IPSWICH, Mass., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Biolabs (NEB), a world leader in the production and supply of reagents for life science research, announces that it has signed exclusive distribution agreements with BIOKE, based in the Netherlands, and Imperial Life Sciences (ILS), based in India.
BIOKE, a Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Europe BV company, is located in Leiden, the Netherlands, and serves Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemborg. BIOKE supplies reagents for signal transduction, cell culture, molecular biology and laboratory equipment. ILS is a biosupplier company based in Gurgaon, India that currently supplies reagents and instrumentation for genomics, proteomics, cell biology and imaging. By signing agreements in these two regions, NEB's distribution network now extends to 39 companies worldwide.
"NEB maintains an extensive global distribution network to afford our customers efficient access to our high quality reagents throughout the world," states Dr. Peter Nathan, Director of Global Business Development at NEB. "Collaborations with companies such as BIOKE and ILS further strengthen our ability to support the needs of our customers, through their service capabilities, including both ease-of-procurement and excellent technical support."
Established in the mid 1970's, New England Biolabs, Inc. is the industry leader in the discovery and production of enzymes for molecular biology applications, and now offers the largest selection of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research. NEB continues to expand its product offerings into areas related to PCR, gene expression, sample preparation for next generation sequencing, cellular analysis, epigenetics and RNA analysis. Additionally, NEB is focused on strengthening alliances that enable new technologies to reach key market sectors. New England Biolabs is a privately held company headquartered in Ipswich, MA, and has extensive worldwide distribution through a network of exclusive distributors, agents and five subsidiaries located in Canada, China, Germany, Japan and the UK. For more information about New England Biolabs, visit www.neb.com.