LRIG DC Metro Vendor Information
Hello DC Metro LRIG Vendor.
Thank you for participating in the DC Metro LRIG show scheduled for April 14. Here are some tips and advice that will help make your show successful:
· Items can be shipped to the site to arrive the day before…there are no provisions for site storage. This shipping address is:
ATTN: Debbie Halpin, LRIG Meeting
9600 Newbridge Drive
Potomac, MD 20854
· The Bolger Center has rooms right on campus. We have a discounted rate of $120-$170/night and rooms can be booked by responding back to this email. You will then receive a link on Friday to book your room.
· Please remember that this is a table top show and you will have a standard 2x6 table. Everything needs to be either on your table or behind your table…nothing in the aisle. Please plan your display accordingly and refrain from displaying heavy items that might cause a concern.
· There will be electric available but you will need to supply a power strip and cord
· We are asking vendors to supply door prizes, of a value not to exceed $35. Door prizes will be raffled off to attendees and donors will be announced. Please drop these off at vendor check-in. Appropriate prizes would include company logo merchandise such as hats and shirts, gift cards, gift baskets, and other similar prizes.
· Set up time begins at 1 pm and the event begins at 3 pm. If you should require additional time, please let us know
· We are asking you to assist in the marketing of this event. Please take a moment to send out an invite to your contacts and customers, including the link for the Eventbrite sign-up. Here is an invitation that you can cut and paste.
| ||Art Robbins Instruments, a privately held company, was founded in 2003 by a team with more than 75 years of experience developing high quality products for life sciences. Initial product offerings included the Intelli-Plates and Crystal Phoenix for protein crystallography, which have been enthusiastically adopted by hundreds of laboratories worldwide. The company continues to research and develop new high quality products for protein crystallography, liquid handling and tissue typing for laboratories of all sizes. ARI is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with distributors around the world.|
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Analytik Jena is a provider of instruments and products in the areas of analytical measuring technology, life science, and optoelectronics. Its portfolio includes the most modern analytical technology, complete systems for bioanalytical applications in the life science area, and high-end optical consumer products. Comprehensive laboratory software management and information systems (LIMS), service offerings, as well as device-specific consumables and disposables, such as reagents or plastic articles, complete the Group’s extensive range of products.
| ||Affymetrix, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a pioneer in microarray technology and a leader in genomics analysis. Affymetrix develops and provides innovative technologies that enable multiplex and parallel analysis of biological systems at the cell, protein, and gene level, facilitating the rapid translation of results into biology for a better world. Our extensive portfolio of translational and clinical solutions enables scientists and clinicians to rapidly translate their research into understanding underlying disease mechanisms, identifying biomarkers for personalized medicine, creating novel molecular diagnostic tests, and improving genetic marker-assisted breeding programs in agriculture for human health and wellness. We strive to provide leadership and support, partnering with our customers in their quest to translate biological knowledge into clinical application and routine use. We are proud to be part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, helping to advance our mission to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.|
| ||New tecchnologies like NanoEntek's JuLi Stage Live/Time Lapse cell imaging in your incubator and Arthur Image-based cell counter & cell health; BioChain's AnaPrep for automated DNA & RNA extraction; WellPro automated pippeting; Preddator nanoliter reagent & cell dispensing; Exosome standards, extraction & quantitation; Protein BioSolutions purification & crystallization|
Biosero addresses the automation requirements of daily tasks in laboratories by providing scientists with products and services for completely automated solutions. Products include acoustic dispensing, liquid handling, capping/decapping, microplate sealing, barcode scanning, robotic automation, integration and scheduling software – uniquely designed with the highest level of engineering and performance in mind. We are your premiere resource for laboratory automation and robotics. Our team of automation engineers and applications specialists are strategically located throughout North America, Europe and Asia so that you always have access to local support and consultation.
| ||BMG LABTECH has been committed to producing microplate readers for more than twenty years. By focusing on the needs of the scientific community, the company’s innovative microplate readers have earned the company the reputation of being a technology leader in the field. BMG LABTECH has developed a wide range of dedicated and multi-mode microplate readers for life sciences applications and high-throughput screening. All BMG LABTECH microplate readers are "Made in Germany" and are conceived, developed, assembled, and tested entirely at our headquarters in Germany. Since our establishment in Offenburg, Germany in 1989, BMG LABTECH has expanded to offer a worldwide sales and support network with offices in the USA, UK, Australia, Japan and France. Our subsidiaries, regional offices and distributors are committed to bringing you innovative microplate reader technology with the quality and reliability you expect from a German company. Our staff includes engineers and scientists from the fields of biology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and physics.|
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum, and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing, life sciences, and clean energy. Our technologies, engineering competencies, and breadth of global services provide customers speed to market, high uptime, and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical environments.
