BioDot and JOT Automation Enter a Co-marketing and Sales Agreement

Oct 23, 2012, 07:00 ET from JOT Automation Ltd and BioDot

OULU, Finland and IRVINE, California, October 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

BioDot and JOT Automation Enter a Co-marketing and Sales Agreement for BioDot to promote and support JOT's lateral flow assembly systems.

JOT Automation, a global automation company, has selected BioDot to co-market and sell their automated lateral flow assembly systems in North America, Europe, China and Africa. The manufacturing solution is based on JOT's novel robotic assembly IDeA (Intelligent Desktop Automation)-platform launched earlier this year.

Andrew Sweet states, "BioDot has been looking to complete its range of system tools for the research, development and manufacture of point-of-care tests. Over the past 20 years we have solidified our position as supplying the technology-of-choice for dispensing, laminating and cutting requirements, and we are delighted to complete this with JOT assembly systems."

Jorma Venäläinen states, "This co-operation is part of JOT Automation's strategy to use our mass production know-how originated from telecom industry to serve the needs of the leading manufacturers in the life sciences industry. We were looking for a strong equipment provider to penetrate the point-of-care manufacturing sector and we chose BioDot, as the leading tools provider in this sector."

The companies will be showcasing their offering for the first time at Medica in Dusseldorf in November.

About BioDot.

BioDot is the leading supplier of system tools for the research, development and commercialization of diagnostic tests. Our mission is to enable, inspire and educate scientists to commercialize their R&D ideas through to manufactured product. Using its core competencies in low volume non-contact dispensing, cutting/slitting, lamination, and strip assembly, BioDot has developed a range of equipment for the research and development, and manufacture of rapid tests.

About JOT Automation - Just On Time

JOT Automation develops test and production solutions for smart products and electronics. JOT is partner for several industry leading companies including telecom, automotive, life science and aerospace industries. JOT operates in Europe, Americas and Asia.

SOURCE JOT Automation Ltd and BioDot