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Europa was advertised as a business for sale in the Financial Times 28th
September, by BDO Stoy Hayward. The company is in administrative
receivership.

Ian Abell
Micromass UK


        -----Original Message-----
        From:   Gregory G. Dolnikowski
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        Sent:   29 September 1998 09:12
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        Subject:        Re: FWD: Europa Scientific

        To the ISOGEOCHEM List:

        Europa Scientific US has not answered its phone for two days.
Does this
        mean that the company has gone under as the post below seems to
suggest?
        Or is their phone simply out of order?  Does anyone have certain
        information.

        Gregory Dolnikowski

        Andrea Lini wrote:
        >
        > >It is now widely know that Europa Scientific has run into
financial
        > >difficulties and faces an uncertain future. Europa has played
an
        > >important part in the development of new instrumentation and
        > >applications for stable isotopes for many years. If their
contribution
        > >to the field is lost then I fear that much of the momentum in
new
        > >applications will also be lost. In the long run it is not in
the best
        > >interests of the isotope community to have instrument
manufacture
        > >concentrated in an ever smaller number of companies.
        > >
        > >I am hopeful that the strenuous efforts being made by Europa
staff to
        > >revive the company and continue its distinctive approach will
be
        > >successful. It will help these efforts if users can offer as
much
        > >support as possible at this time.
        > >
        > >
        > >Charlie Scrimgeour
        > >[log in to unmask]
        > >