DKSH signs exclusive distribution agreement for CDS Analytical equipment in Australia and New Zealand
26.04.2012 | DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia Pacific, has successfully reached an agreement to exclusively sell and distribute CDS Analytical equipment across Australia and New Zealand.
The agreement grants DKSH exclusive rights to sell, service, and support CDS Analytical products across Australia and New Zealand. CDS is a leading manufacturer of Gas Chromatography (GC) systems and offers a complete suite of diverse front-end GC equipment. These robust, field-tested products provide the entire range of temperature, heating rate, and multiple step manipulations required by today's most demanding analytical laboratories. Coupled with the recent agreement to distribute SGE Analytical chromatography supplies, DKSH can now provide the chromatography community in the region complete laboratory solutions.
Gary Deger, Marketing Director for CDS Analytical, commented: “CDS Analytical’s international business is growing 20% annually. The cooperation with DKSH in Australia and New Zealand fills a gap in our present sales and service coverage. Knowing the expertise and success of DKSH in Asia Pacific, we are confident in our decision to appoint them as our exclusive distributor and are assured that DKSH will provide us with great support and services in this region.”
Dr. Jim Gonis, General Manager DKSH Business Line Research in Australia and New Zealand added: “DKSH has been chosen for its integrated, tailor-made solutions, its unparalleled distribution network, and the top-notch after-sales service. We are delighted to be partnering with CDS Analytical and proud to represent the proven and quality CDS products in Australia and New Zealand. This agreement further enhances our strong chromatography portfolio where DKSH customers can benefit from the complete range of sample introduction and sample handling options.”
About CDS Analytical
CDS Analytical is a U.S. manufacturer located in Pennsylvania. The company dedicates itself to building specialized injection systems for GS (Gas Chromatography) and GCMS (Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry). Its technologies, including pyrolysis, thermal desorption, purge and trap and headspace, help to expand the traditional applicability of a GC platform by allowing solvent free analysis of organic solids, liquids and trace level volatile organic compounds in any matrix.
CDS Analytical’s products are used in a variety of markets including polymers, paints, forensics, environmental, food, energy and most recently, biofuel research. With over 60% of sales coming from export markets, CDS has dedicated itself to understanding differences in each local market as well as finding strong support organizations within each region.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets.
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