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Beckman Coulter, Phenomenex Scratch Each Other s Back

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 - Beckman Coulter and Phenomenex today said they will co-market some of each other's technology.

 

Beckman will "recommend" that Phenomenex's columns and technical support be used with its System Gold HPLC platform, while Phenomenex will fold System Gold into its own validation process, the companies said.

 

Phenomenex added that its VWR International unit will sell Beckman's HPLC columns.

 

No other sales or service changes were announced by either company.

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