KONIK Named as Advion’s Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS) Distributor in Spain, Portugal and many South American countries

February 14, 2013 – Ithaca, NY – Advion, Inc., a leading life sciences Systems and Consumables developer, today announced that a distribution partnership agreement has been signed with the KONIK GROUP of Spain for its expression Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS) systems. The partnership allows KONIK to leverage its 35 year history in scientific instrumentation business and sell, service and support Advion’s CMS systems in Spain, Portugal and South American countries (with the exception of Brazil).

“The expression CMS has seen tremendous growth in its first year, and our strong global distribution network has played a key role in identifying regional scientific research leaders as well as to promote the product in the most valuable and dynamic applications,” says Vijay Gupta, Vice President International Business Development and Support. “We have received significant market pull from Spain, Portugal and South America, and KONIK is a well-respected partner in these areas allowing prospects and customers to have a local support network available to assist them in a timely manner. Konik’s long history in LC, GC and MS innovation, rounded by their recently patented Multidimensional HPLC+GC-MS platform, as well as their superb knowledge of organic and analytical chemistry make them a uniquely qualified partner”.

The distributor partnership agreement allows KONIK exclusive marketing, sales, service and support of the expression CMS systems with added support from Advion’s European team and global staff. Chemists and researchers interested in learning more about the expression CMS in these countries can visit the KONIK website www.konik-group.com.