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Link Technologies Signs China Distribution Deal

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Link Technologies today announced that it has signed on Zirench Technology to be its distributor in China.

Zirench is based in Dalian City, China, and is the firm's first Asian distributor. Bellshill, Scotland-based Link said that it plans to sign multiple distribution agreements in the Far East.

"We are working hard to effectively deliver our products to customers in research and industrial institutions in Asia and other parts of the world, where easily accessible local support and expertise is very important," Link Technologies CEO John Bremner said in a statement.

Link sells specialty reagents for oligonucleotide synthesis and modification.

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