NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Agilent has hired five new distributors and added two new service providers in Asia-Pacific markets, the company said today.
Agilent said it has landed distribution agreements for its Bioanalyzer products and its GeneSpring software in Indonesia, India, Korea, Hong Kong, China, and Australia, and has added certified service providers in China and India.
Distributors include Imperial Life-Sciences, Korea Biomics, LnC Bio, Pacific Laboratory Products, and Research Biolabs.
Service providers include Shanghai Bio in China and Genotypic Technology in India.
Chris Tan, Agilent’s director of genomics for the Asia Pacific region, said the area is a “strategic focus” for the company because it “has experienced double-digit growth for the last five years.”
Agilent said it plans to continue to hunt for more service provider collaborations in the region, Tan added.
Financial terms of the agreements were not released.