Barkey: Your partner for medical heating technology

Our portfolio includes devices for thawing or heating plasma (FFP), blood and stem cells. Barkey devices are used in more than 60 countries in blood banks, hospitals, research institutes and therapy manufacturing processes.

Heat technology from research to application

As a company, we have been committed to warmth for over 40 years. Originally, the portfolio included products only for hospitals and blood banks designed to prevent hypothermia while keeping the risk of contamination as low as possible. This is one of the reasons why all our products, such as the plasmatherm, use dry-temperature processes.

With further development of therapeutic procedures, especially in life science research for the treatment and cure of cancer, Barkey products have been adapted to the needs of the industry. Our thawing equipment, almost all of which is certified as medical devices, meets high standards and regulations. We ensure a reliable process that is valued in the pharmaceutical industry.

Our goal is to manufacture products that can be used throughout the entire technology transfer, i.e. starting with the first stages of research and ending with standardized application on patients.

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Hospital & Blood Bank

We offer our products for the prevention of hypothermia in hospitals and blood banks with over 40 years of experience. Find out more about the Barkey plasmatherm, our blood and infusion warmers and our warming cabinets.

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Cell & Gene

Our expertise on thawing and warming blood and blood products are adapted to the needs of Cell & Gene therapy research. The Barkey plasmatherm C&G and the Barkey varitherm are precise dry temperature control devices for the development of new cell and gene therapies. These can aid in the treatment of cancer by the activation of the immune system, among others.

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Headquarter in Leopoldshöhe

Barkey GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1980. The company's processes are still controlled from the Leopoldshöhe site today.

To the headquarters


Barkey established a presence and team in the US in 2021 in Cambridge, MA. Along with our service location in Woburn, we want to offer our customers fast, direct and trusted Barkey service.

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Barkey (Shanghai) Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

In 2022 Barkey took another step towards global accessibility and direct local service by establishing Barkey China Electronic Co. Ltd. based in Shanghai, China. With this local office, the customers from Hospitals & Blood Banks and Cell & Gene Research are optimally supported with Barkey products and service.


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