Since our beginning, we have reached milestone after milestone to become pioneers of IVD testing solutions. Explore some of our biggest turning points below to see where we have been, and where we are headed.
Founding of IZASA (Barcelona, Spain)
With the great potential of the sector in mind, José Maria Rubiralta founded Izasa, a privately-owned company for distribution of clinical diagnostic products. This was the foundation of what later became Werfen, a worldwide leader in IVD.
Founding of Biokit (Barcelona, Spain)
First steps into manufacturing
FOUNDING OF INSTRUMENTACIÓN CIENTÍFICA (Barcelona, Spain)
Scientific instrumentation distributor in Iberia.
Today Izasa Scientific.
Setting foot in Latin America
FOUNDING OF LEVENTON (Barcelona, Spain)
The beginning of medical device manufacturing
ACQUISITION OF INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY (Boston, USA)
Global leader in Hemostasis and Acute Care Diagnostics systems
ACQUISITION OF CHROMOGENIX (SWEDEN) AND MALLINCKRODT SENSOR SYSTEMS (USA)
Progressive expansion in the Hemostasis and Acute Care markets
ACQUISITION OF HEMOLIANCE (USA)
Strengthening leadership in Hemostasis
ACQUISITION OF INOVA DIAGNOSTICS (San Diego, USA)
Leader in Autoimmunity Diagnostics
ACQUISITION OF THE AUTOIMMUNE DIAGNOSTICS BUSINESS OF THE BINDING SITE LTD. (UK)
Strengthening leadership in Autoimmunity
INAUGURATION OF TORRE WERFEN
New Headquarters in Barcelona
Jordi Rubiralta is appointed President
NEW LOGISTICS CENTER
Iberian Peninsula Logistics Center in Cuenca, Spain
ACQUISITION OF TEM (GERMANY)
Expert in viscoelastic technology and Patient Blood Management at the point-of-care
ACQUISITION OF ACCRIVA DIAGNOSTICS (USA)
Global leader in IVD blood testing at the point-of-care
NEW FACILITIES OF BIOKIT
Situated in the Barcelona area, Spain