About Us

About us


EKF Diagnostics is a global medical manufacturer of point-of-care (POCT) devices and tests for hemoglobin, glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), glucose and lactate.

We have a long history in point-of-care testing and clinical chemistry reagent manufacture at our plants in Germany and the USA and are proud of our hard earned reputation for products that are easy to use, reliable and precise.

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Point of Care

EKF Point of Care (POC) analyzers are designed for use within doctors' surgeries, clinics, hopsitals and laboratories to provide fast and accurate results at an affordable price.

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Central Laboratory

EKF Central Laboratory division manufactures a wide spectrum of reagents for use in hospital laboratories across a broad portfolio of automated and semi-automated analysers.

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Life Sciences

EKF Life Sciences specializes in producing enzymes and contracted custom products for use in medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and industry.

 

Quality Standards

All EKF's facilities are accredited by the international standards agencies that oversee the design and manufacture of medical devices. EKF-diagnostic GmbH and Stanbio Laboratory are both FDA registered facilities, whilst Stanbio is also accredited by the Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment Scheme (CMDCAS).

A global diagnostics company


EKF is a global company with offices in the UK, Germany, USA, Russia and China and counts with a network of more than 200 distributors covering every country.

 

Events

We keep our network up-to-date with our products with constant training and attending to global events like Medica, MedLab or AACC across countries.

 

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Company timeline


1990

EKF Industrie-Elektronik established. This company would go on to develop Hemo Control and Biosen.

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2000

EKF Industrie-Elektronik renamed EKF-diagnostic GmbH.

2004

EKF-diagnostic sales GmbH and EKF-diagnostic Russia founded.

2005

SensLab GmbH is acquired adding Lactate Scout to the Sport Performance range.

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2006

EKF-diagnostyka Poland founded.

2010

EKF GmbH acquired by IBL plc and is listed on London Stock Exchange as EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc.

Quotient Diagnostics Ltd and Argutus Medical Ltd subsequently acquired to expand the Diabetes Care portfolio with the Quo-Lab and Quo-Test HbA1c analysers along with the predictive kidney biomarker sTNFR1.

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2011

Stanbio Laboratory acquired by EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc adding a Clinical Chemistry portfolio of more than a 80 reagents, controls, calibrators, and standards, as well as a enzyme manufacturing plant in Elkhart now known as EKF Life Sciences.

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2014

DiaSpect Medical AB and Separation Technology acquired to supplement EKF's hemoglobin range with DiaSpect and UltraCrit.

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2016

Manufacturing consolidated into two sites - Barleben, near Magdeburg in Germany and Boerne, near San Antonio in Texas.

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2018

EKF Diagnostics announces record revenues and profitability, as well as the successful floatation of spin-out, Renalytix AI, on AIM.

Investor Relations


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