BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader with a 160-year history of providing best-in-class precision microscopy, electron microscopy (EM) sample preparation and digital micro-imaging solutions, announces a strategic expansion in its market representation in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast regions of the United States.
Angstrom Scientific, Inc., of Ramsey, New Jersey, will be Leica's exclusive distributor for Life Science and Industrial EM Sample Preparation Solutions (ultramicrotomy and nanotechnology) in NY, NJ and PA. Angstrom will also represent the Industrial EM Preparation Solutions on a non-exclusive basis in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT, DC, MD, VA, WV, FL, GA, NC and SC. They will provide expert applications and technology support with the high level of responsiveness our valued customers and soon-to-be customers demand.
"We are excited to be part of the Leica team. The Leica brand and reputation for product quality is unparalleled and we are very pleased that Leica has acknowledged our capabilities and background in the market by appointing us to their distribution network," said Bob Sommerville, CEO of Angstrom Scientific, Inc.
Angstrom Scientific, Inc. has been in business for the last 12 years, supporting and distributing for a number of leading companies in the nanotechnology, materials science and life science markets. For additional information, visit www.angstrom.us.
"We look forward to a close partnership with Angstrom Scientific, along with leveraging the vast experience within their organization. Angstrom will expand our presence in the US market and allow us to provide an even higher level of advanced imaging and sample preparation service and support to our customers," said Lon Nelson, Director of Sales, Microscopy for Leica Microsystems Inc.
For questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact Lon Nelson at 224-628-2467 or AppliedMicroscopy@Leica-Microsystems.com.
About Angstrom Scientific, Inc.
Founders Evan Slow and Bob Sommerville formed Angstrom Scientific in 2004, to focus on providing characterization solutions to nanotechnology researchers. As a distributor and manufacturer's representative serving the Americas, Angstrom Scientific utilizes Evan and Bob's combined 50+ years of experience in scientific equipment applications to help customers acquire the instrumentation that is best suited to their needs.
As a manufacturers' representative, Angstrom Scientific is well positioned to provide not only sales support, but also product marketing support, and customer services including warranty program management, and applications and operator training. We are also set-up to supply spare parts and consumables for the products that we represent.
About Leica Microsystems
Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of micro and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.
Leica Microsystems has seven major manufacturing plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.
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