Automated processing systems have many benefits, including speed, processing technology, and cost-savings. While automated processing technology entered the cord blood sector in 2006, not all cord blood banks have been converted ten years later.
Introduction to Automated Cord Blood Processing, Led by Cesca’s AutoXpress (AXP) System
In the United States, most cord blood banks have incorporated the technology, but in other regions of the world, the transition has been slower. Furthermore, there has also been a strategic advantage observed among to the companies that switched over sooner, as it has allowed for resources within these companies to gradually be reallocated toward other efforts, including toward relationship-building with Obstetricians, into the education of expectant parents, and toward sales and marketing budgets.