About us

We aim to be the best when it comes to the improvement of pharmacy automation. We do this by creating state-of-the-art and high-quality products to provide the best value for our customers. We deliver what we promise, in both the performance of our systems and the support we provide.

We are constantly searching for advanced technologies to improve our systems and services. We challenge ourselves to combine our technique, creativity and insights into forward-thinking, efficient and unique systems to improve patients’ lives.

Through smart partnerships we are able to build a strong brand. We travel all over the world to learn from, understand and listen to our customers and to exchange knowledge with our business partners. These co-operations make us better and allow our creativity to thrive.

Our History

Founding of Global Factories

1 May 2018
Founding of Global Factories

2000 – Global Factories is founded by Richard van den Brink. As a mechanical engineer he has a great passion for technique. With Global Factories he wants to bring ideas into actual products.

Launch of the MDM

3 May 2018
Launch of the MDM

2004 – The world’s first machine for pouch verification is introduced. The Medicine Detection Machine is the first reliable and accurate machine for the time-consuming activity of checking medicine pouches. This machine positions GF on the map as the pioneer in medicine verification. The first machine is still in operation today.

Colour inspection of pills

5 May 2018
Colour inspection of pills

2009 – Colour inspection is announced at the Expopharm 2009 in Dusseldorf. To further improve the detection of medicine, we introduce colour detection. With this extra option, pills with the exact same shape can be distinguished from each other.

Launch of the VBM

7 May 2018
Launch of the VBM

2016 – The safe and efficient verification and packing of blister cards is now also available with our revolutionary VBM blister packing machine.

Meet the Team

Every day we work with a diverse group of talented colleagues who support pharmacists and caregivers in their jobs. In our head office in The Hague and our Asian office in Vietnam, we use our knowledge, skills and creativity to develop and manufacture systems for pharmacy automation.

Corporate News

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Our partnerships

In the past years we have established strong partnerships with partners from all over the world. Working together fosters creativity and by leveraging individual strengths, we can develop better solutions and provide better service. Together with strong distributors (such as Omnicell and Mc Kesson) we can support our clients worldwide in the best way. Making sure they can relay on us for product support and service.