Proquinorte is a laboratory material and equipment distribution company founded in 1965, Proquinorte is a company specialized in the global supply of laboratory equipment.

In its sector, Proquinorte is considered one of the leading distribution companies in all of Spain. From basic equipment, general consumables, specific for chromatography or products for molecular biology and chemical reagents, to the assembly of turnkey furniture and clean rooms.

We are an organization focused on the client and aimed at all types of sectors: hospital, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, water analysis, petrochemical, research centers, universities and industrial organizations in general. Proquinorte, with a workforce of more than 30 people, is located in the Bizkaia Technology Park, in Zamudio. With more than 1,000 m2 of surface, Proquinorte is fully prepared to face its strategic expansion plan throughout the Spanish territory.

  • Patxi Xabier Gaztelu founded Proquinorte in 1965 as a distributor of laboratory material, to provide concrete solutions to customers in the steel and chemical industry in the Basque Country.

  • In 1979, with the University Law, the company was introduced in Universities throughout the country.

  • 1990 The distribution agreement is signed with Hewlett Packard (now Agilent) for the GC and HPLC chromatography branch. This allows entry mainly into pharmaceutical clients.

  • 1992 Launch of the GLM laboratory furniture line.

  • 2002 The Molecular Biology business line is opened by Applied Biosystems.

  • 2005 Proquinorte signs a distribution agreement with LLG, the largest laboratory material purchasing center in Europe.

  • 2012 The business line for the transfer of equipment in public hospitals for cancer diagnosis is opened.

  • 2013 Xabier Gaztelu takes the reins of the company, establishes a very wide commercial network in all the communities of Spain.

  • 2015 The clinical business is expanded to Oncology, Hematology, Microbiology and Genetics services.

  • In 2020 Proquinorte is established as the main provider of PCR for COVID diagnosis in Spain, entering the business of clinical diagnosis in microbiology.

  • In 2021 a delegation opens in France and Portugal.

Nueva Sede Parque tecnológico Zamudio

Nueva sede Zamudio Technology Park, Building 208

Antigua sede Bilbao

1st headquarters, Alameda Urquijo, Bilbao