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Buehler Expands Customer Support with NCI Inc.

To Represent Buehler in South Central States and Minnesota
Lake Bluff, IL Buehler announces a sales and marketing partnership with NCI Inc., a distributor of optical and digital imaging systems. The partnership provides Buehler customers in government, education, research, and material science with dedicated sales and service personnel in a six state area including: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Minnesota.

NCI Inc. will work with existing and new customers to offer Buehler’s line of full lab solutions for materials characterization and analysis. Customers will benefit from local sales support, quick service response and a stocked consumables warehouse for fast fulfillment. Buehler customers can be assured that they will have first rate service and products in a timely fashion.

According to Julien Noel, Vice President and General Manager at Buehler, “We are excited to partner with NCI Inc., a company with in-depth technical knowledge in materials analysis. NCI currently serves material science, manufacturing, and university labs. They are familiar with the unique requirements of Buehler customers and well qualified to serve our customers with excellence.”

Brad Johnson, NCI President adds “Our addition of the Buehler line will allow us to provide a complete materials sample preparation and analysis solution from a single local supplier. Our mutual customers will benefit from local expertise and product knowledge helping them to make critical decisions much faster.”

NCI has area representatives ready to assist with Buehler’s full lab solutions for materials characterization and analysis. NCI is a Twin-Cities based, employee-owned company, has been in business since 1967. Originally a provider of scientific instrumentation and solutions for microscopy, digital imaging and histology, NCI has expanded to include the Buehler products for metallography. For additional information contact, NCI at 888-559-3312 or email

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About Buehler
Buehler, An ITW Company, is a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables, materials sample preparation equipment, and the Wilson line of hardness testers along with related service businesses. Buehler innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market. For additional information on the Buehler product offering please visit or contact Buehler at or call 1-847-295-6500.

In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a developer and processor of engineered components, industrial systems and consumables. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. For additional information on ITW please visit

About NCI
NCI Inc. is a regional leader in microscopy, imaging, histology and electron microscopy sample preparation. NCI uses a consultative approach with dedicated sales and service professionals to provide complete works flow solutions. For a complete list contact 888-559-3312 , visit or email