RoboPharma Acquired by Capsa Healthcare
RoboPharma Acquired by Capsa Healthcare,
partner and financial sponsor to take RoboPharma to the next level.
Waalwijk, The Netherlands, Aug. 17, 2020.
RoboPharma, based in Waalwijk, The Netherlands creates and implements customized high-speed prescription filling systems for community pharmacies, hospitals, wholesalers and digital pharmacies. It implemented central fulfilment and in branch automation systems for some of the largest pharmacy chains and digital pharmacies in Europe.
RoboPharma’s management and engineering teams will remain with the company to maintain continuity across its strategic focus, innovative momentum, and inventive vision. Its Netherlands facility will continue operations and will be leveraged to expand Capsa Healthcare’s international reach.
Frank van der Vaart, CEO of RoboPharma, commented, “In Capsa, we’ve found both the partner and financial sponsor to help us take RoboPharma to the next level. We’re excited about what this combination can create, as Capsa offers RoboPharma strategic support to accelerate our growth plans in Europe and the United States.”
Avi Zisman, CEO of Capsa, added, “RoboPharma’s market leading products, people, and reputation make it a perfect addition to the Capsa platform. This partnership extends Capsa’s pharmacy automation product portfolio, enhances our engineering and support capabilities, and expands our geographic presence in Europe.”
Capsa Healthcare is a worldwide leader in developing and delivering innovative healthcare solutions for a wide spectrum of care providers. With 50+ years of experience, Capsa Healthcare offers a unique ability to meet the demands of diverse healthcare environments and offers a broad range of products including medication carts, medical carts, mobile computing, and pharmacy automation solutions.
Headquartered in Portland, OR, Capsa Healthcare has over 400 employees with management, sales, and production offices throughout the world.
The acquisition of RoboPharma is Capsa’s fifth major brand addition in the last 10 years, and second specifically in the pharmacy automation industry. Capsa also acquired the venerable Kirby Lester brand in 2014, and the company envisions a dynamic growth and synergy by bringing these two industry pioneers together.