Waters and LabLogic Announce Collaboration
10 March 2008
NEW ORLEANS - March 3, 2008 - Waters Corporation and LabLogic Systems Ltd. agreed today to collaborate on developing interface software for LabLogic's (Sheffield, UK) Laura™ Radiochromatography System and make it compatible with Waters® ACQUITY® UltraPerformance LC® (UPLC®) and Alliance® HPLC systems. The announcement came during Pittcon® 2008, the analytical instrument industrys largest annual conference and exhibition.
The collaboration makes the products of both companies more compatible and gives scientists greater efficiency and ease-of-use when employing them in the laboratory.
In working with LabLogic, we are responding to the needs of our ACQUITY UPLC system customers who perform on-line radiochromatographic detection. By working together with LabLogic, were giving our customers more choices and more ways to be successful, said Bill Foley, Director Product Marketing, Waters Corporation.
Commenting on the collaboration, LabLogic Managing Director Richard Brown said, "Knowing that we are working together gives customers reassurance that the integrity of their product implementation is backed by both LabLogic and Waters, both leaders in their field."
The interface software is expected to be available during the third quarter of 2008.
LabLogic Systems Ltd. is a leading supplier of radiochromatography and Laboratory Information Management Systems for the pharmaceutical, agrochemical and contract research organizations.
Integration with Waters ACQUITY UPLC systems extends Laura softwares connectivity to more than 100 HPLC and liquid handling modules and enhances the software program's growing status as the industry standard for radiochromatographic data collection and analysis.
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With revenue of $1.47 billion in 2007 and 5,000 employees, Waters is driving scientific discovery and operational excellence for customers worldwide.
Waters, ACQUITY, UltraPerformance LC, and Alliance are trademarks of Waters Corporation. Laura is a trademark of LabLogic Systems Ltd. Pittcon is a trademark of the Pittsburgh Conference.