About Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Takara Bio USA, Inc. (TBUSA, formerly known as Clontech Laboratories, Inc.) provides kits, reagents, and services that help researchers explore questions about gene discovery, regulation, and function. As a member of the Takara Bio Group, TBUSA is part of a company that holds a leadership position in the global market and is committed to improving the human condition through biotechnology. Our mission is to develop high-quality innovative tools and services to accelerate discovery.
In order to maintain our position as an industry leader, we foster an environment of collaboration and discovery for our research scientists and with the research community at large. Our scientists are leaders in their fields and publish regularly in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Biotechniques, Science, and PNAS. Takara Bio USA holds over 30 patents and offers novel tools for studying gene expression analysis, subcellular localization, apoptosis, and signal transduction. In addition, our scientists have authored guides and publications that are industry standards in technologies ranging from PCR to gene expression profiling to yeast two-hybrid systems. Recently, TBUSA acquired Rubicon Genomics and WaferGen Bio-systems. As part of the Takara Bio family, they expand our NGS portfolio as well as add research and development, manufacturing, and support for automation systems for NGS and qPCR applications.
We actively seek research and business partnerships with industry innovators and leaders. Our research and development efforts have resulted in award winning technologies and the introduction of novel tools to the market. Takara Bio USA introduced the first commercially available antibody microarray, a unique tool that allows users to study hundreds of cellular proteins in one experiment. We have also received R&D 100 awards for our fluorescent proteins, apoptosis detection systems, cDNA arrays, tet-regulated gene expression systems, and retroviral expression systems.
Takara Bio USA is committed to understanding and meeting the quality needs and expectations of all of our customers. Please click here to read our Quality Statement.
Our commitment to service is our commitment to our customers. Our customer service groups interact with all levels of the company to ensure that every process is focused on delivering the highest level of service and satisfaction. Our technical support team is comprised mainly of Ph.D. scientists, including many with years of post-doctoral experience. From order placement to technical support, we meet and exceed industry standards for timely and helpful responses to customer inquiries. We provide custom products, services, and packaging to better suit our customers' needs. In short, we view every contact point as an opportunity to provide excellent service to our customers.