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Gardner Firm Opens SF Bay-Area Office

Worcester Business Journal


By Matthew L. Brown


Worcester Business Journal Staff Writer


September 10, 2009

Gardner-based New England Peptide has opened a West Coast development office in Los Gatos, Calif.

According to the company, the office will allow for more "hands-on support and service" for customers in the Western United States.

The company has put John Phipps, who was hired in March, in charge of the West Coast office. In 2001, Phipps founded Global Peptide Services in Colorado.

New England Peptide designs and manufactures custom peptides and antibodies used in drug, vaccine and diagnostic research. The company said many of its West Coast customers also have commercial aspirations and therefore need peptides and related services during peak working hours.


"I had been working with a different peptide company for custom peptides…but ran into a spate of problems – lost orders, huge delays, and bad technical help. So we switched to NEP. After that, everything has gone swimmingly. Pricing, honestly, is a bit more than I was paying before, but as with many other things in life, you get what you pay for!"
Kirk F. PhD