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Kendro Laboratory Products, LP Introduces New Rhombix Vision 750i Storage Systems At ACA


10/19/2005 5:09:00 PM

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendro(R) Laboratory Products announces the latest additions to the Rhombix(TM) Series, the Rhombix Vision AS750i and CS750i storage systems. These systems provide affordable ambient or incubated storage and imaging of up to 1,200 crystallization plates, as well as the smallest footprint incubated imaging and storage available with this capacity. The systems are based on the industry-acclaimed Rhombix Vision workstation imaging technology combined with state-of-the-art high throughput protein crystallization systems. The AS750i and CS750i systems provide the unique capability of being reconfigured in the laboratory between SBS and Linbro format plates. Kendro will debut these systems at the annual meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA) in Chicago on July 17-21, 2004.

"The new Rhombix Vision systems are our response to a rapidly growing market for combination hardware and software solutions in protein crystallization," said Stefan Betz, Kendro's Global Product Manager. "Drug discovery companies are clearly demanding tools that allow them to conduct experiments and collect large amounts of data from experimental results. The Rhombix Series will continue to deliver market-leading products that dramatically shorten drug development cycles."

The Rhombix Series of products covers all aspects of the protein crystallization process. The fully integrated Rhombix OPUS utilizes industrial-scale automation, robust liquid handling and flexible plate storage and imaging components to automate the entire crystallization process. Rhombix Screen automates the design and building of crystallization screens, as well as the assembly of crystallization plates. Rhombix Vision automates the storage and imaging of crystallization plates, providing consistent imaging of each plate and taking the drudgery out of examining each well manually.

All Rhombix products are controlled and integrated by the Centrix Automation Engine, a proprietary database-driven automation and informatics platform that runs on either Microsoft SQL or Oracle databases. The Centrix Engine is unique in that it uses a common database to store automation protocols and experimental data.

The Rhombix(TM) Software Suite is a comprehensive package of software tools for controlling the automation of the Rhombix products as well as collecting and analyzing large amounts of crystallization experimental data. The software, written from the ground up in conjunction with leading crystallographers, is intuitive and specific for protein crystallization.

About Kendro(R) Laboratory Products:

Kendro Laboratory Products is a global leader in products and services for Life and Materials Science, Drug Discovery and Bioprocessing. With world-renowned brands including Jewett(R), Heraeus(R), Revco(R) and Sorvall(R), Kendro designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of equipment for sample storage, preparation and processing. Kendro Laboratory Products, a unit of SPX Corporation, employs more than 1500 associates around the world. The company serves its customers through an extensive network of direct sales, distribution partners and service representatives in over 150 countries.

North American customers call: 615-263-9406

Kendro Laboratory Products

CONTACT: North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, Scott Place,+1-919-484-4184, or mobile, +1-919-271-5788, or splace@maverickmarketing.com ,for Kendro Laboratory Products; or Europe, Middle East and Africa, NicoleTrageser, Marketing Communications Specialist of Kendro Laboratory Products,nicole.trageser@kendro.spx.com


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