Dr. Ren Xu, a widely respected specialist in the field of particle technology, has joined Malvern Instruments as Applications and Technical Support manager for the Asian region. An author of numerous publications and patents, and a serving member of ISO and ASTM standards committees, Xu joins the Malvern team from Beckman Coulter's Particle Characterization Business, where he led the product development and applications functions. Xu's appointment coincides with the inauguration of Malvern's new direct sales operation in China, which will provide sales and support functions for the company's range of laboratory-based particle characterization systems and rheology products. Working within the Business Development Group, Xu's experience will be invaluable in helping to build Malvern's applications support capability to its growing number of Chinese customers.

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