This story originally ran on June 2.

PHILADELPHIA – While a number of vendors used this year's American Society for Mass Spectrometry annual conference to showcase instruments launched earlier in the year, Waters and Thermo Fisher Scientific were the only vendors to launch new mass specs at the meeting held here this week.

Five years after the launch of its Synapt HDMS platform, Waters on Monday launched the next generation of its flagship mass spectrometer, the Synapt G2, while Thermo introduced its LTQ Velos and LTQ Orbitrap Velos.

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