December 03, 2009 09:22 ET

PicoTech Appointed as NanoInk's Distribution Partner for Israel

SKOKIE, IL--(Marketwire - December 3, 2009) - NanoInk Inc., innovators in the field of nanoscale fabrication techniques based on their patented Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®), are expanding their presence in the Middle East and are pleased to announce that they have signed a distribution agreement with PicoTech, who are based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

PicoTech is Israel's leading semiconductor, nanofabrication, process equipment and materials representative. With a team with over 20 years of experience, the company is respected as a stable and reliable partner to its customers, with a demonstrated ability to offer a superior product portfolio and support infrastructure. PicoTech offers its complete suite of sales and after sales support to manufacturers as their extension in Israel.

Nitzan Cafif, CEO of PicoTech, said, "We were interested in adding NanoInk's products and solutions to our portfolio as it helps us with our penetration into the growing biotech and associated markets. We have already received promising enquiries from the local market."

Tom Warwick, GM of Europe and Middle East of NanoInk, said, "I am impressed with PicoTech's interest and dedication. They have already invested in factory training for their principle sales engineer. We have high expectations for a strong partnership together -- the Israeli high tech market, always an early adopter of cutting edge technology, has been looking for solutions in the area of nanofabrication."

To learn more about NanoInk, DPN, its application and instrumentation platforms, please visit For PicoTech, contact

About NanoInk:

NanoInk, Inc. is an emerging growth technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life science and semiconductor industries. Using Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®), a patented and proprietary nanofabrication technology, scientists are enabled to rapidly and easily create nanoscale structures from a wide variety of materials. This low cost, easy to use and scalable technique brings sophisticated nanofabrication to the laboratory desktop.

Located in the new Illinois Science + Technology Park, north of Chicago, NanoInk currently has over 140 patents and applications filed worldwide and has licensing agreements with Northwestern University, Stanford University, University of Strathclyde, University of Liverpool, California Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For more information on products and services offered by NanoInk, Inc., see

NanoInk, the NanoInk logo, Dip Pen Nanolithography and DPN are trademarks or registered trademarks of NanoInk, Inc.

Contact Information

  • NanoInk contact:
    Tom Warwick
    +44 1223 894173

    Media contact:
    Jezz Leckenby
    +44(0)1799 521881