Rankin Biomedical moves headquarters to 35,000 square-foot facility

This past January, Rankin Biomedical, a family-owned histology laboratory supply company, moved to a new facility with a significantly larger warehouse space. The larger facility has undoubtedly increased workflow and productivity along with allowing the company to store more inventory and efficiently handle growing customer orders.

Rankin started in 1995 in my dad’s garage, and the growth since then has been exponential. We couldn’t be more excited to move into this bigger building. More space and better facilities mean improved storage, workflow, and overall operations. Our goal is to create a better workspace for our team that results in better service for our customers.

Brent Rankin

chief executive officer

Since the move, Rankin Biomedical has been able to operate more efficiently and streamline workflow, ensuring high-quality products with timely deliveries. With more storage capacity, Rankin has been able to maintain higher levels of inventory, providing faster and more reliable order fulfillment for customers. With more space to store goods and better organization, the company has successfully reduced the time it takes to process and ship orders. The larger facility also provides a more comfortable work environment for employees, with more spacious workstations and common areas for collaboration and meetings.

The 35,000-square-foot facility houses a 20,000-square-foot climate-controlled warehouse, 8,000 square feet of office space, and 6,000 square feet of shop space for production and engineering. The facility houses Rankin’s production shop for refurbished equipment, an engineering design and prototyping room, a refrigeration repair room, a depot repair service lab, a show lab for training and demonstrations, a break room, a large conference room, and a large warehouse for distribution.

Rankin Biomedical office space

Most of the office space at Rankin Biomedical is an open floor plan, ideal for collaboration and communication between employees in the sales, marketing, and service departments.

“The move to the new facility is a significant milestone for the company, and as an employee, I feel proud to be part of this exciting time in Rankin Biomedical’s history.”

Brandon Rice | Account Manager

For nearly three decades, Rankin Biomedical has been a prominent player in the anatomic pathology industry. Established in 1995 by Robert Rankin, father of current CEO Brent Rankin, the company has deep-rooted experience. Based in southeast Michigan, with its headquarters situated in Davisburg, Michigan, Rankin Biomedical operates as a privately-held entity, employing a dedicated team of 30 professionals.

In 2022 alone, the company experienced a remarkable 60% growth, a testament to its commitment to excellence. Expectations of continued expansion over the coming years make Rankin Biomedical a promising partner in the industry.

Specializing in serving histology laboratories, the company supplies cutting-edge equipment, consumables, and essential supplies. Additionally, they offer reliable repair services, ensuring seamless operations for their valued customers in the anatomic pathology field.