MELVILLE, N.Y., May 7 — Nikon Instruments, Inc.
(http://www.nikoninstruments.com) is pleased to announce that it has begun direct
sales and technical support for Nikon’s BioScience Microscopes, Confocal
Systems and Digital Imaging products, along with Industrial products
including Industrial Microscopes, Measuring and Vision Systems, in the
Southern California and Rocky Mountain territories. These regions were
previously served by A.G. Heinze, Inc.
“Nikon Instruments is extremely grateful for the superb service and
support that Mr. Heinze and the entire A.G. Heinze team has provided over
the years,” said Lee C. Shuett, Executive Vice President, Nikon
Instruments. “This change has been carefully coordinated with Mr. Heinze to
facilitate a smooth and seamless transition for our loyal customer base. We
look forward to continuing to provide the same quality of service directly
“Mr. Heinze has been a valued dealer for Nikon Instruments for over 50
years,” said Hajime Kosowa, Division Manager, Nikon Instruments. “With this
change, Nikon Instruments is excited to announce the establishment of a new
industrial direct sales department, the AGH Industrial Department, named to
honor A.G. Heinze’s commitment to Nikon and our customers.”
Nikon Instruments began distribution on April 1, 2008, following the
retirement of Greg Heinze, President of A.G. Heinze. The former A.G.
Heinze, Inc. territory now directly serviced by Nikon consists of Southern
California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Idaho.
Additionally, Nikon Instruments will retain most of the A.G. Heinze, Inc.
sales representatives to support customers’ measuring, biomedical and
imaging requirements. Nikon Instruments will also open a new Southwest
Regional office in Orange County, California. This office will provide a
base of operations for the new direct sales team, regional sales
administration staff and customer service personnel.
About Nikon Instruments Inc.
Nikon Instruments Inc is a world leader in the development and
manufacture of optical and digital imaging technology for biomedical and
industrial applications. Now in its 90th year, Nikon provides complete
optical systems that offer optimal versatility, performance and
productivity. Cutting-edge instruments include microscopes, precision
measuring equipment, digital imaging products and software. Nikon
Instruments is the microscopy and instrumentation arm of Nikon Inc., the
world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging
technology. For more information, visit http://www.nikoninstruments.com.
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