Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > BioForce Nanosciences’ Distributors Help Company Set Sales Record in Fourth Quarter

Abstract:
Distributors Sell Flagship Product Nano eNabler in Europe and Japan

BioForce Nanosciences’ Distributors Help Company Set Sales Record in Fourth Quarter

AMES, IA | Posted on January 14th, 2008

BioForce Nanosciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: BFNH), a producer of integrated biological and mechanical systems for life science researchers at the micro and nano scales, today announced that its overseas distributors' sales success helped the Company set a new sales record of its flagship product, the Nano eNabler™, in the fourth quarter of 2007.

The Nano eNabler is being used by customers for a variety of research activities, with two key areas being cell biology and biosensor development. The Nano eNabler's ability to deposit miniscule quantities of biological materials reproducibly and with extremely high precision allows researchers to create novel experimental systems and tests in areas such as cancer diagnostics and treatment and rapid detection of biological agents.

Overseas distributors accounted for 4 of the of 5 Nano eNablers BioForce sold in the fourth quarter of 2007, for a total of 11 sold to research entities around the world since inception in 2006. In addition, it has placed 20 units in research institutes, 18 of which are in North America, for a 12-month free trial period, and these have already begun to convert to sales, accounting for 2 of the 11 sold. Management believes that most will convert to sales by the end of 2008.

The BioForce distributors operate outside the US, which is already serviced by the BioForce in-house sales team. By building a network of global distributors, the management of BioForce believes it can meet the needs of the global life sciences market without the overheads required by establishing its own sales team on every continent. In 2008, the Company intends to increase the number of distributors with whom it works to expand its geographical coverage.

Kerry Frey, BioForce's President and Chief Operating Officer, said, "We are extremely pleased with the performance of our distribution network overseas. It takes a dedicated effort to sell a specialized product like the Nano eNabler system, but our highly trained distributors have proven up to that task. Additionally, we have done demonstrations in various countries, most recently in Thailand, so that our distributors can show potential clients the Nano eNabler in action. This caters to the scientific community's desire to have hands-on experience of a device before committing research funds toward a purchase."

Frey continued, "In the UK, we work with Windsor Scientific, and they sold a Nano eNabler to the Department of Chemistry at the University of Wales in Bangor, Wales. Earlier in the year, Windsor sold another unit to the University of Limerick in Ireland.

"On the Continent, we are fortunate to be working with NanoAndMore GmbH, which sold a unit in Spain to CEEI in Barcelona, and another in Germany to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg. In Japan, Meiwafosis is our distributor, and they sold a unit to an influential national research institute in that country.

Frey concluded, "This overseas distribution network is a vital component of our platform for sales growth that will complement our American in-house operation effectively. They have proved (proven?) that the product is in demand around the world and that they can successfully sell it. We now have distributors in not only the UK, Germany and Japan but also in China, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Taiwan and Vietnam. As 2008 progresses, we expect to add further distributors in Canada and Latin America, and we expect our sales to increase significantly over 2007's results."

####

About BioForce Nanosciences Holdings, Inc.
BioForce Nanosciences creates products and solutions for the life sciences by integrating biological and mechanical systems at the micro and nano scales. BioForce’s flagship product, the Nano eNabler™ molecular printer, gives the Company and its customers a platform for development and discovery by printing tiny domains of biological materials on surfaces with nanometer special precision. BioForce technology is being used in areas such as biosensor functionalization; pattering and cell adhesion; and the printing of proteins to guide neural cell growth. For more information, visit www.bioforcenano.com or call 515-233-8333.

This news release contains forward-looking information that may be affected by certain risks and uncertainties, including those risks and uncertainties described in BioForce Nanosciences' most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. BioForce Nanosciences' actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking statements. BioForce assumes no duty to update these statements at any future date.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
BioForce Nanosciences Holdings, Inc.
Gregory D. Brown, 515-233-8333 ext# 118
Chief Financial Officer

or
Porter, Levay & Rose
Marlon Nurse, VP – Investor Relations
Jeffrey Myhre, VP – Editorial
212-564-4700

Copyright © Business Wire 2008

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals July 24th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime July 24th, 2014

Deadline Announced for Registration in 7th Int'l Nanotechnology Festival in Iran July 23rd, 2014

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos July 23rd, 2014

Announcements

Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals July 24th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime July 24th, 2014

Deadline Announced for Registration in 7th Int'l Nanotechnology Festival in Iran July 23rd, 2014

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos July 23rd, 2014

Tools

Hysitron is Awarded TWO R&D 100 Awards for Highly Innovative Technology Developments in the Areas of Extreme Environments and Biological Mechanical Property Testing July 23rd, 2014

EPFL Research on the use of AFM based nanoscale IR spectroscopy for the study of single amyloid molecules wins poster competition at Swiss Physics Society meeting July 22nd, 2014

The Hiden EQP Plasma Diagnostic with on-board MCA July 22nd, 2014

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

Financial Reports

Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014 July 23rd, 2014

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call July 15th, 2014

Nanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on July 30, 2014 July 9th, 2014

Small, but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix revenue for the 1st quarter of 2014 and new composition of the shareholding May 12th, 2014

Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks

Martini Tech Inc. becomes the exclusive distributor for Yoshioka Seiko Co. porous chucks for Europe and North America July 20th, 2014

University of Illinois researchers demonstrate novel, tunable nanoantennas July 14th, 2014

Haydale Announces Collaboration Agreement with Swansea University’s Welsh Centre for Printing and Coatings (WCPC) July 12th, 2014

Leti to Present Technological Platforms Targeting Industry’s Needs for the Future at Semicon West Workshop: Presentation at STS Session to Focus on Leti Advanced Lithography Programs for 1x Nodes and on Silicon Photonics at TechXPot June 25th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE