Technical Communities and IST Scientific Sign Government Services Partnership Agreement

Offering government buyers greater access to microplate sealing products

SAN BRUNO, CA, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014Technical Communities, Inc., the company that technical organizations rely on for proven contracting, marketing, and sales solutions, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with IST Scientific LLP, a specialist manufacturer and supplier of MicroPlate seals and MicroPlate sealing products.

The agreement authorizes Technical Communities to offer products from IST Scientific at General Services Administration’s (GSA) Scientific Equipment and Services Schedule Contract pricing under GS-24F-0066M and under GSA Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by Technical Communities. Technical Communities will provide order processing and sales and marketing support through the GSA’s e-commerce web site,, and the company’s online marketplaces, and

IST Scientific specializes in the manufacture of Microplate Sealing products, serve Life Sciences, Biotechnology, R&D and Molecular Biology with MicroPlate Sealing solutions for all applications. With over 30 years of know-how & technology in flexible materials such as films, foils & adhesives, IST Scientific is able to focus specifically on seals and laminates for drug discovery and molecular diagnostic tools, films and adhesives to address evaporation control for micro/nano fluid storage and mixing, films with low autofluoresence that allow for card or plate detection through the seal, and adhesives that withstand the chemistries used for molecular diagnostics and drug discovery.

IST Scientific is ISO9001-2008 and ISO13485-2003 certified, with ISO7 Clean Rooms (Class 10,000), and is compliant with FDA and cGMP (Good Manufacturing Process). Top products include LabRoll and LabSheet.

About Technical Communities
Technical Communities, Inc. (TCI) is the holding company that operates two businesses that help technology companies market and sell. TCI’s leading reseller and distribution practice focuses on sales development and government contracting inside the Public Sector. TCI currently holds four General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). The company owns and operates online marketplaces and content sites such as,, and TCI also operates full service advertising agency services including lead generation, brand awareness, and market research programs. The services are uniquely built from TCI’s 15 years of B2B and B2G selling and marketing experience and its unique assets of transactional, proprietary database of 2+ million prospects. For more information, visit