About Us

Rapid Labs Company Profile:

Rapid Labs Limited is an independent diagnostics business established in 2008, engaged in the production, sourcing and worldwide distribution of quality diagnostic reagents, Blood Grouping, Febrile Antigens, test kits, Dehydrated Culture Media, EIA, rapid tests, glass vials, bottles and HDPE packing solutions.

Our Rapid Labs management team each has more than 16 years of experience in manufacturing, sourcing and delivering quality products globally.  The CEO has worked in senior management positions for Baxter Healthcare, Biotec Laboratories Ltd, and Lab21 Healthcare, leading Biotec laboratories through restructuring into a profitable company, company acquisition and trade sale. Has a broad knowledge of international medical device markets and an entrepreneurial approach to business development.

Our Finance Director has experience of working for Volvo, and Healthcare organisations such as Biotec Laboratories Ltd, Newmarket Laboratories and Plasmatec Laboratories, with a proven track record of controlling the finances in clinical diagnostic manufacturing and export company handling multi-currency transactions and Letters of Credit, bonding, and grant funding.

International Sales is headed by a medically qualified, highly experienced Export Sales Manager with over 12 years international clinical diagnostic product sales expertise gained with Biotec Laboratories and Lab21 with experience in international markets, having worked with more than 65 different countries, supplying end users, Ministries of Health, Distributors & Agents and NGOs. Together with the Operations Director has built an expanding but solid customer base.

Our Technical department has a long track record in the design and production of a broad range of proprietary medical diagnostic products and are committed to continue to develop new products. We have well established links with UK academic institutions and diagnostic organisations that we work closely with in many areas.

Our collective expertise ensures that our raw material costs are controlled, production activities are streamlined and in accordance to international standards, whilst our finished products are quickly and efficiently dispatched and processed through customs with internationally accepted documentation.

The glass vial and bottle division offers a bespoke design and production service using the latest CAD design systems enabling us to supply custom vials to many government institutions and private companies.

The warehousing, manufacture, packaging, sales, distribution and administration functions of the business are conducted from our premises in Essex, England.

 The Rapid Labs product range is classified into the following product groups:

  • Elisa Kits
  • Rapid Devices & Strip Tests
  • Urinalysis Strips
  • Drugs of Abuse Kits (Urine and Saliva samples)
  • Febrile Antigens
  • Syphilis Screening and Confirmation
  • Rapid Latex Tests
  • ABO Blood Grouping reagents
  • Rhesus Blood Grouping reagents
  • Lectin Blood Grouping reagents
  • Rare Blood Grouping reagents
  • Blood Bank Support Products
  • Chromogenic Dehydrated Culture Media
  • Dehydrated Culture Media
  • Bacteriology, Discs Rings, Supplements, Bacterial Identification

Rapid Labs is a forward thinking organisation that responds quickly to customer feedback creating unique solutions for our customers and market demands.

Rapid Labs is committed to meeting the needs of our customers by supplying first class products manufactured within the framework of the latest internationally recognised standards:

ISO 9001:2008 + ISO 13485:2012

Rapid Labs exports goods to the following countries:

Algeria, Angola, Austria, Bangladesh, Burundi, Chile, Columbia, DR Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia,  France, Germany, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Haiti, Holland, Honduras, Japan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Madagascar,  Mauritius, Mexico, Nigeria, Niger, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia & Montenegro, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Uganda, UK, Vietnam, Yemen and  Zimbabwe.

Rapid Labs is registered to supply the European Union, under the IVD Directive where CE Marked products may be marketed and sold in all member EU States.