Saguaro and Funakoshi sign a distribution agreement to bring new non-toxic dye technology to Japan

QUEBEC CITY & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saguaro Technologies Inc., a cell culture products company offering a unique dye technology, and Funakoshi Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese distributor of life science reagents and products, announce the formation of a new distribution agreement that Funakoshi Saguaro will assist in , to speed up the sale of its products in the Japanese market.

“We are very pleased to enter into this strategic partnership with a renowned and respected organization like Funakoshi. Funakoshi has expertise in Japanese life sciences research and as it celebrates its 100th anniversary, will be of tremendous help in building Saguaro’s presence in Japan,” said Felix Lavoie-Perusse, co-founder and chief commercial officer. “Funakoshi shares our vision that researchers should have access to the best cell culture technologies to improve the success of drug discovery.”

“Japanese life science research is known for the quality of its research and institutions. Our company is excited to have the opportunity to help make groundbreaking discoveries in Japan and we look forward to working with a leading distributor like Funakoshi,” continued Louis Turcotte, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

“We are excited to partner with Saguaro and to be the preferred distributor for a company bringing innovative cell culture products to market,” added Tetsuya Ikeda, President and Chief Executive Officer at Funakoshi. “Our product catalog is expanding to include products such as ChromaLive non-toxic dye technology. We look forward to working with Saguaro to make high-quality life science research products a part of everyday research in Japan.”

About Saguaro

Saguaro offers next-generation cell culture products to make drug discovery more successful.

Visit Saguaro’s website to learn more:

About Funakoshi

Funakoshi Co.,Ltd. has been a leading company since its inception, helping to distribute research reagents and instruments to life science researchers. Its corporate mission is to provide high quality products to a wide range of customers through a national and international network. To learn more and view the product brochure, visit For more information about Funakoshi, please contact [email protected]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *