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SCHOTT and Applied Microarrays Establish Distribution Partnership for NEXTERION? Products in the US and Canada

Post Time:Jan 24,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:77

SCHOTT and Applied Microarrays, Inc. have established a partnership for the distribution of SCHOTT NEXTERION® products in the North American market. The new partnership will expand the availability of high quality coated and uncoated glass substrates for DNA and protein microarrays, as well as other life science applications.

Starting January 21, 2013, Applied Microarrays, Inc. will manage any new inquiries, orders, technical questions, or support needs of biotech and life sciences customers in the U.S. and Canada for NEXTERION® products. The team at SCHOTT NEXTERION® will continue to support customers in North America together with Applied Microarrays, Inc.

This agreement blends the expertise of SCHOTT NEXTERION®, a leading manufacturer of high-quality coated and uncoated glass substrates for the biotech and life science markets, and Applied Microarrays, Inc., provider of microarray solutions, to address the needs of microarray and other life science market customers in the U.S. and Canada.

“With its know-how in microarray applications as well as its existing market presence and sales services, Applied Microarrays will help us provide our customers with easy access to our products, and at the same time they will receive dedicated support and superior service,” said Marcel Fischer, Product Manager for SCHOTT NEXTERION®.

SCHOTT NEXTERION® is a division of SCHOTT Technical Glass Solutions GmbH (TGS), which maintains core competencies in the development, production, and processing of high quality special glass.

“SCHOTT NEXTERION® products are well-known for their high quality and strong technical support,” remarked Andrea Bly, Product Manager for Applied Microarrays. “Through this new partnership, we’ll work to expand applications support for these products to better address diagnostic and life science customers’ needs.”

Product overview and ordering details are available on Applied Microarrays, Inc.’s website (

About SCHOTT North America

SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, solar power, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in all major markets. Its workforce of around 17,000 employees generated worldwide sales of $4 billion (approximately 2.9 billion euros) for the 2010/2011 fiscal year. About Applied Microarrays Inc. Applied Microarrays (AMI) is a contract manufacturer of DNA and protein microarrays under ISO 9001 & 13485 certification. AMI supports customers world-wide in the life sciences and diagnostics markets, since acquiring the microarrays assets from GE Healthcare in 2007. For further information on AMI visit .

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