2012-06-05 Linde to feature gases technology and specimen cryopreservation services at BIO International Convention
Murray Hill and New Providence, New Jersey, U.S., June 5, 2012 – Pharmaceutical manufacturers and biotech companies attending this year’s BIO International Convention are invited to visit the Linde North America booth to meet cryogenic gases experts who will be featuring technologies to help them meet production and environmental requirements, as well as introduce a complete line of specimen cryopreservation services.
At booth #1900 in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, June 18 – 21, 2012, Linde representatives will discuss how these technical capabilities can improve the quality, productivity and cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical, biotech and R&D operations.
Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), founded in 1993, represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the U. S. and in more than 30 other nations.
As a BIO Business Solutions® Partner, Linde offers member companies special pricing and rebates on bulk gas products, bulk gas applications, packaged and specialty gases, mini-bulk and related equipment, products and services. The gases covered include cylinder supply for industrial and special gas requirements, on-site generators for nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen, and liquid supply capabilities for argon, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and helium.
The 2012 BIO International Convention will feature Product Focus Zones to draw attendees who are looking for the latest technologies, services and solutions. Leslie Waller, manager of the Linde/BIO partnership, said, “Linde will be participating in the Business Services segment of Product Focus Zone, where our representatives will be on hand to meet face-to-face with biotechnology research firms and emerging companies that need a wide variety of products and services required to get their laboratories up and running.”
Organizations that need to cryogenically store irreplaceable specimens, such as cord blood, bone marrow, cell lines, blood and organs for transfusion and transplantation, can also meet with Linde representatives to discuss the Linde Cryoservices™ program, specially designed to service all their needs -- from specialized equipment to a complete line of cryopreservation services– virtually anywhere in the U.S. Don Bongarzone, Cryoservices specialist, said, “Linde’s extensive liquid nitrogen supply network, combined with our wealth of experience in the medical/pharmaceutical industry, provides customers with the security of product supply they need and the services that will assure the safe, long-term preservation and distribution of these irreplaceable materials.”
The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 50,500 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2011 financial year, it achieved sales of EUR 13.787 bn (USD 18.1 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The Group is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
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