BREA, Calif. — (May 7, 2012) — After two decades of successful collaboration providing optimal testing solutions for laboratory customers, Werfen Group, the parent company of Instrumentation Laboratory, has decided to end its alliance with Beckman Coulter. The partnership remains in effect until June 22, 2012, when the current contract expires.
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics President Tom Joyce says, "Beckman Coulter would have preferred to continue this agreement; while we’re disappointed by Werfen's decision, we remain committed to providing excellent support for our hemostasis customers during the remainder of the partnership."
He adds, "Until June 22, 2012, it is business as usual for our customers. Customers should continue to contact Beckman Coulter for sales, service and support through June 22, 2012."