MiTeGen Announces Mutual Distribution Agreements with Rigaku Reagents

Ithaca, NY – July 22, 2015. MiTeGen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography and protein crystallization to academic, pharmaceutical, industrial and government researchers around the world, announced that it has signed mutual distribution agreements with Rigaku Reagents.

“This is a very synergistic partnership for both companies, and we are pleased to expand our product offerings to Rigaku Reagents customers to include MiTeGen products.“ says Angela Criswell, VP, Life Science X-ray Products, Rigaku Americas Corporation. “We also welcome the additional distribution channels for MiTeGen to offer our Wizard Screens and other products. Having MiTeGen as a partner will help ensure that we are able to offer a broad range of product solutions to our customers.

Under the agreements, Rigaku Reagents will promote and sell MiTeGen’s products for crystallization, crystal harvesting, data collection, and other MiTeGen product lines world-wide. These will include products such as MiTeGen's In Situ-1 crystallization plates, MicroMounts™ & MicroLoops™, Reusable Bases, MicroRT™ system and more. MiTeGen will promote and sell the Wizard product lines of matrix screens and other Rigaku Reagent products lines in the US.

Customers can now order Rigaku Reagent products through MiTeGen, and will be able to order MiTeGen products through Rigaku Reagents within the coming month.

“We have had a longstanding and mutually beneficial relationship with Rigaku Corporation in Japan, and are very pleased to expand our partnership with this important agreement with Rigaku Reagents” says Robert Newman, CEO of MiTeGen. “I am sure our customers will be glad to see the addition of the Wizard screens and other great Rigaku Reagents products to our catalog. They will also benefit from the ease of ordering desired products from either vendor.”

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MiTeGen designs, manufactures and distributes products for crystallization, crystallography and X-ray diffraction of proteins, viruses and small molecule/inorganic compounds, and for manipulation and measurement of small samples in cell biology, histology, clinical diagnostics, entomology, archaeology, art restoration and geology. Our customers include academic, medical, pharmaceutical, government and industrial laboratories in more than 40 countries. Founded in 2004, MiTeGen is based in Ithaca, NY.

More information can be found at www.MiTeGen.com