Instrumentation Laboratory Launches ACL Top(R) 700 and ACL Top 700 CTS Hemostasis Testing Systems

-- New Members of the ACL TOP Family --

Apr 28, 2010, 08:30 ET from Instrumentation Laboratory

BEDFORD, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL), today, announced the worldwide commercial launch of the ACL TOP 700 and ACL TOP 700 CTS Hemostasis Testing Systems, as the newest members of the ACL TOP Family. These new analyzers represent IL's top-of-the-line offering for high throughput hemostasis testing labs.  

Built on the imprint of the highly-successful ACL TOP models, the ACL TOP 700 and ACL TOP 700 CTS offer advanced technology and deliver "Testing-Process Automation" with maximum speed, intelligence and simplicity to increase productivity and reduce workload in routine and specialty labs.  In addition, the ACL TOP 700 and ACL TOP 700 CTS include new advanced features, including remote diagnostics capabilities and enhanced software security. All members of the ACL TOP family employ the same powerful and intuitive software, broad test menu, features and usability, consumables and reagents, and provide the same accurate results—offering true testing standardization.  

"The ACL TOP 700 and ACL TOP 700 CTS are excellent examples of the implementation of our platform strategy," said Remo Tazzi, Director of Marketing, Hemostasis Instruments at IL. "Once again, we leveraged the standardized ACL TOP Family platform with its proven history of quality, to deliver timely product improvements and enhanced efficiency."

Since the base model ACL TOP was introduced in 2004, IL has launched a number of other models, including:  ACL TOP CTS (2006), ACL TOP 500 CTS (2008) and the ACL TOP 700 LAS, for laboratory track systems, (2009).  These analyzers have enjoyed tremendous success—widely recognized as comprising the best Hemostasis systems on the market today—and are now present in hemostasis laboratories in over 50 countries worldwide.  

Instrumentation Laboratory (, founded in 1959, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of in vitro diagnostic instruments, related reagents and controls for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories.  The company's product lines include critical care systems, hemostasis systems and information management systems.  IL's GEM® product offerings, part of the critical care line, include the new GEM Premier 3500 with Intelligent Quality Management (iQM®), GEM Premier™ 4000 analyzer, GEMweb Plus Custom Connectivity, and the GEM PCL Plus, a portable coagulation analyzer.  IL's hemostasis portfolio includes the ACL TOP® Family of Hemostasis Testing Systems, fully automated, high-productivity analyzers, including the ACL TOP 700, the new ACL TOP 700 LAS and the ACL TOP 500 CTS.  IL also offers the new ACL AcuStar™, ACL ELITE® and ELITE PRO, other hemostasis analyzers and the HemosIL® line of reagents.  IL is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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