Ithaca, NY, August 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Mitegen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography and protein crystallization to academic, pharmaceutical, industrial and government researchers around the world, announced that it has signed an agreement with AP Innovations to distribute their first product, the Quick Puck Loader.
The agreements set the framework to allow Mitegen's large worldwide customer base easy access to AP Innovations product. The Quick Puck Loader aids in the speed and precision of loading Rigaku's ACTOR-Magazine style pucks.
"AP Innovation Inc is very proud to work with Mitegen, the mutual distribution agreement will help both companies grow our collective presence in protein crystallography field," says Aiping Dong, Director of AP Innovations. "The agreement will expose AP Innovation’s products to the vast customer base of Mitegen."
Customers can see a video of the tool in use, and order the Quick Puck Loader, through Mitegen immediately via this web page http://mitegen.com/mic_catalog.php?c=QuickPuckLoader1
“High-quality products that increase customer efficiency and effectiveness fits very well in Mitegen's distributed product line-up,” says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen. “The Quick Puck Loader is a great innovation that aids in loading pucks quickly and reduces the potential for mis-alignment and reduces the risks of damaging crystals during loading.”
Mitegen and the Quick Puck Loader, will be at booth 55 at XXII Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr2011) in Madrid, Spain, August 22-30.
AP Innovation has a core expertise in the crystallization of proteins and protein crystal diffraction. All of our products are centered in and around crystallization of biological macromolecules and crystal manipulation tools. AP innovation was founded by Life Science professionals who understand technology and the needs of researchers. AP Innovation Inc based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
More information will be available soon at: www.apinnovation.ca
Mitegen designs, manufactures and distributes products for crystallization, crystallography and X-ray diffraction of proteins, viruses and small molecule/inorganic compounds, and for manipulation and measurement of small samples in cell biology, histology, clinical diagnostics, entomology, archaeology, art restoration and geology. Our customers include academic, medical, pharmaceutical, government and industrial laboratories in more than 40 countries.
Founded in 2004, Mitegen is based in Ithaca, NY.
More information can be found at www.mitegen.com.