ProteinSimple Opens Sales Office in Japan

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ProteinSimple Opens Sales Office in Japan

Santa Clara, CA, April 1, 2014 - ProteinSimple announced today that it has expanded its global direct distribution capabilities by opening an office in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's strong and growing biopharmaceutical business represents a highly attractive market for ProteinSimple's portfolio of innovative protein analysis tools. To support the operation, ProteinSimple has hired Satoshi Ogino, General Manger Japan Sales, to lead a team of experienced sales specialists to sell its products throughout Japan.

"We are very excited about the opportunity to build our business in Japan," commented Tim Harkness, CEO of ProteinSimple. "We think our Simple Western and Biologics products are ideally suited for the Japanese market and we look forward to working directly with our Japanese customers to solve their protein analysis challenges."

The Japan office address:
ProteinSimple Japan K.K.
HULIC Nihonbashi Muromachi Building 9F
3-4-7 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 103-0022 Japan

About ProteinSimple
Our goal is simply to help researchers gain a better understanding of proteins and their role in disease. We develop and commercialize proprietary systems and consumables for protein analysis that ultimately help reveal new insights into the true nature of proteins. We believe that traditional protein analysis tools can be overly complex or inadequate, and our goal is to make protein analysis simpler, more quantitative and affordable. Our comprehensive portfolio of tools includes Simple Western systems that provide fresh insight into protein expression and Biologics systems that probe the structure and purity of protein-based therapeutics. We have over 180 employees, 14,000 systems installed around the world and our headquarters is in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Tim Harkness, CEO, ProteinSimple, (408) 510-5501,