Trinity Biotech was founded in 1992 and listed on the NASDAQ market shortly after its formation. Through a combination of sustained, organic growth and an acquisition-led strategy, the company has assembled an impressive product portfolio and achieved the highest standards of excellence in developing, manufacturing and marketing diagnostic products.
Today Trinity Biotech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, and has approximately 21 million American Depository Shares. The Company, which has its headquarters in Bray, Ireland, employs in excess of 570 people worldwide and markets its portfolio of over 400 products to customers in over 110 countries around the world.
Trinity Biotech’s growth to date has involved the following:
MarAcquired Disease Detection International, Irvine, California, USA.
JulLaunched Uni-Gold™ HIV and One-step test.
FebAcquired Clark Laboratories, Jamestown, New York, USA.
JulAcquired Centocor, Cambridge, UK.
MarOpened 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Bray, Ireland.
JunAcquired Hormone & Drugs of Abuse from Diatech, Boston, USA.
JulAcquired Macra® Lp(a) from Strategic Diagnostics Inc., USA.
SepAcquired HIV product line from Cambridge Diagnostics, USA.
OctAcquired MicroTrak® product line from Dade Behring, USA.
MarAcquired MarDx® Diagnostics, Inc., Carlsbad, California, USA.
DecAcquired assets and goodwill of Bartels Inc., Oregon, USA.
OctEstablishment of Trinity Biotech German sales and marketing subsidiary
DecAcquired Biopool, Ventura, California, USA.
AugAcquired coagulation division of Sigma Diagnostics, USA.
OctEstablishment of Trinity Biotech UK sales & marketing subsidiary.
DecAcquired Specialty Clinical Chemistry, Sigma Diagnostics, USA.
DecFDA clearance for Uni-Gold™ Recombigen® HIV test.
AprAcquired Adaltis US, Inc.
AprAcquires Fitzgerald Industries International, Mass, USA.
NovReceived US CLIA Waiver for Uni-Gold™ Recombigen® HIV Test.
MarAcquired Research Diagnostics Inc., Flanders, New Jersey, USA.
JulAcquired Primus Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
JunAcquired coagulation division of bioMerieux, Lyon, France.
MayAcquisition by Stago of the Trinity Biotech coagulation division.
JanAcquired Phoenix Bio-tech Corporation
MayLaunch of Premier Hb9210
MarAcquisition of Fiomi Diagnostics AB
JulAcquisition of Immco Diagnostics Inc., Buffalo, NY, USA
JulAcquisition of the blood bank screening business of Lab21 ltd.