Gilson, Inc.


Special Issues

LCGC SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2012
Volume 30
Issue 12

Gilson, Inc.

Company Description

Engineered for science, Gilson, Inc. provides high quality and dependable solutions for today's demanding liquid chromatography, solid phase extraction, manual and automated liquid handling, and gel permeation cleanup applications. From the legendary Gilson PIPETMAN® pipette, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, to a complete range of automated systems, Gilson provides solutions that adapt to its customers' needs allowing them to focus on their science. Gilson's innovative products revolutionize the lab by providing the durability, flexibility, modularity, and ease-of-use that the industry has come to expect.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • Preparative HPLC

  • Semi-preparative HPLC

  • Analytical HPLC

  • Sample preparation via liquid handling and solid phase extraction (SPE)

  • Extractions via automated liquid handling

  • Sample cleanup via gel permeation chromatography (GPC)

Markets Served

Gilson has worldwide sales and service supporting the pharmaceutical, biotech, academic, environmental, clinical, food/beverage, and forensics markets. Our primary focus is on sample purification, sample preparation, and sample cleanup via preparative HPLC, automated SPE, and GPC liquid handling processes. Gilson focuses on early drug discovery and development with our preparative HPLC systems while the automated liquid handling SPE and GPC systems support the environmental, food/beverage, clinical, and forensics markets.

Major Products/Services

Gilson offers a wide range of purification products: automated liquid handlers, pumps, detectors, fraction collectors, and automated injectors that can be used as a system or individually as stand-alone components. Modular by design, each component is configurable to meet the needs of the laboratory. Gilson's liquid handlers come in several different sizes to accommodate different throughput requirements, satisfying the need for everything from low to high throughput applications. Gilson's custom software allows for effortless and complete control of the instrumentation allowing the user to focus on the science rather than the instruments. TRILUTION®LC software is an HPLC software package specifically designed to meet the needs of the purification customer. TRILUTION®LH is designed to make automation of liquid handling and SPE applications quick, easy, and dependable.


The Gilson, Inc. world headquarters is located in Middleton, Wisconsin and is responsible for research, development, and manufacturing of all Gilson instrumentation and software in addition to providing direct sales to the US. Gilson S.A.S., located outside of Paris, France, is responsible for all development and manufacturing of the Gilson PIPETMAN pipettes and tips. Gilson solutions are sold and supported worldwide by Gilson authorized representatives.

Gilson, Inc.

3000 Paramenter Street

P.O. Box 620027

Middleton, WI 53562


(800) 445-7661


(608) 831-4451