About Synchron

In 1985, Synchron was founded as the automation department of the Wilten-Group. Since that pivotal moment, we have grown to become one of the key players in the world of custom laboratory automation. Within our industry, Synchron is renowned for being a progressive and innovative company. We offer expertise in all aspects of automation and possess a wealth of experience in developing and marketing flexible robotic automation solutions.

In Synchron, you have a dedicated and experienced partner who can help you realize your automation projects efficiently and cost effectively around your existing Laboratory. If you would like to learn more about your potential collaboration with our company, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Strong Partnerships, Renowned Manufacturers

Synchron has earned a reputation as a progressive and innovative company within the industry. Through strong partnerships with manufacturers of laboratory instruments, Synchron has cultivated excellent relationships, allowing us to create custom products that are widely used in laboratories throughout Europe.

With expertise in all aspects of automation and a wealth of experience in developing and marketing flexible robotic automation, Synchron is the dedicated and experienced partner you need to efficiently and cost-effectively bring your automation projects to life within your existing laboratory. 

Our total solution approach

Synchron has successfully realized over 100 different laboratory automation projects by applying its TOTAL SOLUTIONS approach. The Synchron capabilities include total system design and realization, ranging from stand alone customized instruments to complex integration of existing systems, featuring robot barcodes and fully incorporated LIMS systems.

Whatever your application, you can trust in the Synchron characteristics of cutting edge technology and long standing experience in laboratory automation.

Our support services run from 24hr emergency Guaranteed Response contracts, through to phone backup from our team of Engineers and Specialists and periodic visits. You choose your service level. If you should experience a problem with your Synchron solution and you require service, please call service administration at +31 76 82 00 284 or send an e-mail to support@synchronlab.com.

At Synchron we offer a variety of maintenance contracts. With a maintenance contract you reduce Down-Time and expands Lifetime of the system, therefore it improves reliability and productivity. Do you want to know more about the possibilities?

Our Core Values

Throughout our history, our mission has been to become the leading supplier of laboratory solutions in Europe. We are driven to achieve this, by following our vision that innovation is the key to success. That is why we are fully committed to provide revolutionary innovations to our customers in the rapidly evolving market.
  • Our Mission

    Our Mission

    To be a leading supplier of laboratory automation solutions in Europe.

  • Our Vision

    Our Vision

    Innovation will lead to success.

  • Our Values

    Our Values

    At Synchron, we believe that an organisation becomes successful because it hires, develops and retains great people, because people make the difference. We are committed to our customers and partners and have a passion for technology.

Decades of Innovation Experience

A brief Synchron History

Established in 1985 as the automation department of the Wilten Group, Synchron has been at the forefront of laboratory automation solutions for over three decades. From its pioneering work in linking a robotic pipetting station to an automated MTP reader in 1987 to the introduction of fully automated laboratory systems for Elisa techniques and blood typing in 1994, Synchron has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation.

Over the years, Synchron's achievements have included collaborations with industry giants like Abbott and the development of cutting-edge technologies such as the Sias Xantus pipetting platform. Under the leadership of Derk Wilten since 2006, the company expanded its reach globally, with installations in Germany, Singapore, and Shanghai.

Synchron's commitment to innovation continued with the introduction of the HT Powder Dosing Unit, Vision Technology integration, and partnerships with Denso Robotics. Our dedication to advancing laboratory automation remains evident in groundbreaking solutions like the Floyd Tubepicker and the establishment of the Synchron Innovation Center Groningen in 2017.

Synchron's history is a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence, making it a leading force in custom laboratory automation solutions worldwide. Click here to see the key moments of our company.

A Dynamic Collaboration for Enhanced Lab Solutions

Synchron Joins Forces with Molgen

In 2023, Synchron Lab Automation achieved an important milestone by being acquired by Molgen, a global provider of DNA and RNA technology. This collaboration further strengthens Synchron's position in the industry, enabling us to offer comprehensive solutions to meet the evolving needs of the scientific community. 

Partner with Synchron and experience the advantages of their advanced laboratory automation solutions, backed by cutting-edge technology and a long-standing commitment to excellence. 

Some example projects

Synchron helps you to achieve your automated lab

Synchron has successfully realized over 100 different laboratory automation projects by applying its total solutions approach. What’s your automation challenge? Contact us to get started on a project of any size, from a single liquid handler to integrated system featuring automation solutions including liquid handling and sample management.