SOURCE: Leica Microsystems, Inc.

June 17, 2011 11:26 ET

Leica Microsystems Announces Direct Operation in North America Gulf Coast Region

Leica Microsystems, a Technology Leader in Microscope and Image Analysis Solutions, Announces a Strategic Transition in Its Market Representation in the Gulf Coast States

BANNOCKBURN, IL--(Marketwire - Jun 17, 2011) - Meyer Instruments will no longer be representing Leica Microsystems as a regional dealer in the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Leica Microsystems will have direct operation and continue a strong presence and responsiveness to this important region of the U.S., offering high-level, professional expertise, and quality products to their valued customers.

Leica Microsystems looks forward to working directly with customers to provide customized, advanced imaging systems for their Life Science Research requirements. For questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact your local Leica Microsystems Research Microscopy Specialist:

Kraig Valadez
North Texas/Ft. Worth, Texas

Lloyd Walker
Dallas, Texas/Oklahoma

Jeff Lovett
Houston, Texas

Nickolas Kocian
Austin/San Antonio/College Station, Texas

Wayne Bouchon
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Leica Microsystems is a leading global designer and producer of innovative, high-tech, precision optical systems for the analysis of microstructures. It is one of the market leaders in each of its business areas: Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy with corresponding Imaging Systems, Specimen Preparation, and Medical Equipment. The company manufactures a broad range of products for numerous applications requiring microscopic imaging, measurement, and analysis. It also offers system solutions for life science including biotechnology and medicine, research and development of raw materials, and industrial quality assurance. The company is represented in over 100 countries with 16 manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries and an international network of dealers. The global management is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.