Markes International (Llantrisant, UK), the world leader in thermal desorption technology, has announced the opening of a new Chinese subsidiary, Markes Instruments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. The new operation will support Markes’ existing network of Chinese distributors and sales agents, and will be spearheaded by a recently-appointed General Manager, Lili Tang.
Speaking about Markes’ new operation in China, Managing Director Tim Hawkins said “After 20 years of leading innovation in our field and delivering world-beating analytical instrumentation to over 60 countries across the world, we are now building a new team of specialists to support our long-established partners in China, alongside investment in monitoring technologies focused on Chinese requirements. Lili shares our drive for excellence and our passion for engaging with our partners to deliver the best results for our customers, and her appointment comes at a truly exciting time in Markes’ growth story.”
Tang was previously the Director of Jiangsu Environmental Monitoring Centre and Professor in Nanjing University of Science & Technology, where she led province-wide atmospheric monitoring networks and established systems for air and ozone quality management. She joins Markes during a period of significant growth in the environmental monitoring market in China, and will be establishing Markes’ new Technology Support Centre in Shanghai along with an online portal.