SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - CompareNetworks, Inc., a leading provider of online b-to-b marketplaces for the scientific and healthcare industries, today acquired the titles of American Laboratory and American Biotechnology Laboratory from International Scientific Communications (ISC), Shelton, CT, and will combine these assets with Labcompare, the CompareNetworks property that services the chemical, environmental and general laboratory markets.
The newly merged entity will join the world class content from American Laboratory and American Biotechnology Laboratory
publications with Labcompare's state-of-the-art product marketplace
platform and interactive services, creating the ultimate technology and
product information guide for laboratory professionals worldwide.
Laboratory scientists across all disciplines will be able to stay
up-to-date with the latest technology advances, discover the products
and services that best meet their needs, and make more informed
purchasing decisions. Together, American Laboratory and
Labcompare will enable more than 200,000 scientists each month to make
better and quicker decisions at all points along their research and
In addition, suppliers now have access to the largest and
most accurate list of registered users in the laboratory market along
with a comprehensive suite of ROI-based marketing channels to connect
with these buyers. "We now have a perfectly balanced portfolio of
services to offer manufacturers of scientific products. American Laboratory
has brand power, 42 years of content development, and trusted
relationships with leaders in this community. Labcompare will add its
lead generation capabilities, and wide range of video and interactive
production services that our advertisers have been so eagerly craving,"
said Robert G. Sweeney, Publisher at ISC.
"At Labcompare, we are always looking for innovative ways to
serve laboratory professionals. Providing them with an efficient and
comprehensive product discovery solution helps them spend more time
doing what they love to do, instead of what they have to do," said Bo
Purtic, PhD, MBA, General Manager of Labcompare. "Our newly merged
entity will also provide advertisers with an integrated communication
platform, ultimately improving the advertiser-buyer relationship."
About CompareNetworks, Inc.
Headquartered in South San Francisco, California,
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, b-to-b marketplaces for
professionals worldwide. Focused on providing detailed product
information for niche markets, CompareNetworks integrates online
marketplaces, email newsletters, video, whitepapers and editorial
content to bring buyers and sellers together. With an extensive
directory of more than 1 million products with complete specifications,
and thousands of product videos, CompareNetworks provides the most
up-to-date b-to-b marketplaces on the Web. Labcompare is a vertical
website of CompareNetworks, Inc., focused on the laboratory equipment
and products market.