Promega Corporation

Promega AG was established as Catalys AG  in 1991 as the Swiss branch office of Promega Corp., a Madison (Wisconsin, USA) based, innovative manufacturer and supplier of research products for the life science market. Promega AG is a sales & marketing organization supplying research laboratories in academia and industry with high quality research products. A highly competent Technical Support Team provides technical advice and support.

Our Mission:

As the Swiss subsidiary of Promega Corp we support individuals and organizations in Life Science Research and Applied Markets. As our customer, you benefit from our extensive knowledge, fast access to our products, and local service. We are passionate about supporting our partners in their daily business, in gaining new understandings, and finding solutions.

Our Vision:

The talent and knowledge of the Promega AG team is our most important asset to build successful relationship with our partners. Together, we are committed to outstanding service, closeness to customers, innovation and adaptability to changing needs. We put partnership in the center of all our activities and strive for being recommended as preferred supplier and employer. We live sustainability and value long-term development over short-term gains.

Milestones in the History of Promega AG

  • 1991: the Swiss branch office of Promega Corp starts it's operation in Wallisellen under the name Catalys AG

  • 1992: The first extension of the product range: Catalys AG is appointed as the exclusive distributor of Serva GmbH, Germany

  • 1993: Exclusive factory direct distributor of Molecular BioProducts Inc., San Diego, USA

  • 1995: Exclusive distribution rights for Turner Luminometers of Turner Designs, Sunnyvale, USA

  • 1997: Exclusive distribution rights for Thermo Hybaid instruments of Hybaid Ltd., Ashford, UK

  • 1998: Exclusive distribution rights for submarine electrophoresis systems of  Biosmart GmbH, Bern

  • 1998: ISO 9002 certification is awarded to Catalys AG

  • 2000: Official distributor for instruments, liquid handling products and diagnostic kits of Thermo Labsystems, Helsinki, Finland

  • 2000: Official distribution rights for iGels of Gradipore , Frenchs Forest, Australia

  • 2006: Change of our local distribution to a centralized European distribution center

  • 2006: Change to the new company name Promega AG

  • 2007: Move to new office premises in Dübendorf

  • 2012: New General Manager

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