Precision System Science USA, Inc. , formerly PSS Bio Instruments, Inc.
is located in Pleasanton, California. Precision System Science USA, Inc.
initiates, develops and coordinates the OEM partnerships based on our proprietary
technologies or those of our clients.
Precision System Science USA, Inc. is responsible for Western Hemisphere distribution of automated DNA/RNA/Micro Array analysis systems (from purification through detection), developed by our parent company, Precision System Science, Co, Ltd.
Precision System Science USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Precision System Science Co. (PSS). PSS is located in Matsudo, Japan. In 1995, PSS patented a novel technique to operate magnetic particles automatically that is known as MAGTRATION® Technology. By using this technology, PSS developed and launched a series of nucleic acid purification instruments. PSS has non-exclusive OEM partnerships with Roche, Qiagen, Invitrogen, Beckman, Mitsubishi, Magnetic Bio Solutions and Toyobo, and is traded on the Hercules Japan (code 7707). In 2001, PSS established a European company (Precision System Science Europe GmbH) in Mainz, Germany and a R&D oriented company (Bio-Strand Inc.) in Denver CO along with the establishment of PSS Bio Instruments, Inc. In 2004, after completing a R&D phase for a new 3D microarray technology known as Bio-Strand, PSS Bio Instruments, Inc. and Bio-Strand Inc. were merged.
PSS products are available through direct sales, distributors as well as OEM partnerships.
Our vision is to become the de facto supplier of automated discovery tools for life science and clinical diagnostics.
|1994||Applied for patent protection under the name Magtration® Technology for Japan, U.S.A., and Europe|
|1996||Established non-exclusive OEM contracts with TOYOBO, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd(Switzerland) and Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (now Roche Diagnostics GmbH), Germany, to manufacture automated DNA purification systems.|
|1999||Established non-exclusive OEM contracts with GenoVision, A.S., Norway and Magnetic Bio Solutions AB, Stockholm, Sweden, to manufacture automated DNA extraction systems.|
|IPO, NASDAQ-Japan (Currently Hercules) (code 7707).
Head Office and Matsudo R&D move to Kamihongou Matsudo-City, Chiba, Japan.
Established PSS Bio Instruments, Inc., Pleasanton, California, U.S.A
Established Bio-Strand, Inc. in Aurora, Colorado, U.S.A
Established PSS Europe GmbH, Mainz, Germany.
Established non-exclusive OEM contracts with Qiagen AS
(Norway) and Qiagen GmbH(Germany)
Established a non-exclusive OEM contract with Mitsubishi
Established a non-exclusive OEM contract with Invitrogen, Inc.
and a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Somagen in Canada.
Established a non-exclusive OEM contract with Beckman Coulter, Inc. and NanoString, Inc.
Formed a Co Development and Marketing agreement with GenWay Biotech, Inc.
Changed the name to Precision System Science USA, Inc.