- Extends Successful Existing Distribution Agreement for the Americas -
- The Agreement for Europe Will Ensure Researchers Can Easily Access ZyGEM's Growing Line of DNA Extraction Kits -
- ZyGEM's Technology Enables Lower-Cost DNA Extraction and Is Ideally Suited to Automation and High-Throughput Applications -
SOLANA BEACH, Calif., and HAMILTON, New Zealand, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ZyGEM Corp. Ltd. and VWR International Europe bvba today announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive distribution agreement for ZyGEM's innovative DNA extraction kits in Europe. VWR has been distributing ZyGEM's DNA extraction kits in North America and South America since November 2008. Under the terms of the new agreement, VWR will have the rights to distribute ZyGEM's DNA extraction products to the life science research, forensic, agriculture and animal health markets throughout Europe. VWR, a global laboratory supply and distribution company with worldwide sales of $3.5 billion, enables the advancement of the world's most critical research through the distribution of a highly diversified product line to most of the world's top pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as industrial, educational and governmental organizations.
"ZyGEM's DNA extraction technology represents a breakthrough in simplicity, cost-effectiveness, speed and accuracy, and we are delighted to extend our existing agreement with VWR to make these versatile kits readily available to researchers in Europe," said Paul Kinnon, CEO of ZyGEM. "We are very pleased with VWR's success to date in distributing our DNA extraction kits to multiple end-user markets in the Americas. We believe the simplicity and cost advantages of our DNA extraction technology are potentially transformative, and we expect that greater access to our kits in Europe will facilitate the growing use of genetic analyses in diverse applications."'/>"/>
|SOURCE ZyGEM Corp. Ltd.|
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