Since 1978, Brooks has been a leading partner to the global semiconductor manufacturing market. Through product development initiatives and strategic acquisition, we have expanded our reach to meet the needs of customers in the life sciences industry, analytical and research fields, and clean energy markets. When optimal productivity and high availability are factors for success, customers across the globe turn to Brooks.
DCM BioServices LLC is a biotechnology service provider of life science equipment used in laboratories, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. We specialize in liquid handling equipment and other laboratory automation and customization.
DCM BioServices LLC is focused on providing its customers with superior quality service and support. To develop and maintain a long term partnership with our customers and associates.
| ||Through the years, Gilson’s product focus has moved from specialized instruments for physiological applications to automation instrumentation and chromatography systems for the drug discovery, proteomic, and genomic markets. Today, Gilson manufactures HPLC systems, LC/MS systems, high-throughput robotic workstations, pipettes (including the world renowned PIPETMAN® brand of pipettes), fraction collectors, SPE systems, detectors, injectors, and much more. From liquid chromatography to liquid handling instruments, Gilson delivers high-quality, dependable solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.|
Hamilton Company is a global enterprise with headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Franklin, Massachusetts; and Bonaduz, Switzerland and subsidiary offices throughout the world.
We are an industry leader in the design and manufacture of liquid handling, process analytics, robotics and automated storage solutions. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been meeting customer needs with a combination of quality materials and skilled workmanship that ensures the highest level of performance. Hamilton’s continued commitment to precision and quality has earned the company global ISO 9001 Certification.
Certain research areas such as bio-chemistry and molecular biology are witnessing a downright surge in knowledge. Other fields like pharmacology have increased in significance and are now academic subjects.
Regardless of the field you work in, we are all striving for the same goal: to alleviate and fight diseases, to generate healthier food and to develop new innovative materials... in short: to enhance people’s health and living conditions. You do the research and we provide you with the necessary support.
We are looking forward to an intensive cooperation with you, during which we are going to support you actively and individually. This is what we mean by “Research made easy” – we help you concentrate on your research, with your findings, your company and millions of people worldwide in mind.
| ||IMGEN Technologies is an independent sales and support company for molecular biology and life science product manufacturers. Imgen Technologies is the leading manufacturer representative group in the East Coast for laboratory equipment, reagents, and custom services. We handle sales and support for innovative life science product and service manufacturers. With a combination of equipment, reagents, kits, and custom services, we always have a cutting edge product for the research scientist.Imgen Technologies represents: BMG Multimode Microplate readers | Syngene Gel & Blot Imaging Systems, Densitometry analysis | Automated Western BlotCycler | Automated pipetting station for PCR, serial dilutions|
| ||Labcyte’s award-winning Echo Acoustic Liquid Handling technology revolutionizes life sciences by using sound energy to provide highly accurate, fully automated, non-contact dispensing of fluids for a wide range of applications including cell based assays, genomics, and proteomics. Our innovations have enabled our customers to enhance personalized medicine programs, streamline DNA/RNA diagnostic testing, optimize drug discovery pipelines and accelerate life science research. Labcyte customers have published papers in peer-reviewed journals and received patents that clearly demonstrate discoveries and results that would have been impossible with traditional liquid-handling approaches — at a fraction of the cost. |
| ||Our innovations have enabled our customers to enhance personalized medicine programs, streamline DNA/RNA diagnostic testing, optimize drug discovery pipelines and accelerate life science research. Labcyte customers have published papers in peer-reviewed journals and received patents that clearly demonstrate discoveries and results that would have been impossible with traditional liquid-handling approaches — at a fraction of the cost. |
| ||Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both Diagnostics and Life Sciences laboratories on seven continents. For more than 75 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples' lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and delivering trusted solutions for research and discovery. Beckman Coulter the leading manufacturer of Liquid Handling Automation, Centrifugation, Particle Counting, Flow Cytometry and Genomic Chemistries.|
| ||Bioline develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of specialized bio-research reagents that simplify, accelerate and improve life sciences research.|
| ||Lonza’s Bioscience Solutions business products, services and testing solutions support researchers through their cell biology process, from early research through drug discovery and cell therapy. Our products include primary cells as well as cell culture, transfection and molecular biology tools for life-science research; media used in the production of therapeutics; and endotoxin detection assays to help assure the safety of injectable drugs.|
is the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, a global,
innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery,
development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription
medicines. MedImmune is pioneering innovative research and exploring novel
pathways across key therapeutic areas, including respiratory, inflammation and
autoimmunity; cardiovascular and metabolic disease; oncology; neuroscience; and
infection and vaccines.
