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Masscal Scientific Instruments and NanoSpective Create Collaborative Partnership

Advance Nanotechnology Research and Analysis

Masscal Scientific Instruments, Inc., and NanoSpective, Inc., announced the collaborative partnership recently.

Masscal manufactures and markets laboratory instruments and products to detect and analyze synthetic, natural and biologically produced materials. 

Masscal focuses on the development, production and quality control of thin films, coatings and nano-scale products that cannot be measured by traditional methods.

NanoSpective specializes in advanced analyses of materials using Focused Ion Beam, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry.

"NanoSpective scientists possess technical expertise that is a perfect complement to the unique capabilities of Masscal technology for characterizing nano-scale material properties," said John Furry, chief executive officer of Masscal Scientific Instruments.

"Our collaborative partnership will facilitate continued growth of both companies despite the current economic climate," he added.

The firms' collaborative partnership enables NanoSpective to expand their services to offer unique analytical capabilities for characterizing thin films and coatings.

"We can offer complete materials solutions serving markets in semiconductor, aerospace, civil engineering, optics, biomedical, intellectual property, and defense," said Brenda Prenitzer, chief executive officer of NanoSpective. "We are enthusiastic about the collaboration. Their scientists and instrumentation are a perfect complement to our core competencies," she said.

Both companies are University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program clients at the Technology Incubator in Research Park.

For more information about this release contact:
Robert Furry, Marketing Manager, Masscal Scientific Instruments, 863-521-9099; [email protected];
John Furry, Ph.D., CEO Masscal Scientific Instruments, 863-521-9099 [email protected];
Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-0211, [email protected]
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or [email protected].

About the UCF Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 100 emerging companies (including nearly 70 current clients) create over $500 million in annual revenue and more than 900 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With five facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, the City of Orlando, Orange County, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council.  For more information, please visit

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Larry Vershel is founder and CEO of Larry Vershel Communications, Inc. He earned a BA in Journalism and an MA in English Literature from Columbia University in New York City, and served as general assignment reporter, business news reporter and business editor at major U.S. daily newspapers including the Baltimore Sun and Tampa Tribune. He served as a White House speechwriter during the Carter administration, and covered the war in Lebanon for The Economist. In 1982, he was awarded a writing grant from the Israeli government. Larry has published one play, three novels and three collections of poetry.