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Phenomenex, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Ink US Marketing Deal

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Phenomenex announced on Tuesday a marketing deal with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments covering Shimadzu's liquid chromatography and gas chromatography systems.

Under the terms of the deal, Shimadzu instruments and Phenomenex columns will be offered together in the US.

Purchasers of Shimadzu's analytical scale HPLC, UHPLC, LC/MS, and GC/GCMS systems will be provided a Phenomenex package that includes a technical consultation to decide which of its columns are best suited for the researchers' purposes. Buyers of Shimadzu's LC systems will also receive a Phenomenex Security Guard cartridge to protect and extend the life of the cartridge, a column selection tool, technical notes, and an application-specific trouble-shooting guide.

GC system buyers will receive a column selection guide and technical notes on GC method development and accessories.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, based in Columbia, Md., is the American subsidiary of Shimadzu.

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