Ginolis and MDS sign distributor agreement

Ginolis strengthens its position in the Japanese market

We are pleased to announce our new distribution partnership for Japan with MDS Co., Ltd. MDS is a solution provider for the medical device manufacturing process in Japan. With this partnership, MDS will market, sell and provide technical assistance on Ginolis’ entire portfolio of assembly automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions in Japan.

“We are very pleased to welcome MDS Co., Ltd as our distributor,” says Teijo Fabritius, Ginolis CEO.  “Even though MDS is a young company, the key players have shown strong and years-long experience and results of automation manufacturing sales in the Japanese medical device market. As a young company, MDS has room for new products. We expect very successful cooperation with the company in the coming years.”

Modular and scalable desktop solution

Ginolis’ unique desktop automation solution provides a small footprint compared to traditional automation, saving companies valuable space in cleanroom environments. Highly robust robot modules provide consistent production quality in a strictly regulated industry. The modular approach and application-specific products reduce lead-times for delivery of customer solutions. Our scalable solutions allow customers to invest in automation at an earlier stage and scale their operations as they grow. We provide compact, modular solutions which combine flexibility and precision required within the medical and diagnostic device manufacturing industry.

“We are excited to have an opportunity to bring leading-edge automation solutions to Japanese medical device manufacturing field,” says Fumiya Nadai, MDS CEO. “Japanese medical device manufacturers have been facing the issue of reducing manufacturing costs by optimizing production efficiency. Ginolis is the solution we have been looking for.”

With MDS partnership, Ginolis can offer sales and customer support for automation solutions and services that follow the company’s technical and quality criteria, to new but also existing customers in Japan.

“We are very impressed with MDS’s energy and international business expertise. I believe that by working together with MDS, the Japanese market can grow to be the largest in Asia for Ginolis automation,”
says Timo JauhiainenGinolis Sales Director.

About MDS Co., Ltd

MDS Co., Ltd is a solution provider for medical device manufacturing
process by gathering and supplying innovative machines from around the world. We contribute to society by supporting the development and manufacturing of medical devices. The MDS office locates in Osaka, Japan. To learn more, visit

About Ginolis Ltd.

Ginolis Ltd specializes in providing high-quality automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions for the production and processing of medical devices and diagnostics. The company is privately owned and headquartered in Oulu, Finland, with offices in San Diego and New York, USA and Suzhou, China. To learn more, visit

Ramping up production in crisis times

A global pandemic presents many challenges for diagnostic device manufacturers, especially those dependent on traditional manufacturing processes that are not conducive to the social distancing

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