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Asylum Research Celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary

Published on April 7, 2009 at 8:39 PM

Asylum Research, the technology leader in atomic force and scanning probe microscopy (AFM/SPM) for both materials and bioscience applications, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this week.

Founded in 1999 to bring scientists superior AFM/SPM tools for their research, Asylum pioneered commercialization of picoNewton force spectroscopy, shipping its first product, the Molecular Force Probe (MFP™), within six months of its founding. Asylum has continued that leadership with the versatile MFP-3D™ family of AFMs and the new Cypher™ AFM, the world’s highest resolution AFM. Asylum is an employee-owned company dedicated to innovative instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology, with over 250 years combined AFM/SPM experience from our scientists and engineers. Asylum is represented worldwide with direct offices in the USA, Germany, UK, Japan and China, with representatives and customers across the globe. Asylum offers the best customer-protection plan and lowest cost of ownership of any AFM company with its exclusive two-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty and six-month money-back guarantee.

“Over the past ten years, Asylum Research has become synonymous with unrivaled technical advancement, invention, and customer support. We are proud of our long-term growth, stability and technical achievements. As we reflect back on the past decade, we especially thank our many users for their loyalty and confidence in our products and support. Our success is due in large part to them – something we will never forget,” said Asylum President and co-founder Roger Proksch.

“Our focus on research and development has been a keystone of our company, and we will continue to work closely with customers and aggressively invest in ground-breaking new technologies as we enter our second decade. Asylum is dedicated to providing the most technically advanced AFMs for researchers who want to take their experiments to the next level,” added CEO and co-founder Jason Cleveland.

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