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PerkinElmer, Waters Team on Chromatography Products

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement with Waters to offer solutions combing the firm's chromatography instruments and software.

Under the agreement, PerkinElmer's liquid and gas chromatography portfolio will be standardized on Waters' Empower Software, which is used to manage multi-vendor chromatography data, simplifying data collection, processing, and reporting. PerkinElmer said this standardization will enable its customers to simplify their workflows by unifying their chromatography data onto one platform.

It also said that it anticipates the alliance with Waters will lead to new product launches in the environmental, industrial, and applied markets.

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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