Case Study

Automation And Lean Workflow Enable Growth & Boost Productivity In A Contract Pathogen Testing Lab

Source: Roka Bioscience, Inc.
Lab Work

Contract food testing laboratories have experienced a 9.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past 5 years reaching $3.4B in 2013*. One specific food contract testing laboratory was experiencing this rapid growth in pathogen testing volume first hand. It began exploring alternative testing options that could enable sustained growth while minimizing additional expenses associated with hiring additional staff, increased overtime, & facility expansion. By partnering with Roka Bioscience, and incorporating the Atlas® System into their workflow, the contract testing laboratory was able to grow its pathogen testing business within an existing footprint, with no additional resources, and provide a higher quality results to its clients.