East Hills, N.Y. (July 2, 2009) -- Pall Life Sciences, a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, received the 2008 Supplier of the Year Award from the European segment of VWR for its commitment to helping VWR provide quality products and services to Europe’s research laboratories. Pall Life Science received this award at VWR’s European Sales Conference in Willingen, Germany. VWR is a global laboratory supply and distribution company with worldwide sales in excess of $3.7 billion. VWR enables the advancement of the world’s most critical research through the distribution of highly diversified products to most of the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as industrial, educational and governmental organizations. Pall Life Sciences is a business of Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL).
A survey of VWR’s European Management, Sales and Marketing employees credited Pall Life Sciences for its comprehensive line of products, its high standards for product performance and its commitment to work with VWR to win new business including holding regular meetings with key VWR sales staff across Europe to ensure both Pall and VWR can deliver what customers need.
VWR also acknowledged that Pall has developed marketing support and research materials that clearly communicate product knowledge and offer detailed technical background for our customers.
Products from Pall Life Sciences that are sold by VWR throughout Europe include:
• Drug discovery: AcroPrep™ and AcroWell™ filter plates, Nanosep®, Microsep™, Macrosep®, and Jumbosep™ centrifugal devices, and Biodyne™, BioTrace™, FluoroTrans® transfer membranes;
• Laboratory bioprocessing: Acrodisc®, VacuCap® and AcroPak™ filtration devices, Minimate ™ Tangential Flow Filtration (TTF) capsules and systems, and venting devices;
• Chromatography media for research for purification of biomolecules (nucleic acids and proteins) and compounds;
• Quality control products for microbial testing that include MicroFunnel™ filter funnels and GN-6 Metricel™ membranes, along with Acrodisc® syringe filters and SolVac® filter holders for analytical sample preparation.
With 150 years of industry experience, VWR offers a well-established distribution network that reaches thousands of specialized labs and facilities spanning the globe. VWR has over 6,500 associates around the world working to streamline the way researchers across North America, Europe, and Asia stock and maintain their labs. In addition, VWR further supports its customers by providing onsite services, storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration and technical services.
“This award, which symbolizes the solid agreement that was established only a few years ago, is attributed to the combined efforts of the Sales, Marketing and Support teams at both companies that are committed to providing the best available products and support services to Europe’s research laboratories,” said Klaus Koch, European Manager, core lab products, Pall Life Sciences.
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the global leader in the field of filtration, separation and purification. Pall is organized into two businesses: Life Sciences and Industrial. These businesses provide leading-edge products to meet the demanding needs of customers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, transfusion medicine, energy, electronics, water purification, aerospace, transportation and broad industrial markets. Total revenues for fiscal year 2008 were $2.6 billion. The Company is headquartered in East Hills, New York and has extensive operations around the world. For more information visit Pall at http://www.pall.com.