Canadian Mining Journal


SAMPLE PREP: ColdBlock inks global distribution and sales partnerships

With its modular design, ColdBlock can be customized for many different sample preparations needs.

TORONTO – ColdBlock Technologies announced on June 6 that it has signed four new strategic sales partnerships to meet market demand for its innovative laboratory digestion technology. The partnerships provide new and existing ColdBlock customers with regional technical and sales support, and streamline customer purchase and implementation.

These are the four partners and the territories they will cover:

  • DKSH in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Southeast Asia markets;
  • Gulf Bio Analytical in India;
  • LGC Armi in North America and Europe; and
  • KPrime also in North America.

ColdBlock is a Canadian company incorporated in 2014. Its foundational technology, ColdBlock Digestion, is an innovative sample digestion technology that delivers a new performance standard for laboratories in many industries. ColdBlock offers a suite of products to suit the sample digestion needs of today’s modern laboratory. The modular design of the 12- and 15-channel units allow for customization of the sample digestion process depending on the required throughput.

While continuing to serve laboratories in the mining sector, the sales and distribution partners also broaden ColdBlock’s reach into environmental, metals and alloys, mining, food and agriculture, and pharmaceuticals.

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