Inpeco to establish regional headquarters in Tampa


September 8, 2022



Inpeco will lease 2,650 square feet of space at CAMLS in downtown Tampa

Tampa, Fla. (September 8, 2022) – Switzerland-based Inpeco, the pioneer in clinical lab automation committed to improving healthcare outcomes, has announced plans to open a regional headquarters in Tampa. The company’s initial plans include leasing 2,650 square feet of space at CAMLS in downtown Tampa to house its financial, quality, people and talent, and business operations teams of 15 people.

“Tampa is a thriving metropolitan area and its downtown core is packed with leading healthcare institutions conducting groundbreaking research, developing new technologies, and training the healthcare leaders of tomorrow,” said Maricel Roberts, President and Managing Director, Americas. “Our upcoming partnership with CAMLS is a true synergy of disciplines and common vision of innovating and improving delivery of care and we are beyond excited to join this community.”

Inpeco is making significant investments in its new space and business operations infrastructure, which will include a product showcase for customers and a training facility for sales and service engineers. Additionally, the company is expanding its sales and service employee base across North America to assure customer proximity.

In 1995, Inpeco introduced the world’s first automation system reducing errors in clinical labs to advance medical diagnoses. Today, the company has manufactured and delivered more than 2,400 lab automation solutions, which have been delivered around the world by such global partners as Siemens Healthineers, Abbott, and Becton Dickinson.

“With the addition of Inpeco to downtown Tampa’s burgeoning medical district, USF Health and CAMLS are nicely situated to further enhance Tampa’s ability to attract businesses from around the world and make this region a global player in the development of health care technologies,” said Haru Okuda, MD FACEP FSSH, executive director of CAMLS, professor in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and associate vice president of Interprofessional Education and Practice for USF Health. “Inpeco choosing to be headquartered at USF Health CAMLS, one of the world’s premier health care simulation centers, makes them a much-welcomed addition to Tampa’s health care evolution.”

The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council made a convincing case for Inpeco to choose Tampa by providing community and labor market overviews, hosting site visits and community tours, assisting with real estate searches, and making connections to local medical, university and workforce partners.

“Health tech is an important and growing sector of our life sciences and healthcare industry,” said James Nozar, chair of the Tampa Bay EDC. “For decades, Inpeco has been delivering automation solutions that improve health outcomes. We’re thrilled that Inpeco’s leadership team has chosen Tampa for this new regional HQ, and we look forward to continuing to work with them as they grow here.”

Inpeco is the latest life sciences and healthcare company to announce an expansion in Tampa and Hillsborough County, following NuMedTechs, Axogen, and Pfizer.

About Inpeco

Inpeco is the global leader in Total Laboratory Automation. The company’s game-changing solutions combine open connectivity with full sample traceability to deliver secure test results and increased productivity to clinical laboratories around the world. To date, more than 2400 Inpeco systems have been shipped to over 78 countries. The Group is headquartered in Novazzano, Switzerland, and operates a development and manufacturing facility in the Piedmont region, Italy, as well as sales and service offices in Europe and the U.S. For more information visit www.inpeco.com.

About the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council

The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy through the attraction, retention and expansion of high-wage jobs and capital investment within targeted industry sectors, including Corporate Headquarters, Financial and Professional Services, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Defense and Security, Distribution and Logistics, and Manufacturing. The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. For more information, visit www.tampabayedc.com.

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