Berlin-based JPK Instruments AG has expanded its operations in Asia with the appointment of two distributors. Privately held Lotis Korea will be its exclusive representative in South Korea. The company supplies scientific instrumentation and has an experienced team that specializes in the electron and optical microscopy markets. KL Analytical Sdn Bhd, appointed as JPK’s exclusive representative in Malaysia, also is privately held and supplies scientific equipment to the academic and industrial research communities. The distributors are expected to help JPK provide application and service support to its growing user base. JPK Instruments manufactures nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter.