Corning Life Sciences Announcement Regarding Corning, Costar & PYREX Branded Products
Saturday, January 29, 2005
On January 26, 2005, Corning Life Sciences
announced that VWR International will no longer be an authorized distributor of Corning, Costar and
PYREX branded products (including equipment) and Corning will no longer supply VWR's private label
plastic serological pipets and centrifuge tubes.
Please be advised that this announcement does not impact the University of Pennsylvania as
EMSCO is the University's preferred contract
supplier for Corning, Costar and PYREX branded products. The entire Corning, Costar and PYREX product
lines are available in the Penn Marketplace.
Please direct all questions regarding this announcement and requests for Corning, Costar and PYREX
product and pricing information to Rich Balik (215-990-4135) at EMSCO or
Reza Eghbal (215-803-0985), the University's Corning Life
Sciences sales representative.