Biotage Announces New Australasian Distribution Partnership with Shimadzu

02 May 2016

Uppsala, Sweden, 2 May, 2016 – Biotage (STO: BIOT), a leading global supplier of solutions and technology for analytical, medicinal and peptide chemistry, is pleased to announce a new Australasian distribution partnership with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (Oceania) PTY. Ltd.


Shimadzu is a world-leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation. They develop and manufacture innovative products for laboratories in industry, science and governmental institutions, continuously extending and redefining technological limits. Henceforth their Australian office will distribute the full Biotage product line to Australasian customers.

"Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Oceania is very excited about this partnership with Biotage as it further cements Shimadzu’s goal to partner with global instrument and consumables organisations to provide our customers with complete solutions for all your analytical testing needs. We look forward to working with Biotage to offer high quality sample prep and organic chemistry equipment and consumables which complete our existing portfolio of analytical instruments," says Andrew Duggan, responsible for the Biotage portfolio at Shimadzu.

Biotage aims to accelerate the drug discovery and development process, and to increase knowledge by providing complete solutions for Medicinal and Analytical Chemistry and Process Development. The company aims to be market leading in each of its niche areas.

Biotage would be grateful if all Australasian customers now contact their local Shimadzu branch or sales representative for any inquiries about our products or at any time if you have a question regarding the effective use of instruments or consumables.

For further information visit or call: in Europe +46 18 56 57 10, in North America toll free 1 800 446 4752, in Japan +81 3 5627 3123, other areas please call +46 18 56 57 10.


For further press information from Biotage please contact: James Churchill, Marketing Communications, Biotage GB Ltd. Distribution Way, Dyffryn Business Park, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales CF82 7TS United Kingdom, Tel: +44 (0)1443 811 849 Mobile: +44(0)7875484778 Email:

About Biotage

Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical and medicinal chemistry. Customers include the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic institutes. The company is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, with offices in China, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and a worldwide network of distributors. Biotage is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stock Exchange. 

About Shimadzu

Since 1875, Shimadzu is pursuing leading-edge science and technologies in analytical and measuring instruments including chromatographs and mass spectrometers, medical devices, aeronautics, and industrial equipment.

Shimadzu’s high-level, sophisticated instruments include chromatographs, spectrometers, and elemental and surface analysis systems. We also provide a broad range of high-precision physical testing and measuring technology that is essential for product development and quality assurance. 

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