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    Ashim Chakravarty and Export Sales Manager David Todd

LTE Scientific Appoints India and South-east Asia Exports Manager

Oct 17 2018 Read 633 Times

UK-based steam steriliser and laboratory equipment manufacturer LTE Scientific has appointed an area export manager for India and South-East Asia, further expanding its global activities.

Ashim Chakravarty is based in Kolkata, India, and is LTE Scientific’s first-ever full-time area manager specifically employed in the region. LTE previously worked with a consultant in the Asia region.

Ashim has 20 years of professional experience from working in the life sciences industry. Before joining LTE Scientific he spent 13 years with a UK spectrophotometer manufacturer.

LTE Scientific managing director John Lees said: “Ashim is an important and strategic appointment for us and we are delighted to welcome him. He will establish an important full-time presence for us in India and South-East Asia. Ashim’s appointment will ensure that we are fully represented in the Region as our business expands further.

“Ashim will encourage growth through our existing distributor network and also identify new distributors for life science and medical fields. He has a lot of experience and a great ability to respond to clients’ needs and new developments.

“We are very excited and confident about creating this brand-new position in India. We believe Ashim is an excellent addition to LTE’s team, as we increase our global activities and our investment in equipment design and manufacturing, customer service and training.”

LTE Scientific designs, manufactures, installs and maintains medical and scientific equipment for customers across the world from its base in Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK.

As well as a UK based sales and service team, LTE has a network of distributors across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, and Australia.

For medical clients such as hospital central sterilisation departments, LTE specialises in designing, manufacturing and supplying autoclaves and washer disinfectors, including bespoke designs. Products also include medical solution and blanket-warming cabinets, and sterilisers for the dental, surgical and veterinary markets. For the scientific and industrial laboratories, LTE designs and manufactures equipment including autoclaves, ovens, incubators, drying cabinets, environmental rooms and freeze dryers. Environmental rooms can be manufactured for stability testing, shelf-life studies, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and large-scale incubation.

In addition, LTE’s Service Centre provides a complete range of equipment testing, servicing, maintenance and repairs. Its field-based engineers are HTM and UKAS-qualified and located in all regions. Engineers are fully-trained to service, validate and repair most makes and types of medical and scientific laboratory equipment.

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