MALVERN, UK - Malvern Instruments is extending its direct operations in Japan and has concluded an agreement with Sysmex Corp., the current distributor of its laboratory-based particle characterization systems, to transfer responsibility for sales and support to Malvern Instruments Japan. Malvern Instruments Japan, which is based in Kobe, Japan, was established in February 2003 to manage Malvern’s process business in the region. As of October 1, 2010, an expanded organization will provide sales, technical and applications support across the entire range of Malvern’s particle characterization systems.

Malvern Instruments and Sysmex Corp. have enjoyed a long and successful association in Japan, where Sysmex has been Malvern’s exclusive distributor for the company’s particle characterization systems since 1998.

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