Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and Restek Corporation Announce Distribution Agreement
News Dec 07, 2017
Under the terms of this distribution agreement, SSI will promote and sell Restek consumables throughout its geographic territory, which includes the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Through this partnership, SSI will sell Restek’s extensive line of chromatography supplies and accessories. These include HPLC and GC columns and column hardware, valves, syringes, septa, and vials, as well as reference standards. This will allow customers to simplify their purchasing logistics by being able to source a wide range of consumable items from one vendor.
“Restek is one of the industry’s leaders in providing high-end, trusted consumables to customers, including Shimadzu, throughout the world,” said Jonathan Edwardsen, Consumables Product Manager at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments. “Their level of service and attention to detail mirrors that of Shimadzu, which makes this partnership a win for our customers. We are very pleased to be part of the Restek distributor network and excited about the opportunities this will present us.”
“Shimadzu and Restek have developed a strong working relationship over the years based on both mutual respect and a customer-first focus,” said Rob Freeman at Restek. “Entering this agreement signifies our shared values and will further enhance the valued relationship we have built with Shimadzu, one of the leading brands in the analytical instruments industry.”
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