BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BioSurplus today celebrates the grand opening of its new 20,000-square-foot showroom and warehouse located at 57 Water Street in Watertown, Mass. In July, BioSurplus announced a $2.4-million investment infusion for its Boston expansion. Since then, the company has hired more than a half-dozen key personnel, with more hires planned for this year. The Grand Opening, which runs until 6 p.m. tonight, is free and features great food, beer, wine and the company’s signature cocktail, the minus80. Additionally, all equipment in the company’s Dec. 6th - 13th online consignor auction will be available for viewing.
BioSurplus Boston grand opening. Ribbon cutting with, L to R: Dr. Sue Windham-Bannister, CEO and President, Mass Life Sciences Center; Jackie Townsend, CMO, BioSurplus; Brenda Fanara, Executive Director, Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We’re thrilled to make our official Boston debut,” said Jackie Townsend, BioSurplus CMO. “BioSurplus is poised to make a lasting and positive impact on the region’s thriving biotech community by maximizing the value and use of lab equipment for customers across the region.”
The company’s research lab equipment service and repair offering is now fully available to customers throughout the greater Boston area, delivering the most comprehensive pre-owned laboratory instruments and equipment management services to the local biotech community.
“On behalf of the Center, I am thrilled that BioSurplus has found a good location to expand their business here in Massachusetts,” said Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the agency charged with implementing Governor Patrick’s 10-year, $1 billion Life Sciences Initiative. “With more than 500 biopharma companies calling our state home, I am confident that BioSurplus will find Massachusetts to be a great place to do business. We look forward to collaborating with BioSurplus as they become an important part of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Supercluster.”
For more information on the auction and open house please visit http://Auctions.BioSurplus.com or call 858-550-0800 ext. 222.
For information on BioSurplus’ service and repair offerings, please call Virginia Blanchette at 858-550-0800, ext. 313.
Since 2002, BioSurplus has assembled a team of scientific experts to pioneer leading-edge solutions for every stage of the research lab equipment lifecycle. From providing a website of dynamic inventory, as well online auctions, to developing software solutions that allow clients to manage their own equipment, to offering turnkey solutions for selling surplus assets, BioSurplus is dedicated to maximizing the value and use of laboratory equipment for its customers. To this end, it has become a leading supplier of pre-owned laboratory instruments and equipment management services.
BioSurplus is headquartered in San Diego and has showrooms in San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston and Korea. BioSurplus offers services nationally and sells equipment worldwide. For more information, please visit the corporate website at www.biosurplus.com. Keep up with the latest news on the BioSurplus Blog.
This announcement is not intended to be a commercial endorsement by the MLSC of any products or services provided or developed by the entities referenced in this release.
PHOTOS AVAILABLE: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony; Research Lab Equipment Showroom