PBS Biotech Signs Exclusive Distributorship with SCRUM for Japan
News May 03, 2013
PBS Biotech makes next generation single-use bioreactors that grow a wide range of cell lines used to develop biological drugs and vaccines. The unique Air-Wheel® mixing system and innovative product design provide maximum operation efficiency with minimal space requirement. PBS Bioreactors are fully scalable from 3 liters to eventually 2500 liters.
“We looked for a partner with the expertise and network to bring the PBS Bioreactors to its customers. We are delighted to work with SCRUM to bring our technology to Japan,” says Brian Lee, President of PBS Biotech.
“There is a continuing trend in the bio industry to adopt single-use bioreactors for both R&D and commercial manufacturing. We are flattered to close a distributor agreement with PBS Biotech and to enter the market with innovative Air-Wheel® bioreactors,” says Toshiaki Shimada, Vice President of SCRUM.
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