Olympus America Inc.
continues to build its industrial instrument distribution network, naming Hitschfel
Instruments, Inc., to handle distribution of Olympus industrial microscope products
in central and southern Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas
and greater Memphis.
The largest and most advanced microscope sales organization in the region,
Hitschfel has its headquarters offices, a warehouse, a service facility and
a showroom in St. Louis; it also has satellite locations in Tulsa, Kansas City,
Little Rock and Omaha.
“Hitschfel has long provided outstanding service to our bioscience customers
in the region,” said Matt Smith, director of sales and marketing for Olympus
America’s Scientific Equipment Group – Industrial Microscopes. “With
its total focus on consultation, service and applications knowledge, Hitschfel
can greatly benefit users in industrial research and manufacturing in this part
of the country as well.”
“We are very pleased with this expansion of our relationship with Olympus,”
said Günter Hitschfel, President and CEO of Hitschfel Instruments, Inc.
“We have represented Olympus and its outstanding instruments for many
years, and are proud to serve microscope and imaging systems users with a full
line of the highest quality instruments and software available anywhere.”
In addition to expanding its distribution network with several new dealers
this year, Olympus continues to grow in other ways. It has recently introduced
a new flagship industrial product, the LEXT OLS4000® laser confocal microscope.
Further, the company has built its existing nationwide support and service network
with new personnel, features and enhanced availability and response times.
Posted June 8th, 2010