CONCORD, MA--Oxford Instruments, a manufacturer of analytical instruments, is pleased to announce a new sales and distribution agreement with Eastern Applied Research.  This partnership was part of a strategic roadmap to grow and strengthen the Oxford Instruments regional distributor network by having Eastern Applied Research distribute the handheld X-MET7000 Series XRF analyzers throughout the Northeast into the precious metal, mining, electronics (RoHS), coating thickness and environmental markets. Managers of Oxford Instruments and Eastern Applied Research solidified this agreement because they believe it provides exceptional strategic synergy for both organizations.  
Oxford Instruments proudly welcomes Eastern Applied Research to the Oxford Instruments network of distributors. Chris Horvath, Oxford Instruments director of sales and marketing for XRF Products – Americas states, “We at Oxford Instruments are very pleased with this strategic alliance.  For many years, Eastern Applied Research has supplied this industry with great sales and service support within these key markets which we now plan to target more aggressively.  It is in conjunction with their great local industry knowledge, and position, that our highly competitive handheld XRF products can now reach a larger portion of customers within these existing markets.  We look forward to a great partnership.”
Eastern Applied Research, Inc. has been a regional sales provider of X-Ray Fluorescence technology since 1991.