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Put the power of the VWR-BIO Business Solutions partnership to work for you in the highly competitive medical device arena. Extend your purchasing power with access to hot list pricing and flexibility on a vast controlled environment, production, and safety portfolio The program offers product choice from industry-leading manufacturers for Controlled Environment needs, a global distribution network that drives supply chain security and product quality, a suite of differentiated services including safety station maintenance and stocking, all supported by the highly trained team of Controlled Environment Specialists

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Washington, D.C., October 18, 2012 – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has extended its agreement for over five years with VWR International, LLC, a global distributor of laboratory supplies, equipment, chemicals and services for the life sciences industry. Now in its 15th year, more than 1,400 biotechnology companies nationwide utilize this program which provides member-only benefits.

“Through our agreement with VWR, BIO has forged a strong relationship with one of the industry’s leading laboratory supply and distribution companies. This relationship is particularly important for our member companies as it offers over a million products from thousands of manufacturers,” said Alan Eisenberg, executive vice president, Emerging Companies and Business Development, BIO.

By leveraging the large group spend of BIO members and participating state and regional biotech associations, VWR provides solutions that bring value to the members across its entire product offering. To date, 38state and regional biotech associations endorse this program, offering these benefits to their members. Since 2000, the number of companies participating in the program has grown 24% on average each year, as more and more members find true value in VWR’s offering.

“VWR is proud to support BIO and its members. As the leading biotechnology organization, we look to offer BIO’s members the tools they need to be successful,” stated Mark McLoughlin, SVP & President, U.S. Lab Solutions. “We look forward to providing superior service to the BIO members for years to come.”

BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S. states and 33 other nations. BIO members include pharmaceutical and industrial companies, universities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Abigail Hirsch
Phone: 202-962-9235

Oct 18, 2012 | Email | 

WASHINGTON, D.C., Monday, November 22, 2010 - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that it will offer its member companies discounts of up to 35 percent on select FedEx services through an alliance with the global transportation company.

“Because of the FedEx reputation for reliability, service and value, as well as its specialized services tailored to fit the unique shipping needs of biotechnology and other life science companies, we are pleased to offer discounts to our members on select FedEx transportation services,” noted Jim Greenwood, BIO President and CEO. “With capital markets frozen during these uncertain economic ties, biotech companies are looking for ways to be more capital efficient. BIO’s discount program with FedEx and the other cost-savings program offered through the BIO Business Solutions® program help our member companies nationwide stretch their capital further.”

The BIO program with FedEx offers price reductions on select FedEx services, including FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground®, and FedEx Home Delivery®. All BIO members are eligible to utilize the BIO program with FedEx.

BIO’s cost-savings program, BIO Business Solutions®, also offers members discounted pricing and special benefits on products and services such as laboratory supplies, business insurance, news distribution services, and pre-owned lab equipment.

In addition to BIO members, many state and regional biotechnology associations have partnered with BIO to offer their members the benefits of the BIO Business Solutions program.

FedEx, a leader in global shipping services, ships anywhere in the U.S. as well as to more than 220 countries and territories around the world. Learn more about FedEx at

Fred Zeldow
Phone: 202/962-6633

Nov 22, 2010 | Email | 
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