ST Robotics, a pioneer of laboratory bench-top robot arms, is ramping up its shipments of four, five and six-axis industrial robots, in response to the recent increase in demand from COVID-19.
Mesa Labs in Montana is using the ST Robotics systems to increase production and maximize flexibility for the vapor hydrogen peroxide sterilization of its Apex biological indicator (BI) products. To meet their client demands in the fight against COVID-19, Mesa Labs is in the process of implementing another ST robotic arm that is specifically designed for a medical device manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE).
ST Robotics has been a successful producer in laboratory robotics since 1993. Their customers include major pharmaceutical companies and research institutes, including National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and Eli Lilly. ST Robotics improves the automation of everything from polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to high-throughput screening in forensic science, drug development, bacterial resistance, toxicology, stem cell research, and other fields. The UK Forensic Science Service set up the largest national DNA database in the world using eight ST robots.
According to a new report by Market Watch, The Global Lab Automation Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 8 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 6.5%.