BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., July 3, 2017 /CNW/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader with a 160-year history of providing best-in-class precision microscopy and digital micro-imaging solutions, announces a strategic expansion in its market representation in the Province of Québec.
Opti-Tech Scientific Inc. of Pickering, Ontario will be the exclusive representative for Leica Microsystems microscopy solutions for industrial, materials research and forensic science customers in the region. As a distributor, Opti-Tech will provide expert applications and technology support with the high level of responsiveness that Leica Microsystems' valued existing and prospective customers demand.
"Opti-Tech is looking forward to expanding our Leica Sales expertise and success into Québec," says Martin Howells, president of Opti-Tech Scientific Inc.
Opti-Tech Scientific Inc. was established in 1989 as a microscope service and calibration company and has since evolved into a leading supplier of optical scientific equipment, specializing in optical microscopy, digital video microscopy, optical inspection, optical measurement systems and automated optical microscopy.For the past 25 years, Opti-Tech has represented Leica Microsystems imaging products in several Canadian regions.
"We are very excited to expand our relationship with Opti-Tech. Their sales and application knowledge and experience are second-to-none, and this relationship will allow us to provide an extremely high level of service and support to our customers in Québec. I'm positive that our shared history of more than two decades will lead to great things through this expansion," said Lon Nelson, Director of Sales, Microscopy for Leica Microsystems Inc.
For questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact Lon Nelson, Director of Sales – Microscopy, at 224-628-2467 or AppliedMicroscopy@Leica-Microsystems.com.
About Opti-Tech Scientific Inc.
Opti-Tech is committed to exceeding our customers expectations by having a fully trained staff of technical representatives, knowledgeable with many years of experience in the latest innovations in microscopes, optical measurement and manufacturing vision systems. This enables us to have unsurpassed expertise in the field of optics.
We continue to invest and stay ahead of leading vision technologies. We support all our customers with factory trained service technicians capable of servicing all the microscopes we carry. Our market covers industrial vision technologies, medical imaging systems and high-tech optical measurement systems.
About Leica Microsystems
Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of micro and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. The company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.
Leica Microsystems has seven major manufacturing plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.
SOURCE Leica Microsystems