STARLIMS Corporation

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STARLIMS Corporation
Former type Corporation
Industry Laboratory informatics
Fate Renamed
Defunct May 30, 2014 (2014-05-30)[1]
Headquarters Presidential Building
4000 Hollywood Boulevard
Suite 333 South
Hollywood, Florida
, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Products
Parent Abbott Laboratories
Website STARLIMS.com

STARLIMS Corporation developed and distributed laboratory informatics software solutions.

History

STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. was founded by Itschak Friedman and incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel in May 1986. In November 1993, STARLIMS completed an initial public offering of its ordinary shares, which have traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange since.[2] The company made a public offering in the United States in May 2007 and was introduced to the NASDAQ under the Stock Market under the symbol LIMS.[2][3]

In August 2008, the Company announced the establishment of STARLIMS Europe as a result of the May 2008 acquisition of its United Kingdom partner Lab Data Management Ltd., based in Bolton, Greater Manchester.[4]

In late 2009 it was revealed Abbott Laboratories would acquire all outstanding equity of STARLIMS Technologies.[5]The deal was finalized on March 22, 2010 for a published cost of $123 million.[6]

On May 30, 2014, STARLIMS Corporation officially changed the name of its Florida-based headquarters to Abbott Informatics Corporation.[1] However, it wasn't until October 2015 that the company shifted its web presence, dropping the STARLIMS Corporation name in full.[7][8]

Technology and products

STARLIMS and STARLIMS Electronic Laboratory Notebook

As of March 2016, these products and others are still marketed. See the Abbott Informatics Corporation page for more information.

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Articles of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation of Starlims Corporation" (PDF). Florida Department of State. 30 May 2014. http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ConvertTiffToPDF?storagePath=COR%5C2014%5C0604%5C00126887.Tif&documentNumber=S15157. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. (25 March 2009). "Securities and Exchange Commission file number: 001-33487". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1396278/000117891309000676/zk96493.htm. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  3. Gelsi, Steve (04 May 2007). "Starlims Tech files $37 mln IPO". MarketWatch. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/starlims-tech-files-37-mln-ipo. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  4. "STARLIMS Consolidates Direct Presence in Europe; Hires LIMS Veteran Joe Peden to Head STARLIMS Europe". iStockAnalyst. 14 August 2008. http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/2512919. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  5. Weinreb, Gali (15 December 2009). "Abbott Labs buys StarLIMS". GLOBES. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000522537&fid=1725. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  6. "Abbott Takes Over Starlims Technologies". CBR. 22 March 2010. http://www.cbronline.com/news/abbott_takes_over_starlims_technologies_100323. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  7. "STARLIMS: Creating Smarter Labs". Archived from the original on 17 September 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150917024509/http://www.starlims.com/en-us/home. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  8. "STARLIMS.com is now AbbottInformatics.com". Archived from the original on 23 October 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151023002054/https://www.abbottinformatics.com/us/home. Retrieved 24 March 2016.