About ONLINE Engineering inc.


Pioneering industry standards for culture media production for over 30 years

ONLINE Engineering is the leading manufacturer of production equipment for the diagnostic culture media industry. For over 30 years, ONLINE has pioneered and developed methods and features that have become today’s industry standards.  Since 1993 ONLINE has been exporting its products. Today we are serving customers in over 35 countries throughout the world. Our global presence makes us the preferred partner for commercial producers worldwide and our systems are known for top quality, ‘leading edge’ technology and cost-effectiveness.

Our product line is diverse, continually evolving, and focused on improving your end-product quality and quantity demands at decreased labor and material cost. ONLINE is committed to your success, evident through our approach to project management and after sales service. Each customer experience is backed with a team of engineers dedicated to providing you with a level of obligation and attention to detail unparalleled by others in the industry.

As the chosen supplier for the leading commercial producers, we are continually on the forefront of the latest industry trends.

ONLINE is of entrepreneurial origin born from a true belief in helping people to help people.

We are committed to our contribution to a better way of life through our products and fueling growth in research and diagnostics worldwide. We are loyal to our community through job creation and high-level career opportunities for our team members. We are devoted to maintaining our best in class status on all levels including product quality and service to our partners.

A special thank you to our current customers for their patronage and loyalty to ONLINE as a trusted source. We are forever grateful for your partnership.

Serving over 35 countries throughout the world.

ONLINE Engineering, Inc. through the years...

  • 2019 – Expanded product line to include MultiPREP™ media preparators.

  • 2015 – Introduced the first 10-lane petri dish filling machine machine, Model 916. Expanded engineering and service resources.

  • 2012 – Expanded the production line to include the MultiWRAPPER™.

  • 2011 – Introduced the MiniSOLO™ series for small batch petri dish filling as well as MultiTUBE™ test tube filling machine for test tubes and vials.

  • 2006 – Expanded the ONLINE factory building.

  • 2005 – Introduced the MultiDISH™ petri dish filling equipment line, offering increased flexibility with a single system.

  • 2004 – Relocated to Manistique, MI.

  • 2000 – Introduced case loaders and edge printing options for high-speed petri dish filling systems.

  • 1998 – Introduced first "laboratory, small batch" machines; R2-60 contact plate filling machine and the L.A.D. 90mm petri dish filling machine.

  • 1994 – Expanded product line to include Dipslide filling machines and Test Tube filling machines.

  • 1993 – Began exporting standard MultiLANE™ petri dish filling machines for high-volume production of a single type/size petri dish.

  • 1992 – Introduced SOLO™ line of petri dish filling machines.

  • 1991 – Introduced CONTACT PLATE filling systems.

  • 1990 – Opened manufacturing facility for custom machines.

  • 1986 – Began consulting on and designing custom machines.