LI-COR Biosciences and Mandel Scientific Company Inc. Announce Distribution Agreements
November 1, 2008, Lincoln, NE, U.S.A. and Guelph, Ontario, Canada: LI-COR Biosciences and Mandel Scientific Company Inc. announce an agreement to distribute LI-COR biotechnology products in Canada effective November 1, 2008.
"We believe the local presence of Mandel Scientific skilled staff, and knowledge of local market needs will greatly enhance our ability to serve our Canadian customers," says Ron Stolley, LI-COR Biosciences director of international distribution. "Mandel Scientific Company personnel are well equipped, trained, and prepared to care for LI-COR customers with the full support of LI-COR staff who are already familiar with Canadian customers."
Mandel Scientific Company is the largest privately owned scientific company in Canada selling scientific products and instruments. Over the course of four decades, the company has developed a well-earned reputation for providing outstanding customer service. Mandel Scientific is a past winner of Canada's prestigious 50 Best Managed Private Companies Award and has received numerous Best Distributor Awards.
Mandel Scientific Company staff have broad-based technical expertise and questions about product technologies are discussed in the customer's native language. Mandel is noted for providing expedient maintenance and repair service assuring the performance of products purchased by customers. In addition to its primary office, qualified Mandel personnel are located in strategic points throughout Canada. The company's main office is located in Guelph, which is 65km west of Toronto. Mandel Scientific can be contacted at www.mandel.ca and toll free across Canada at 1-888-883-3636.
LI-COR® Biosciences is a leading manufacturer of near-infrared imaging platforms, analysis software, and LI-COR IRDye® infrared dye reagents for genomic, proteomic, and molecular imaging applications. LI-COR pioneered the development of near-infrared fluorescence detection systems for DNA sequencing and today provides systems for drug discovery, protein research, small animal imaging, and undergraduate training. LI-COR instruments for photosynthesis, carbon dioxide analysis and light measurement are recognized worldwide for standard-setting innovation in plant science research and environmental monitoring.
Founded in 1971, the privately held company is based in Lincoln, Nebraska, with subsidiaries in Germany and the United Kingdom. LI-COR systems are used in over 100 countries and are supported by a global network of distributors. More information can be found at www.licor.com.