NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Protein Forest said this week that it has opened a European division headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
The Lexington, Mass.-based proteomics technologies firm said that the new European base will include office space and lab facilities to support sales, product demonstrations, applications development, and collaborative efforts with European partners.
The new UK office is led by European Business Director Robert Marchmont, who joined protein Forest from GE Healthcare. Russell Garlick, president and CEO of Protein Forest, said in a statement that Marchmont would be responsible for setting up dedicated sales and customer support teams and distribution networks within Europe.
Protein forest’s primary products include its ProteomeChip sample prep technology for mass spectrometry-based proteomics and bioinformatics products for mass spec experiments.