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Denator, Westburg Ink Distribution Deal

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Swedish sample prep firm Denator today announced a distribution agreement with Westburg covering the Benelux region.

Under the agreement, Westburg, based in the Netherlands, will become the sole distributor of Denator's Stabilizor system and accessories. The system uses heat-activation technology to stabilize tissue samples and decrease the risk of sample degradation.

Other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Olof Sköld, CEO of Denator, noted in a statement Westburg's 20 years as a distributor of life science and diagnostic products.

"Their focus on providing innovative, high quality products supported by knowledgeable staff and excellent service makes them an ideal partner in the Benelux," he said. "This region contains many outstanding academic institutions and biopharmaceutical industries that can benefit from our unique heat-stabilization technology."

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