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Fluidigm Inks Singapore, Thailand Distribution Pact

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm has appointed Research Instruments Pte/RI Technologies as its distributor in Singapore and Thailand.

Under the alliance, Research Instruments will offer Fluidigm's portfolio of BioMark HD, EP1, and Access Array Systems. Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Greg Kent, CEO of Research Instruments, said in a statement that the deal "fits perfectly with our efforts to enable our customers with next-generation genomics technology in Singapore and Thailand."

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