Piezo-based nanopositioning stages manufacturer !%Mad City Labs Inc.%! of Madison, Wis., has appointed !%4286%%Elliot Scientific Ltd.%! of Harpenden, UK, as its exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland. The British company will offer Mad City Labs’ newly expanded product line of nanopositioning equipment, including rotation and tilt mechanisms, for biophysics and life sciences applications. It supplies optomechanic, laser, cryogenic, magnetic and fiber optic components and systems to the scientific, research and industrial communities.