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Agilent Expands Distribution Capability in Europe

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Agilent Technologies selected eight new distributors for its test and measurement products in Europe, the company said today.
 
Under the terms of the agreements, these distributors will be the exclusive suppliers for the products in their respective regions.
 
The company appointed Austria's Elsinger Electronic Handel, France's Francaise d'Instrumentation-Distrame, Germany's Datatec, Switzerland's Distrelec, and the UK's FarnellInOne, a division of Premier Farnell UK. FarnellInOne will also cover all European catalog sales.
 
For Italy, Agilent selected Gould, Sistemi, and Pansystem. Elfa will cover Sweden, Finland, and Denmark.
 
The local operators will initial supply customers with Agilent's range of basic power supplies, bench digital miltimeters, connectivity solutions, and the 3000 series of oscilloscopes.

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