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Major Life Sciences Distributorships Merge

Major Life Sciences Distributorships Merge

Kendro Instruments New Zealand, one of this country’s leading laboratory equipment providers, has joined Bio-Strategy Distribution as a member of the Bio-Strategy Group.

Group Managing Director Earl Stevens says this merger establishes Bio-Strategy as a leading supplier of life science and routine laboratory equipment and consumables in New Zealand

“The life science research sector has shown its growth potential in recent years and we are positioned to support that growth through provision of the best technical solutions, technical support and service. Kendro Instrument New Zealand’s exclusive access to market-leading brands of centrifuges and general laboratory equipment complements Bio-Strategy’s leading edge portfolio. This combination truly enables us to source and supply customer requirements for equipment and consumables across a range of budgets and disciplines”.

Charles Lockie, General Manager of Kendro Instruments New Zealand, will continue in this role managing Kendro Instruments New Zealand brands under the Bio-Strategy umbrella. Commenting on the decision to merge, Mr Lockie explains that the high degree of synergy and common visions of the two companies to supply high quality technical solutions made for a merger of like-minds and like-ambitions.

“We have an opportunity to match the growth of the life sciences sector by combining our sales and distribution expertise with Bio-Strategy. Kendro Instruments New Zealand has built a strong reputation in the industry for excellent service and high quality brands in centrifuges and general laboratory equipment and this will now be further strengthened.”

Kendro Instruments New Zealand and Bio-Strategy Distribution are now operating from the same premises in the Albany Business Village with new larger premises nearby already undergoing a refit to better accommodate the company’s growth

To ensure a smooth transition to the new larger entity, both companies have worked to maintain the high degree of customer contact and provision of timely service expected of them in the market.

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