BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader with a 160-year history of providing best-in-class precision microscopy and digital micro-imaging solutions, announces a strategic expansion in its market representation for government and forensic accounts in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.
John Ossi of Germantown, Md. will represent Leica microscopy solutions for forensic and government agency customers in the region. John will provide expert applications and technology support with the high level of responsiveness that Leica's valued existing and prospective customers demand.
"I am incredibly excited to once again be working with Leica to provide superior imaging solutions to the finest scientists in the region, and I look forward to applying my knowledge of microscopy and digital imaging technology to help improve results for our customers," says Ossi.
Ossi holds a MS in Geology from the University of Maryland. Since 1985, he has worked for Leica, Leica dealers, digital camera and imaging analysis software companies. He has also provided microscopy instruction for the ATF, FBI and the Smithsonian Institution. Ossi has a history of providing creative imaging solutions fulfilling the unique needs of forensic, art conservation and industrial microscopy clients.
"We are very excited to join forces with John. His sales and application knowledge and experience are second-to-none, and as a Sales Agent he will allow us to provide an extremely high level of service and support to our customers. I have personally worked with John for several years and am positive he will be a huge asset to our mid-Atlantic team," said Lon Nelson, Director of Sales, Microscopy for Leica Microsystems Inc.
For questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact Lon Nelson, Director of Sales – Microscopy, at 224-628-2467 or AppliedMicroscopy@Leica-Microsystems.com.
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. The company 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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