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Marken, BioStorage Singapore Partnership

January 10, 2013

Will combine services in the region

Marken and BioStorage Technologies have entered a strategic partnership to offer services the Singapore region. The partnership combines BioStorage Technologies intelligent specimen storage inventory system (ISISS), and Marken's online tracking system, Maestro, to provide clients with full access to their biological samples at all times.
BioStorage provides sample management solutions including flexible outsourced or onsite sample consulting to pharmaceutical clients. Marken provides global clinical supply chain solutions across all continents and has a GMP-compliant depot in Singapore.
Wes Wheeler, chief executive officer for Marken, commented, "The new alliance with BioStorage Technologies creates a unique synergy for our customers.  Marken continues to provide creative solutions for our pharma clients and this partnership was a logical next step for our expansion in the Asia Pacific market.  We are very impressed with the BioStorage processes that ensure biological sample assets are maintained with the highest level of integrity and to the same high standards as our own GMP-compliant depot facilities."
Gregory Swanberg, chief executive officer for BioStorage Technologies, remarked, "Customers will immediately recognize the value of this partnership and will greatly benefit from the opportunities the two organizations can provide to the region. We are very pleased with Marken's current client solutions and we anticipate that together, we will be able to offer unique advantages in the Asia Pacific market."