Gold Standard Diagnostics Expands ThunderBolt® Laboratory Automation Platform International Sales and Marketing Network  
3/19/2013 9:28:41 AM

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold Standard Diagnostics, Corp. (GSD,, a leading manufacturer and marketer of clinical laboratory instrumentation and assays for the in vitro diagnostics market, today announced it has established distribution partnerships for the ThunderBolt® Automated Immunoassay Analyzer in 18 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East since the official global launch in early 2012. ThunderBolt® sales in the U.S. market also continue to grow as laboratories recognize the powerful and seamless automation solutions that Gold Standard Diagnostics offers. Mature and emerging markets alike have responded to the comprehensive suite of fully automated features that the compact and cost-effective ThunderBolt® offers. As a result, the global sales and marketing network has grown substantially over the past year. Established markets, such as those in Europe, have widely accepted the ThunderBolt® with installations in Germany, Spain, Finland, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. Additional countries with installed units include South Korea, Mexico, Vietnam and Puerto Rico. Distribution partnerships and sales in China, Brazil, India and Canada are also imminent.