Leica Microsystems Announces Direct Operation in North America - Pacific Northwest Region

Jul 05, 2012, 13:24 ET from Leica Microsystems

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader in microscope and image analysis solutions, announces a strategic transition in its market representation in the Pacific Northwest states.

Leica Microsystems distributor Bartels and Stout will no longer be representing the company as a regional dealer in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

Leica Microsystems will have a direct sales and service operation and continue a strong presence and responsiveness to this important region of the U.S., offering high-level, professional expertise, and quality products and services to their valued customers. 

"We look forward to working more closely with our customers to provide customized, advanced imaging systems for their life science research instrumentation requirements," said Douglas Reed, Vice President, North American Life Science Division.

For questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact your local Leica Research Microscopy Specialist:

Anthony Cooke         

W Washington                  


Anthony Cooke (Temporary, Pending New Hire)   



Sheldon Stanford        

E Washington, Idaho, Alaska  


John Jordan (Confocal Applications Specialist)       


David Marr (Digital Pathology Specialist – Clinical Research)       


Andy Lee (Digital Pathology Specialist – Clinical Pathology)          


James Nerpel (Western Area Sales Manager)                


Leica Microsystems is a leading global designer and producer of innovative, high-tech, precision optical systems for the analysis of microstructures. It is one of the market leaders in each of its business areas: Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy with corresponding Imaging Systems, Specimen Preparation, and Medical Equipment. The company manufactures a broad range of products for numerous applications requiring microscopic imaging, measurement, and analysis. It also offers system solutions for life science including biotechnology and medicine, research and development of raw materials, and industrial quality assurance. The company is represented in over 100 countries with 16 manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries and an international network of dealers. The global management is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.

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