We announce the expansion of commercial operations in Brazil to support the Brazilian scientific community's increasing use of mass spectrometry for food safety testing, environmental analysis, academic research, drug development, forensic toxicology and clinical research.
March 12, 2012
SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, today announced its expansion of commercial operations in Brazil to support the Brazilian scientific community's increasing use of mass spectrometry for food safety testing, environmental analysis, academic research, drug development, forensic toxicology and clinical research. This expansion represents SCIEX's increasing investment in Brazil, which is a rapidly emerging leader for scientific advancements in Latin America.
With a growing base of mass spectrometry customers already in Brazil, SCIEX is investing to enhance customer service and support, set up a customer training center in São Paulo and expand the application demo facility with state-of-the-art laboratory products currently not available for demonstration in the country. SCIEX is replacing indirect distribution with a direct model of sales and support within Brazil to create new opportunities for customer interactions, collaborations and innovation.
"SCIEX is a trusted partner with thousands of scientists around the world, including many Brazilian researchers," said Mateus Campos, country manager, SCIEX Brazil. "Our commercial expansion in Brazil is a positive step forward to better enable Brazilian scientists to push the limits of analytical science in their fields. Our working more closely with an increasing number of scientists locally is intended to help Brazil ensure a safer food supply and environment, develop more effective drugs and achieve much-needed biomedical breakthroughs, ultimately improving life for the Brazilian people."
SCIEX has a more than 20-year history of innovation and is a market leader in mass spectrometry. The company has been selling its best-in-class mass spectrometry technologies in Brazil for more than a decade through different channels, including Life Technologies, under the "Applied Biosystems" brand. Going forward, SCIEX is now combining its global resources, scientific expertise and product development leadership under the "SCIEX" brand with a highly qualified, experienced local team in Brazil to support existing and new mass spectrometry users. SCIEX excels by listening to and understanding the ever-evolving needs of its customers to develop reliable, sensitive and intuitive LC/MS/MS solutions that continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis. These solutions consist of a broad portfolio of industry-leading products, including TripleTOF systems, QTRAP® systems and Eksigent LC systems as well as a comprehensive suite of application-specific software and methods. Supporting these workflow solutions are AB SCIEX's world-class service and support.
SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to push the limits in their field and address the complex analytical challenges they face. The company's global leadership and world-class service and support in the mass spectrometry industry have made it a trusted partner to thousands of the scientists and lab analysts worldwide who are focused on basic research, drug discovery and development, food and environmental testing, forensics and clinical research. Follow SCIEX on Twitter @ABSCIEX and on Facebook and LinkedIn
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