PBS Biotech Signs Exclusive Distributorship with SCRUM for Japan
Camarillo, California, May 2, 2013 – PBS Biotech has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with SCRUM to market and sell its Single-Use Bioreactor technology in Japan.
PBS Biotech makes next generation single-use bioreactors that grow a wide range of cell lines used to develop biological drugs and vaccines. The unique Air-Wheel® mixing system and innovative product design provide maximum operation efficiency with minimal space requirement. PBS Bioreactors are fully scalable from 3 liters to eventually 2500 liters.
“We looked for a partner with the expertise and network to bring the PBS Bioreactors to its customers. We are delighted to work with SCRUM to bring our technology to Japan.” says Brian Lee, President of PBS Biotech.
“There is a continuing trend in the bio industry to adopt single-use bioreactors for both R&D and commercial manufacturing. We are flattered to close a distributor agreement with PBS Biotech and to enter the market with innovative Air-Wheel® bioreactors.” says Toshiaki Shimada, Vice President of SCRUM.
About PBS Biotech:
PBS Biotech Inc., located in Southern California, is a rapidly growing company that designs and manufactures single-use bioreactor systems with the patented Air-Wheel® mixing technology. PBS has its own R&D and manufacturing facilities including clean room operation for the disposable products. The Air-Wheel® bioreactor systems have been designed with functionality and aesthetics in mind while providing high quality solutions for processing of biologics.
SCRUM Inc., located in Tokyo, is a subsidiary of SEIKO CO. LTD, which is one of the biggest dealers in Japan. SCRUM, a Life Science Research and Process support company, brings in novel and innovative product from around the world to the labs in pharmaceutical companies, diagnostic companies, universities, national institutions and other commercial biotech companies. SCRUM is organized by highly-skilled marketing and sales experts, scientists and engineers so that it can provide professional services to its customers.
For more information contact:
PBS Biotech, Inc.
Executive Head of Sales & Marketing
1183 Calle Suerte
Camarillo, CA 93012
+1 (805) 482-7272
Director of Strategic Marketing Division
1-8-9 Midori, Sumida-ku
Link to official press release: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130502005282/en