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NanoInk Signs Distribution Deal Covering Japan

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Research Institute of Biomolecule Metrology will distribute NanoInk desktop nanofabrication equipment in Japan, NanoInk's NanoFabrication Systems Division announced today.

Under the terms of the deal, RIBM will distribute equipment including the NLP 2000 System and the DPN 5000 System. Financial and other terms were not disclosed.

RIBM is located in Japan with offices in Tsukuba, Tokyo, and Hiroshima, and specializes in biomolecule metrology, molecular imaging, and food and environmental analysis applications.

"NanoInk's product lines are complementary to our current product portfolio and are attractive to our targeted nano-biotechnology markets," Takashi Morii, director of the Biomolecule Metrology Division at RIBM, said in a statement.

Today's announcement is the latest in a string of similar distribution deals covering NanoInk's nanofabrication technology. Since the late summer, the Skokie, Ill.-based company has inked deals covering the UK, Ireland, Turkey, and parts of the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

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