sales force and all of the major national and regional distributors. Today, present in near 150 countries on all five continents, with internationally recognized instruments and a leader’s ranking in most markets, HORIBA Medical is a world leader on the Hematology market. The strength of its distribution network coupled with its experience allows HORIBA Medical to operate efficiently in international markets. 

 

Expertise at the customer's service

HORIBA Medical has 1,480 employees across its sites and subsidiaries. In 2020, it produced nearly 6,000 instruments and over 7,000 tons of reagents. Our direct team of in-house Technical Service Representatives along with nationwide coverage of Field Service Representatives offers un-paralleled remote and on-site service. With the added value of a direct team of Systems Installation Specialists, these med-tech's are a key component to a successful installation and on-going support. HORIBA Medical also benefits from technologies patented by the HORIBA Group and the synergies between all its research centers throughout the world. Since it was incorporated into the HORIBA Group in 1996, the Medical segment sales have continued to grow exponentially to reach 203 MUSD in 2020. 

A world renowned industrial expert

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HORIBA Medical has reached an international reputation thanks to its high standards in terms of innovation. Thanks to its flexible production units and pioneering R&D centers, it maintains a real step ahead in the development of evolving products, always responding to market needs. 

HORIBA Medical develops solutions which are adapted to its customers' demand and anticipates their needs thanks to a renowned technological creativity.

Drawing on its extensive experience and its strong reputation in hematology, HORIBA Medical has become a major player among the main specialists in in vitro diagnostics (IVD).

Our ambition: anticipate quality standards

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Faced with increasingly high quality standards, HORIBA Medical sets out a creative and strong policy to address those by anticipating trends. Bold in technological skills, environmentally friendly, the company intends to maintain customer confidence and consolidate its worldwide position.

 

Technological creativity

In vitro diagnostics specialists today have to design systems capable of carrying out increasingly complex tests while making the results easier to interpret. HORIBA Medical has risen to the challenge by considerably intensifying its research efforts. The company aims to invest over 10% of its sales in R&D in the medium term.

Many new concepts, that are unique, have been introduced in the field of in vitro diagnostics, including the most compact system on the market (Micros designed by HORIBA Medical).

Over 40 “key” patent families have been lodged worldwide, covering all the technologies included in our testing systems.

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