Along with customer support, Spinco is also planning to diversify into life sciences reagents manufacturing
C Ravindranath (CEO)
Life Sciences Business
Distributor of analytical instruments
PB No. 6114, No. 4 Vaidyaram Street, T.Nagar, Chennai-600017, Tamil Nadu
(in Rs Crore)
Rs 250.68 Crore
High-end innovative mass spectrometry solutions are the new
value-addition Spinco offers to its customers
Spinco Biotech reinforces its leadership in distribution business by clocking annual life sciences
revenue of Rs 250.68 crore in FY 2009-10. The company focuses on providing enterprise-wide laboratory
solutions from global technology leaders. Spinco functions under five strategic business units – life
sciences, mass spectrometry, chromatography, lyo and lab products, and chemistry and consumables.
The year 2010 is a milestone year for Spinco, as it has crossed 10,000 Shimadzu HPLC installations in
India. To commemorate this occasion, the company is inaugurating a 50,000 sq.ft. customer support center
in Hyderabad. This facility will house state-of-the-art customer training center, demo/application labs,
inventory stock center, and sales and technical support operations. High-end innovative mass spectrometry
solutions are the new value-addition Spinco offers to its customers.
Spinco's life sciences business has witnessed extraordinary growth in last fiscal with the value-
partnership of GE Healthcare Life Sciences for their entire research and imaging portfolio. Whereas
in genomics, proteomics, cell-biology or drug discovery, Spinco offers both instrumentation and
consumables from global leaders such as Affymetrix, GE, Molecular Devices, Shimadzu Biotech, USB,
Aapptec, Wyatt, Golden Helix and XRAY-Biotique.
Spinco's lyo division provides turn-key freeze drying solutions to pharma and vaccine manufacturers
enabling their exports to regulatory markets with stringent compliance needs. PAT/NIR and process
homogenization solutions are also offered with on-site application support.
The company has warehouses in Chennai and Hyderabad to provide door delivery of complete instruments
and consumables either duty paid or through customs-bonded warehousing. These facilities are ISO
9001 certified and offer complete column chemistry and molecular biology reagents/kits.
Spinco Genomics Lab in Chennai is equipped with complete Affymetrix microarray platform and other
instrumentations. With an emphasis on customer support, Spinco enhanced its infrastructure with
28 offices and 350 employees. The company is also diversifying into life sciences reagents
manufacturing later this year.