Year: 2014

COPAN Announces New VI-PAK Barrier Outer Foil Pack for ESwab™

October 14, 2014

The distinctive VI-PAK metallic appearance is due to the high-tech composite of metallic foil and barrier plastic film proven to provide the ultimate product protection and shelf life stability. It creates a closed system for maintaining optimum performance of the medium over its long shelf life.

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COPAN Group Announces the Untimely Death of Its Beloved CEO and General Manager, Daniele Triva

September 2, 2014

COPAN Group announces with great sadness that, on July 30th, 2014, its beloved, charismatic and eclectic leader, Daniele Triva passed away at his home in Italy, after a seven-month battle with Esophageal Gastric cancer. Daniele was 54 years old and…

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Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and COPAN Announce Expansion of Distribution Agreement for Automated Sample Processing Systems and Digital Microbiology

August 10, 2014

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and COPAN Group have entered into an amendment to their distribution agreement that expands their relationship into new products and geographic territories. Additional products include COPAN’s WASPLab automated, front-end robotic specimen processing, full lab automation and digital microbiology system.

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UTM™ and ESwab™ Are Ideal Collection and Transport Systems for Diagnosis of Patients with Whooping Cough

July 9, 2014

UTM™ is a cross-platform medium proven to be good for viruses, as well as Bordetella. COPAN’s complete array of products have a proven track record, through numerous clinical and scientific publications, demonstrating their high quality and reliability. COPAN has experience responding to epidemics, like Whooping Cough, by producing products for specimen collection and transport in a timely manner.

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COPAN ANNOUNCES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH METASYSTEMS GmbH FOR THE INTEGRATION OF CULTURE PLATES AND GRAM STAIN IMAGES FOR ENHANCED DIGITAL MICROBIOLOGY

May 19, 2014

OPAN and MetaSystems GmbH are pleased to announce they have signed a global and exclusive agreement for the integration of automatic microscopy slide scanning system, provided by MetaSystems, with WASPLab™.

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COPAN Announces WASP® Distribution Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in the United States

February 28, 2014

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. announced today a distribution agreement for COPAN WASP®: Walk-Away Specimen Processor with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in the United States.

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COPAN Flocked Swabs and UTM™ Viral Transport Media Available in Response to pH1N1 Upsurge

January 10, 2014

During the 2009 H1N1 outbreak, COPAN invested tremendously in production capacity to meet the global demand, so we are more than prepared to handle the increased demand we are seeing now” says Norman Sharples, CEO of COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. “As the leader in collection and transport systems, we have the infrastructure needed to meet the demand in a timely manner.

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