Life Science

Market Leading Life Science Automation 

OakRiver Technology has emerged as an industry leader through: 

  • Customer-first focus
  • Flexibility & responsiveness
  • Frequent & open communication
  • Fast-paced culture, which fosters top talent
  • Extensive experience in automating a wide range of processes
  • Renowned technical innovation resulting from engineering talent

PaR specializes in the development and manufacture of high-end, automated life science equipment, including medical device assembly and assembly solutions for other high-tech industries. We have extensive experience automating a wide range of processes and understand the requirements of manufacturing in regulated industries.

Leading edge technology is the foundation of our key capabilities and core competencies. In addition, we continue to develop the next innovative technologies for medical device automation and other high-tech applications, further enhancing the life science manufacturing possibilities available to you.
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  • Surface Preparation: Cleaning and Coating
  • Labeling
  • Capping
  • Stitching
  • Small Parts Handling
  • Inspection and Testing
  • Automation Consultation 


  • Dip Coaters
  • DL1000 Durability & Lubricity Test System
  • CO2 Compact Lasers
  • Custom Laser Platform

 Market Segments:

  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical
  • BioTech
  • Diagnostic

The OakRiver Way

Just as important as our technical experience, is our process. With our ISO 9001 and 13485 certifications serving as the groundwork to our quality system, we have a rigorous and structured approach to our project management process. Each project is managed using design controls to ensure that the system is engineered to meet your specifications and satisfies the intended use. Communication, documentation, collaboration; these strengths combine to provide you the type of experience and results that exceed your expectations.

Our significant experience, robust quality processes and strong industry reputation help provide the confidence that you look for in a medical device automation partner. Our history of over a thousand successful projects is not enough, continuous improvement is key. Simple, yet impactful, customer feedback helps define our continuous improvement process and drives our efforts.


From start-ups to Fortune 500's, from semi-automated table top systems to fully automated continuous flow machines, and from conceptualization to the production validation, OakRiver works closely with you to develop the right solution for your business and manufacturing needs. Our understanding of the requirements in regulated industries has proven critical to a project's overall time and cost. We offer the following types of automation-related services:

Testing and Development Solutions for Medical Device Applications

PaR offers an a state-of-the-art technology and development lab at our facility, ideal for testing and development of custom engineered solutions unique to your application and challenges. This is perfect environment for testing robotic solutions to solve your manufacturing challenges. 

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State-of-the-art Facility

Our state-of-the-art facility provides clean, flexible spaces with a priority on ensuring customer confidentiality. We have a Class 10,000 clean-space for particulate-sensitive systems. We also offer a laser test station and a comprehensive vision lab for timely development of critical laser and inspection processes.

It's not just about delivering a piece of equipment, in many cases we share the passion for the impact that our automation solutions have on people's lives. Today, we continue to build on our tradition and look forward to solving your unique challenges.

Our founding quality policy is simple:
Delivering on Our Commitments.

Today, we continue to build on our tradition and look forward to solving your unique challenges. We're available seven days a week, every day of the year.

OakRiver Technology, a PaR Systems Company
640 Hayward Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128

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