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Fluxion Inks Deal with German Distributor

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluxion today said that IUL Instruments will handle sales and service of the firm’s BioFlux research tools for live cell image analysis in drug discovery in Germany and Austria, under an exclusive distribution deal.
 
Königswinter, Germany-based IUL specializes in selling instruments for microbiology, cell biology, and biotech applications, said Fluxion. IUL’s efforts will mark Fluxion’s entry into the German and Austrian markets.
 
Mark Atlas, director of sales for San Francisco-based Fluxion, said that IUL has “strong customer relationships in pharmaceutical and academic markets.”

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