Low Costs, Proximity to Asian Markets Drive Singapore's Growth as LC, Mass Spec Production Hub | GenomeWeb

By Adam Bonislawski

In October, Agilent Technologies announced it had shifted production of several liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry systems to its Singapore manufacturing facility.

With the move, which affected the company's 6100 Single Quadrupole, 6200 Time-of-Flight, 6400 Triple-Quadrupole, and 6500 Quadrupole Time-of-Flight machines, Agilent became the latest of several major instrument vendors to choose the island nation as a base for the manufacture of LC and mass spec equipment.

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