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NEXUS Biosystems, Inc. Completes Acquisition of REMP Sample Management Business From Tecan


9/8/2010 12:17:46 PM

POWAY, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXUS Biosystems, Inc., a leading innovator and worldwide provider of automated sample management systems, today announced the completion of the acquisition of REMP AG of Switzerland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tecan Group.

NEXUS announced on July 15, 2010 that it would acquire Tecan's worldwide REMP Sample Management business. REMP is a leading global provider of sample management systems and related sample management devices, instruments, consumables and software. With this acquisition, NEXUS will be adding to its current operations in the United States and Germany the REMP operations in Switzerland, Germany, Japan and the United States. REMP provides additional R&D, manufacturing, sales and customer support operations in Switzerland and direct sales and customer support in Kawasaki, Japan.

John Lillig CEO of NEXUS Biosystems, commented: "Both REMP and NEXUS have been strong innovators and leaders in the growing global automated chemical and biological sample management markets. Together, with our new REMP colleagues, we look forward to continuing to provide leading sample management solutions to our biopharmaceutical, biorepository, diagnostic, forensic, agrochemical and genomic research customers around the world. The combined NEXUS-REMP resources will strengthen our overall capabilities with expanded first-class service and support for our worldwide customers and a growing pipeline of new product offerings for the growing global sample management community."

About NEXUS Biosystems:

NEXUS Biosystems (www.nexusbio.com) is a leading innovator and worldwide provider of enabling technologies and automated sample management systems for pharmaceutical, biotech, biorepository, agrochemical and related research institutions worldwide. NEXUS products include the NEXUS Universal Store family of automated ambient, -20 degrees C and -80 degrees C chemical and biological sample management systems, the REMP SSS, MSS and LSS family of automated ambient and -20C chemical and biological sample management systems, devices and sample storage containers, the Aurora line of high performance microplates, the NEXUS XPeel microplate de-sealer, and the NEXUS Crystal Farm line of protein crystallization systems. NEXUS was founded in 2005, is headquartered in Poway, CA, has subsidiaries in Oberdiessbach Switzerland, Munich Germany, and Kawasaki Japan, and distribution offices throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

www.nexusbio.com

SOURCE NEXUS Biosystems, Inc.


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