| ||PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. Our dedicated team of 8,000 employees worldwide are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues in human and environmental health. Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and expertise, help customers gain greater insights into their science to better protect our environment, our food supply and the health of our families.|
| ||PHENIX Research was founded in 1990 and is recognized as a technical leader in providing outstanding laboratory products at market beating prices. Our core competency and focus is to provide value added solutions to life science researchers in University, Biotech and Government settings. We offer outstanding customer service 8:00am-5:30pm EST and a nationwide direct technical sales force. Our mission is to deliver our customers quality laboratory products from around the world at competitive prices, coupled with superior customer service and technical support. Over nearly 20 years, PHENIX has developed an efficient national infrastructure that allows us to effectively serve the needs of the evolving life science research market. The company fosters a team based corporate culture designed to efficiently serve our customers and to promote and develop the skills, knowledge and creativity of each employee.|
| ||Polyplus Transfection is dedicated in developing and commercializing polymer based transfection reagents, from mammalian cells to in vivo delivery systems (from mice up to clinical trial), from day-to-day transfection work to large scale virus and protein production.Polyplus-transfection® SA is a biotechnology company that develops and sells innovative solutions for the delivery of nucleic acids in research, bioproduction and therapeutics. Located close to the University of Strasbourg in Eastern France, Polyplus-transfection® is ISO 9001-certified since 2002 and supplies its wide range of reagents for the transfection of genes, oligonucleotides and siRNA through a worldwide distributor network.Polyplus-transfection® reagents are involved in a growing number of clinical trials worldwide. In addition, Polyplus-transfection® holds a broad estate of patents and licenses including original methods for therapeutic siRNA delivery.|
| ||Tecan is a leading global provider of automated laboratory instruments and solutions. Our systems and components help people working in clinical diagnostics, basic and translational research and drug discovery bring their science to life.In particular, we develop, produce, market and support automated workflow solutions that empower laboratories to achieve more. Our Cavro branded instrument components are chosen by leading instrumentation suppliers across multiple disciplines.|
10X Genomics Chromium system enables researchers to discover previously inaccessible genomic information at unprecedented scale, including phased structural variants, phased single nucleotide variants, and dynamic gene expression of individual cells—while leveraging their existing sequencing systems and workflows.10x Genomics meets the critical need for long range, structural and cellular information, with an innovative system that transforms short-read sequencing technologies. Our Chromium™ System supports comprehensive genomics and high-throughput single cell transcriptomics. It enables researchers to discover previously inaccessible genomic information at unprecedented scale, including phased structural variants, phased single nucleotide variants, and dynamic gene expression of individual cells—while leveraging their existing sequencing systems and workflows.
