WITec Expands Presence in Canada
News Nov 23, 2012
WITec has selected Spectra Research Corporation (SRC) as new sales representative in Canada.
Due to the well-established and very active scientific communities in the country the expansion is a logical step in order to strengthen WITec’s regional presence.
Spectra Research Corporation will further develop WITec’s established presence in the country.
With regard to the WITec range of products in the field of Raman and scanning probe microscopy, Canadian customers will benefit from SRC’s long-term spectroscopy and nanotechnology experience.
“We are delighted to partner with one of the most established suppliers of high technology products in Canada” says Dr. Klaus Weishaupt, WITec Managing Director Marketing and Sales.
Dr. Weishaupt continued, “SRC will serve an increasing market of innovative and highly regarded research facilities and we are confident that our new representative will be well-placed to advise customers on the best microscope solutions for their requirements.”
Paul Greenwood, President of SRC, added, “We are very pleased to be working with WITec in Canada. WITec has a great reputation for innovative Raman/AFM technology, and a legacy of customer satisfaction that is second to none. This addition is a good fit with our focus on Canadian markets that include nanotech, surface science and materials characterization”
Nanoparticles show great promise as diagnostic tools and drug delivery agents. But until now, most nanoparticles had to be injected into the bloodstream because they weren’t absorbed well orally. Now, researchers have modified nanoparticles to improve their uptake in the gastrointestinal tract.