Technical Communities and Tecan Sign Government Services Partnership

Offer government users greater access and money savings to laboratory instruments and solutions
June 14, 2011 - PRLog -- SAN BRUNO, CA and DURHAM, NC — Technical Communities, Inc., the company technical organizations who sell to the government rely on for proven go-to-market solutions to grow sales, lower costs and reduce risks, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with Tecan US, Inc., a leading provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics, and clinical diagnostics.

The partnership agreement authorizes Technical Communities to distribute Tecan's liquid handling and robotics products including Freedom EVO series and Freedom EVOlyzer; Tecan's microplate readers including Infinite M1000, Infinite F500, Infinite 200 PRO and Sunrise; Tecan's microplate washers including HydroFlex and HydroSpeed to US government organizations. More product information is available at

"Tecan is pleased to be working with Technical Communities to offer our government customers more flexibility in how they purchase our instrumentation and workflow solutions," said Peter Siesel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Tecan US, Inc.

"Technical Communities is excited to offer the federal government Tecan's highly-regarded line of efficient and flexible laboratory solutions," said Peter Ostrow, President and CEO of Technical Communities. "With Tecan's well-established reputation in the scientific community and Technical Communities' expertise marketing and selling into the public sector, we plan on helping Tecan achieve greater reach into government purchasing organizations."

Tecan products are under General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by Technical Communities, which will provide content, transaction, marketing, sales support, and reporting services around them. Technical Communities also will provide presentation and order processing through the GSA's e-commerce web site,, and the company's own online marketplaces,,, and

About Tecan
Tecan (SIX Swiss Exchange: TECN) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of instruments and automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer, Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. For more information, visit

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About Technical Communities
Companies who sell to the government rely on Technical Communities for proven go-to-market solutions to grow sales, lower costs and reduce risks. Technical Communities' contracting expertise and powerful technology solutions enable organizations to more effectively manage contracts, sales, marketing and procurement. Technical Communities has offices in the California's Silicon Valley and the Washington, DC area. The company is owner and operator of marketplaces,, and, and government business and procurement content network including For more information, visit
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