Luminex Corp. has extended its global sales and distribution agreement with Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. to 2023. In addition, Luminex has granted Bio-Rad global sales and distribution rights for Luminex's MAGPIX multiplexing instrument.
As part of the agreement, Bio-Rad will now offer the full range of Luminex's xMAP systems including the MAGPIX system, a compact, flexible instrument that simultaneously detects up to 50 different analytes, including proteins and nucleic acids, on a single sample.
"We are very pleased to extend our sales and distribution agreement and to have Bio-Rad as a global distribution partner for MAGPIX," said Michael F. Pintek, senior vice president of operations at Luminex. "As a leader in the life science research market, Bio-Rad can provide researchers additional access for this instrument that offers a range of applications. Together we can accelerate the pace of research and advance healthcare for people around the world."
"We are looking forward to offering MAGPIX to our customers as part of a complete product offering featuring our analysis software and extensive assay menu," said Brad Crutchfield, Bio-Rad vice president and group manager, Life Science Group. "This partnership with Luminex reflects Bio‑Rad's ongoing commitment to providing the global research community with innovative technologies that will lead to scientific discovery and improved healthcare."