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GEN News Highlights : Sep 10, 2012

Distribution Deal for Maine’s Fast Protein Array Portfolio

Scienion has been appointed nonexclusive worldwide distributor for the complete line of Maine Manufacturing’s nitrocellulose-coated Fast® protein array products. The line also includes the Fast Quanto micro ELISA arrays with specific cytokine antibody panels, and the Serum Biomarker Chip, a rante of multiplexed immunoassays for measuring key cellular growth proteins, together wtih accessories and comsumables.

Scienion offers systems and services for the contact-free printing of biological and chemical agents for diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, and other applications, including microarray-based analytics. The firm says Maine’s Fast slide portfolio will ideally complement its existing hardware business.

“Scienion, with its cutting-edge non-contact printing technology, is a well-recognized solution provider of lab automation and miniaturization in life sciences,” notes Bill Emhiser, Maine’s president. Maine Manufacturing provides expertise in membranes and surface chemistries. “Our collaboration provides our customers a complete solution for protein analysis.” 

Maine Manufacturing provides expertise in membranes and surface chemistries.

Contract manufacturer Maine is focused on focus on specialty plastic, filtration, membrane and fluid technologies for a range of life science applications, and offers research and development, prototyping, low- to high-volume production, and assembly services.