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Männedorf, Switzerland, May 8, 2012 – Tecan recently invited customers from around Australasia to mark the inauguration of Tecan Australia as a fully owned Tecan subsidiary, with a series of launch events in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. The creation of Tecan Australia reflects Tecan’s uniquely strong commitment to the Australasian market, and will provide customers in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding territories with an even better service, thanks to a new facility in Melbourne and local presence in several major cities. The launch events gave customers an opportunity to discuss their applications and automation issues with Tecan staff and their fellow scientists in a relaxed environment, and proved so successful that Tecan Australia will soon establishing regular user group meetings to keep these valuable communication channels open.
The new Melbourne base houses a comprehensive sales and support organization – complete with a workshop and additional facilities for customer training and demonstrations – and provides additional warehouse facilities and stock levels to quickly support customers in need. Roland Durner, General Manager for Tecan Australia, said: “This is great news for our customers and employees alike. Our new facility, backed by strong operating procedures and with Tecan’s renowned emphasis on regulatory and quality requirements, will help us to improve every element of our business. Our existing team of highly trained sales and support staff will now be even better placed to provide a dedicated service to our customers in research, clinical diagnostics, forensics, and food and agriculture in the region.”
To find out more about Tecan Australia, visit www.tecan.com.au
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Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, and forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2011, Tecan generated sales of CHF 377 million (USD 424 million; EUR 306 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TK: TECN/Reuters: TECZn.S/Swiss security number: 1210019).