| ||Orflo Technologies is a life sciences company developing and marketing powerful yet simple instrumentation to the cell and protein analysis industries. At the core of Orflo’s instrumentation is a patent protected µFlow Cell Cassette. Through the unique combination of impedance (Coulter Principle) and fluorescence based flow Cytometry Orflo’s instruments provide an informative and intuitive window into cell analysis by directly measuring fluorescence and cell volume simultaneously. Next Gen Flow Cytometry, combines cell counting and cell size using the Coulter Principle, with the power of laser based RFP on a cassette with a 10 second read time.|
||Greiner Bio-One International GmbH is an international medical technology company made up of four business divisions. Preanalytics develops innovative collection systems for human and veterinary samples that make the flow of daily routine tasks in hospitals, laboratories or doctors' surgeries simpler and safer. BioScience is technology partner to universities and research organizations, as well as to the diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries. BioScience is a leading supplier of specialist products for the analysis of cell cultures and microplates. Diagnostics specializes in the development of molecular-biological analysis methods. The field of DNA array applications ranges from human diagnostics to food technology. As an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Greiner Bio-One provides solutions in the area of custom-made design developments and production processes for the life sciences and medical sectors.|
| ||We love automation. We design and build innovative robotic systems and laboratory devices used by pharmaceutical and biotech companies and academic research laboratories. HighRes helps scientists accelerate such areas as drug discovery, high-throughput genotyping, siRNA screening, next-generation sequencing sample prep, biorepository science, molecular diagnostics, and more. We offer highly flexible, expandable and modular integrated systems and bench-top devices that are easily configured (and reconfigured) for fast-paced, dynamic laboratories. We are located in Woburn, MA, about 10 miles north of downtown Boston and Logan airport, and conveniently located close to I-93 and I-95 in a state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot facility that houses our offices, assembly area, machine shop, electronics shop, and a showroom in which customers can view demonstrations of our integrated systems, storage devices, instruments, and software.|
| ||At Artel, we take quality seriously—from top management down, from product receiving to product shipping, and from supplier evaluation to customer service. The in-depth communication throughout the organization, the time we invest developing robust, easy-to-use solutions, and our customer-focused approach are all key factors in achieving our high-quality standard. Artel maintains a stringent Quality Management System (QMS) to support efficient company operations and superior product quality. Serving the laboratory community with exceptional products and services since 1982, Artel is the worldwide leader in liquid handling quality assurance.|
| ||BioTek Instruments, Inc. is a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of microplate instrumentation and software used to aid in the advancement of life science research and to facilitate the drug discovery process. Our instrumentation provides rapid and cost-effective analysis to enable sensitive and accurate quantification of a wide range of molecules and cells across diverse applications.We have been in business for over 45 years and are the only dedicated microplate instrumentation company with corporate headquarters and manufacturing in the USA. Our company-wide commitment to quality and value is backed by our superior customer care, technical service centers, scientific application experts and a knowledgeable field sales force.|
| ||Formulatrix was established in 2002 to provide protein crystallization automation solutions. Since then, we've started developing the next generation of liquid handlers using microfluidic technology. Headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, we supply software and robotic automation solutions to leading pharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions around the world. Our team works tirelessly to provide the best products in the industry with support that is second to none.|
| ||IntelliCyt enables rapid and cost effective screening and profiling of physiologically-relevant model systems using cell and/or bead-based assays. Our easy-to-use hardware, software, and reagent systems are optimized to work together to conserve precious samples, use less reagent, and to minimize time-to-answer to enhance productivity and preserve the biology of interest|
| ||PAA Inc (USA) Is a manufacturer that designs and builds a range of precision robotic systems, and automated equipment for laboratory and manufacturing applications. The company started out (under the name of MEKAnize Inc) as a designer of motion control products and then expanded into manufacturing its own robots. The robots are manufactured in-house mainly for the biotechnology and clinical automation markets. Currently the range includes the BiNEDx, KiNEDx, SciNEDx and GX robots and their supporting peripherals. |
| ||ProteinSimple is part of the Protein Platforms division of Bio-Techne (NASDAQ: TECH). We're rethinking protein tools and helping thousands of researchers around the world resolve their protein analysis problems so they can reveal new insight into proteins and their role in disease. Our wide-ranging portfolio of tools includes everything from immunoassay systems that quantify protein expression to systems that probe the structure and purity of protein-based therapeutics. ProteinSimple is now a brand in the Bio-Techne family of brands that includes R&D Systems, Novus Biologicals and Tocris.|
| ||Under the Thermo Scientific brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:TMO), we help scientists meet the challenges they face in the lab or in the field every day. From routine analysis to new discoveries, our innovations help professionals do the science they need to do, the way they want to do it. Our high-end analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.|
|At Panasonic Healthcare, we remain leaders in our industry by ensuring that the quality of our products are maintained. With product and validation services available to you through our extensive network of service experts, you don’t have to worry about getting the proper service for your equipment in a timely manner. To ensure all our products are being serviced and validated appropriately, we also believe in providing education on maintenance and repair to qualified individuals and institutions.|
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