Corporate Retrospective 2007: Supelco

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Special Issues

LCGC Supplements, Special Issues-05-01-2007, Volume 0, Issue 0

Supelco products affect almost every facet of life everywhere in the world.

Supelco products affect almost every facet of life everywhere in the world. Environmental laboratories and government agencies, food and beverage manufacturers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology laboratories, petroleum and chemical companies, and many other institutions depend on Supelco products to monitor and help ensure the quality of our air, water, food and the purity and consistency of drug compounds. Supelco's corporate headquarters and main production facility are in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

Major Products/Seravices

Supelco manufactures and distributes more than 15,000 products for analytical scientists, including:

  • general and special-purpose capillary and packed GC columns

  • general and special-purpose HPLC columns

  • columns for chiral chromatography

  • affinity, ion-exchange, adsorption, and size exclusion LPLC media and columns

  • SPME fibers for fast, solventless sample extractions

  • sampling devices and accessories for air sampling and analysis

  • SPE tubes, air monitoring products, and glassware for sample preparation

  • chemical standards for environmental, food and beverage, petroleum, chemical, pharmaceutical, forensic, and other analyses

  • a wide variety of specialty and unique carbons, resins and amedia

  • vials, syringes, and many other general laboratory items;

  • TLC plates and accessories

  • unique carbon adsorbents

Customer service is a hallmark of Supelco. The highly trained chemists in our R&D lab, Technical Service group and Application Laboratory answer hundreds of inquiries each day. Specialized teams of scientists and technicians are dedicated to custom-preparing chromatography columns, chemical standards, sampling/sample extraction products, and other items to individual customers' unique needs. An extensive network of Sigma-Aldrich subsidiaries and sales professionals promotes and supports Supelco products worldwide.

J. Russel Gant, Ph.D

J. Russel Gant, Ph.D.,