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Posted: August 5, 2008
NanoSight Opens US Office
(Nanowerk News) NanoSight Limited, the nanoparticle characterization company, has recently opened offices in the USA to provide local sales, applications and service support to their growing family of users.
The office is located in Morganville, New Jersey approximately 25 miles from Newark’s Liberty Airport. NanoSight will share facilities with the complementary US nanotechnology company, XiGo Nanotools, a company applying NMR technology for nanoparticle characterization.
NanoSight’s CEO, Jeremy Warren, says this exciting move in the growth of the company is timed to provide the type of support expected by users in industry and academia. “Nanoparticle characterization is becoming critical in many processes. However, it is in the field of nanotoxicology where the demand for our instrumentation is growing the fastest as researchers want to increase their knowledge of materials performance on the nanoscale.”
Working with XiGo is also an exciting move for NanoSight. Warren continued: “XiGo’s founders, David Fairhurst and Sean Race, bring many years of experience from the world of particle characterization and make ideal partners with their complementary knowledge and technology.”
For more information about NanoSight and how their instrumentation is applied to applications in both the biological and materials sciences, please visit www.nanosight.co.uk.
NanoSight Ltd, of Salisbury, UK, is the world leading provider of instruments for the optical detection and real time analysis of sub-micron particles. The Company supplies unique instruments for nanoparticle analysis in the sub-micron region that go far beyond existing light scattering techniques in characterising polydispersed systems. The company currently has over 100 systems in service worldwide having begun commercial sales in 2006.
The Company’s proprietary knowledge and expertise has enabled the delivery of technologies to blue chip companies and universities for direct visualisation of individual nanoscale particles in suspension from which independent quantitative estimation of particle size, size distribution and concentration are immediately obtained. The Company has recently launched additions to its advanced Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) software that build on the ground-breaking work of NanoSight’s LM20 and LM10 systems.
The Company has a growing base of users worldwide, including BASF, GlaxoSmithKline, 3M Corp, BP, ICI, Roche & Unilever and many universities. For more information, visit www.nanosight.co.uk.