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Intuitive solutions for reliable 24/7 operation

Collaborative Design

  • Highly collaborative design process with clients
  • Simple, effective automations for single purpose systems or flexible designs for systems with multiple functions

Customized Builds

  • Staubli industrial robots for powerful 24/7 operation with minimal lifetime servicing 
  • Precise collaborative robots for standard biology, chemistry, and analytical chemistry applications 

Specializing in 1536 Well Assay Systems

  • Wako metal cell culture lids eliminate edge effects on low volume experiments
  • Wako incubators maintain 96% humidity to significantly reduce reagent evaporation

LabworX SmartCel2 Solution

  • Powerful, out-of-the-box automation for seamless integration with current system
  • Compact and mobile design, advanced remote operation, designed to grow with your lab

Automated Assay Systems include a range of instruments for exceptional flexibility and expanded capabilities. A multimode reader and a Yokogawa CV8000 high content imager enable a wide range of experimentation. Additional pooled devices reduce bottlenecks and increase speed. Intelligent processing optimizes efficiency so that results from active assays automatically direct how plates or wells are further processed.

Additional devices to customize your Automated Assay System include: Incubators, Compound storage carousels, Centrifuges, Reagent dispensers, Pipettors, Acoustic dispensers, Plate sealers, Plate peelers, Plate washers

general assay system
analytical chemistry system

Wako’s Director Scheduling Software offers a first-in-class solution for automating analytical chemistry equipment. At the core of Director is a complex I/O control system that enables our team to develop customized automated control systems that replicate the physical actions performed by a technician. 

Automation makes more precise and reliable every analytical chemistry application including quality control, drug production, assay development, and protein level sampling.

Ideal for chemistry and quality control departments that test products on a robust 24/7 schedule, Vial Management Systems can handle and manipulate microplates, flasks, microtubes, vials, and racks of vials. 

Easily add barcodes to individual vials or racks, tare and weigh vials, and remove or add material to each vial.

reader feeder hcs system

HCS systems provide robust 24/7 operations for both simple fixed or complicated live cell assays.  System designs often contain pipettors, cell dispensers, plate washers, imagers, and incubators. 

Wako is a long-time distributor of the Yokogawa CV8000 HCS imaging system. Preferred by labs worldwide for Cell Painting campaigns, the CV8000 remains the fastest confocal Cell Painting imaging system on the market today. 

Wako Automation is proud to serve our customers in diverse markets with customized solutions that showcase unique functionality. 

For the agricultural industry, the Automated Seed Picking system uses a robotic arm with a special attachment to pick up a single seed from groups of seeds and deposit each individual seed onto a tray for growth. 

The ideal rapid compound management platform. An automated system fully enclosed for safety and environmental isolation, enables multiple Precise arms to run at speeds up to 20% faster than standard collaborative operation. Learn More