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PerkinElmer, Leap Partner on LC, Automation Sales

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer today said that it has entered into a resale agreement with Leap Technologies that will combine the firm's liquid chromatography products with leap's front-end automation systems for mass spectrometry.

Specifically, Leap will incorporate PerkinElmer's ultra high performance liquid chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography technology into its automation systems for sale in the US and Canada.

Among the products included in the arrangement are PerkinElmer's Flexar and 200 Series UHPLC and HPLC, its Chromera and TotalChrom Chromatography Data Systems software packages, and its associated consumables and spare parts. Leap will sell these products along with its own CTC LC-1, HTC, and HTS robotic sample handlers.

Also as part of the agreement, PerkinElmer has the right to offer advanced automation tools from Leap in markets beyond Leap's traditional customer base, including environmental, food safety, and forensics.

Financial and further terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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