RISH
would like to thank our vendor sponsors. Their support helps provide state of the art technology and training to histotechnicians and histotechnologists throughout our state and the field of histology.
 Our vendor sponsors also help by keeping our state society viable.


By becoming a vendor sponsor  your company name and logo graphic will be displayed on the our homepage. Your company name, logo graphic (please send in either .gif or .jpg format), company profile and a link to your company website will also be listed right here on our "Vendor Sponsors" page. 


To become a vendor member / website sponsor please visit our "RISH MEMBERSHIP" page, scroll down to the "sustaining" tab where you can easily sponsor our website using Paypal. You can also sponsor our website by sending a check to:

RHODE ISLAND SOCIETY FOR HISTOTECHNOLOGY
PO BOX 19143
JOHNSTON, RI 02919

In the "memo" area on your check please note
"vendor membership / website sponsor"


Biocare Medical provides a full line of immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology products for cancer and infectious disease diagnosis. Biocare's portfolio includes a wide array of primary antibodies like p63, ERG, and PAX8. Our automated IHC instrumentation and simultaneous Multiplex IHC tests, including ADH-5 and PIN-4, lower costs, increase throughout and generate more reimbursable results per slide. Innovations like our RISH products make ISH accessible to every laboratory. New stable and vivid IHC chromogens are available in red, green and blue and the new PROMARK canine detection provides flexibility. Biocare Medical has received multiple awards for product quality, service and support





American manufacturer of permanent and disposable microtome blades.





The Biosystems Division of Leica Microsystems brings histopathology labs and researchers the highest-quality, most comprehensive product range. From patient to pathologist, the range includes the ideal product for eachhistology step and high-productivity workflow solutions for the entire lab. With complete histology systems featuring innovative automation and Novacastra™ reagents, the Biosystems Division creates better patient care through rapid turnaround, diagnostic confidence and close customer collaboration.





In a nutshell, our job is to make yours easier. It's a simple statement but, you get the point. If you are looking for stains, reagents, fixatives, quality control slides, antibodies, detection kits, hard to find laboratory gizmos and those safety products to save your underside we can probably help!





Established in 1969, Poly Scientific is a manufacturer of chemicals, special stains and reagents used in histology, microbiology, cytology and clinical laboratories. Our products are made fresh to order with BSC certified dyes and USP or ACS grade reagents. we also custom formulate and package according to your needs.





The place where health awareness, science, art, education and fashion converge. IA products generate conversation about some serious, timely (and not-so-serious or timely) issues that concern us all. Wether you are interested in socially-minded styling, looking for the perfect medical or "civillian" gift, or considering a unique fund-raiser, promotional item or marketing tool, you'll find the iAwarables collection your go-to site!





The Thermo Scientific brand provides anatomical pathology labs with the broadest portfolio of instrument and consumable solutions from specimen collection and grossing to advanced staining and cover slipping. In todays LEAN lab environment, we are at the forefront of innovation with such groundbreaking solutions as cassette and slide labeling and verification that reduce errors and improve workflow efficiency. Thermo Scientific is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the worlde leader in serving science.





Leading the Way in Cancer Diagnostics Dako's mission is to fight cancer! By providing high quality antibodies, instruments and software we are raising global standards for fast and accurate diagnostic answers for cancer patients.




Boekel Scientific manufactures high quality dependable laboratory equipment. Products include Incubators, ovens, desiccators, rockers, rotators and shakers, dry bath incubators, blood bank equipment, hybridization ovens, histology products, shaking and general purpose water baths, bench top heaters and coolers and general purpose laboratory equipment.


Alexander's Uniforms is a family owned and operated uniform company. In business since 1945, our three locations offer Southeastern New England's largest in store selections. Our on-site sales program works with hospitals, nursing homes and medical office buildings from Maine through Pennsylvannia. Our staff has over 100 years of combined experience, allowing us to outfit you, your business or school in any healthcare, hospitality, chefwear, industrial, restaurant or professional apparel. Let decades of customer satisfaction work for you and call us toll free for any of your uniform needs.





Mopec designs, engineers, manufactures and installs custom morgue, pathology, histology and necropsy products and equipment. From the intricate custom laboratory to the simplest dissection instrument, Mopec delivers full-service solutions for complete laboratory needs. With 20+ years of experience, the Mopec name can be found worldwide proudly servicing medical examiner facilities, hospitals, universities, research laboratories, government affiliated agencies and even zoos. Mopec's custom state-of-the-art designs; combined with a superior manufacturing process, makes Mopec a true industry leader.





Mercedes Medical, Inc. is a privately held, woman-owned national medical distribution company located in Sarasota, Florida and is a two time winner of the Inc. 500 as one of America's fastest growing companies. Mercedes for 20 years has prided itself on being the low cost leader in the medical supply market. With a keen interest on efficiency and customer service as the basis of their distribution model, Mercedes has found success in providing physician and laboratory customers the absolute lowest price while refusing to sacrifice on service. The unique direct marketing approach and refusal to conform to old model distribution ideas have helped Mercedes outshine the competition.





Ventana products provide healthcare professionals with a total solution for all critical steps involved in the analysis of tissue biopsies. To optimize results for customers who invest in our automated slide stainers, we also offer premierworkflow solutions specially designed to improve laboratory efficiency and preserve patient safety. Recognizing the world's rising medical needs, Ventana focuses on accelerating the discovery and development of prognostic and predictive cancer tests that enable personalized healthcare. These tests allow pathologists to analyze patient biopsies at the molecular level, to help determine the best course of therapy for individual patients. As a member of the Roche Group, drawing on powerful partnerships with world-class scientific institutes, Ventana is innovating tissue diagnostics for labs and hospitals worldwide, offering a more diverse, robust menu of solutions than ever before.





Milestone applies new technologies to solve longstanding challenges in anatomical pathology. Thinking out-of-the-box has enabled us to develop and patent products that provide laboratory professionals with quicker, more standardized results and safer work environments. Our portfolio encompasses solutions for specimen collection and transportation through rapid tissue processing.





BBC specializes in the field of pathology, histology, cytology and hematology. Whether clinical or research, our manufacturing process is tightly monitored and the chance of contamination is virtually eliminated. All lots are thoroughly tested, measured for pH and filtered before packaging. Bulk stock on hand is kept to a minimum to provide only recently produced items to our customers. BBC only uses top quality components, processing and quality control in the manufacturing of our products. The components that are used come from only trusted and proven suppliers. Our dehydrants (ethanol, isopropanol and methanol) and clearants (xylene, toluene and non-xylene clearants) are selected with the purity needed for the medical and research field and are received with certificates of analysis.