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Trajan Scientific and Medical. (4/5/16). "Press Release: Trajan Announces Acquisition of Leap Technologies Inc.".

Organisation Organisation Leap Technologies Inc.
Products Product laboratory automation equipment
  Product 2 LC/MS (liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry)
Index term Index term Leap Technologies–Trajan: investment, 201604 acquisition of Leap Techonlogies Inc by Trajan
Persons Person Tomisich, Stephen (Trajan 201604 CEO)
  Person 2 Iacono, Silverio (Sal) (Leap Technologies 201604 CEO before PerkinElmer VP + General Manager Mass Spectrometry)

Trajan Scientific and Medical “Trajan” today announced the acquisition of the business of LEAP Technologies (NC, USA).

Formed in 1989 Carrboro, NC in order to serve the automation needs of analytical laboratories (Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry related), LEAP delivers solutions in the fields of research and development, life science, pharmaceutical, polymer, food processing, forensic, and academia.

Bringing LEAP into the Trajan Group will complement the widening capability of Trajan, servicing their vision to make a positive impact on human wellbeing. It will improve science and laboratory workflows to ultimately bring testing of the sample closer to the source, while supporting improved efficiencies in the lab.

Chief Executive Officer of Trajan, Mr Stephen Tomisich, comments: “We are so pleased to welcome the LEAP team into the Trajan family. Trajan has a technology-rich development pipeline of disruptive sampling and sample preparation products speeding towards commercialization and LEAP provides the automation capability to allow adoption into laboratory workflows. We think it’s a partnership with huge potential!”

Werner Martin, President of LEAP Technologies predicts: “The opportunity for LEAP to join Trajan will be a tremendous step forward to best apply new automation configurations for the fast evolving analytical chemistry laboratories worldwide. The synergies are multiple and can speed up the positive impact on human wellbeing by improving developments for laboratory automation and workflow.”

Mr Sal Iacono, LEAP Technologies CEO echoes this sentiment: “LEAP's team is very pleased about becoming part of the Trajan organization! In particular, the expanded opportunities to generate more disruptive, efficient and streamlined solutions such as LEAP's innovative HDX platform, for the life science, environmental and diagnostic markets is immensely exciting. We are eagerly looking forward to continuing and further expanding our relationships with superb technology partners such as CTC Analytics, Axel-Semrau and Gyger to name a few, in integrating their outstanding offerings with Trajan's many disruptive technologies to provide superior innovation to the marketplace.”

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Trajan Scientific and Medical

Trajan collaborates with academic and industry partners to develop and deliver innovative products. Together we will deliver breakthrough solutions to improve human wellbeing through biological, environmental or food related measurements. Our focus is on developing and commercializing technologies that enable analytical systems to be more selective, sensitive and specific - especially those that can lead to portability, miniaturization and affordability.

A 17,000 m2 Ringwood site in Melbourne, Victoria, is home to Trajan’s corporate headquarters and ISO accredited manufacturing operations. With over 300 staff worldwide across Australia, Europe, USA and Asia, Trajan serves customers in over 100 countries with highly specialized consumables and components used in scientific analysis and clinical applications.

LEAP Technologies

In 1989 LEAP Technologies was formed in Carrboro, NC in order to serve automation needs in the analytical laboratory (mainly Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry related). LEAP has continued to innovate in the LC/GC/MS liquid handling arena, while growing to support additional techniques and more advanced workflows. LEAP delivers the many advantages of automation by partnering with the most respected analytical manufacturers to provide solutions to R&D, pharmaceutical, polymer, food processing, forensic, and academic laboratories in the United States and across the world.

Record changed: 2016-05-08


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