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Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy-12-01-2016, Volume 31, Issue 12

Company Description

Waters Corporation, the premium brand in the analytical instruments industry since 1958, creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancements in such areas as: healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, chemical materials analysis, and water quality worldwide. Waters helps customers make profound discoveries, optimize laboratory operations, deliver product performance, and ensure regulatory compliance by providing a connected portfolio of separations and analytical science, mass spectrometry, laboratory informatics, as well as thermal analysis products.



  • UltraPerformance Convergence Chromatography(r)

  • UPC2(r)

  • UPLC(r)


  • LC–MS

  • Mass spectrometry

  • Informatics

  • Preparative SFC

  • Purification/SFE

  • Sample preparation

  • Thermal analysis

  • Rheology

  • Microcalorimetry

  • Mycotoxin testing

  • Proficiency testing


Waters operates cGMP, ISO 13485:2003, and ISO 9001-2008-certified manufacturing plants in Milford, Massachusetts (instruments and parts); Wilmslow, UK (mass spectrometers); Taunton, Massachusetts (chemistries); and Wexford, Ireland (chemistries and mass spectrometers). Waters' Milford facility is also approved for Part 1, Canadian Medical Device Regulations (CMDR). Waters operates 23 United States facilities and 78 international facilities, including field offices.

Major Products



  • ACQUITY Arc(tm) UHPLC system

  • ACQUITY UPC2(r) systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC(r) systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC(r) H-Class systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC(r) I-Class systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC(r) M-Class systems

  • HDX technology

  • ACQUITY APC(tm) systems

  • Alliance(r) HPLC systems

  • ACQUITY QDa(r) mass detector

  • Xevo(r) mass spectrometers

  • SYNAPT(r) mass spectrometers

  • Vion(r) IMS QTof mass spectrometer

  • REIMS(tm) Research System with iKnife(tm) Sampling Device

  • Full Spectrum Molecular Imaging systems

  • ionKey(r) systems

  • Atmospheric Pressure GC (APGC) ion source

  • PATROL UPLC(r) Laboratory Analyzer

  • PATROL UPLC(r) Process Analyzer

  • MassTrak(tm) Clinical Solutions

  • MassTrak(tm) Forensic Solutions

  • VICAM(r) Testing Solutions



  • Trefoil(r) Chiral SFC Columns & Torus(tm) Achiral Analytical & Prep SFC Columns

  • ACQUITY UPLC(r) columns

  • ACQUITY APC(tm) columns

  • CORTECS(r) solid-core UPLC(r) & HPLC columns

  • XP columns

  • XSelect(r) columns

  • XBridge(r) columns

  • Bioseparation Products

  • DisQuE(tm) sample extraction products

  • Oasis(r) sample extraction products

  • Ostro(tm) sample preparation products

  • TruView(tm) LC–MS certified vials

  • Viridis(r) SFC Columns

Analytical Standards and Reagents


  • GlycoWorks(tm) RapiFluor-MS(tm) N-Glycan Kit

  • ProteinWorks(tm) Digest Kits

  • More than 200 pre-formulated reference materials and reagents for the scientific laboratory including Waters Certified Containers.



  • NuGenesis(r) software

  • Empower(r) chromatography software (21 CFR Part 11 compliant-ready)

  • MassLynx(r) MS software

  • Progenesis(r) software

  • UNIFI(r) Scientific Information System

  • SONAR(tm) MS Data Acquisition Mode

  • Symphony(tm) Data Pipeline software

Services and Support


  • Empower(r)-Driven Services

  • Compliance Services (IQ,OQ,PQ)

  • Waters Quality Parts(r)

  • Waters Global Services

  • Educational Services

Waters Corporation

34 Maple Street

Milford, MA 01757


(508) 478-2000

(800) 252-4752


(508) 872-1990



Worldwide: 6500+


1958 - @WatersCorp