LECO Corporation

Special Issues

Special Issues, Special Issues-12-01-2012, Volume 30, Issue 12

LECO Corporation

Company Description

For more than 75 years, industries around the world have trusted LECO to deliver technologically advanced products and solutions for analytical science. Today's technologies for separation science answer key questions in complex samples and pioneer high-sample throughput using GC×GC, GC×GC–TOFMS, GC–TOFMS, and new high resolution LC– and GC–TOFMS. All instrumentation includes LECO's exclusive ChromaTOF operating software for seamless data handling.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • GC–TOFMS, GC–TOFMS High Resolution

  • GC×GC–FID/ECD

  • GC×GC–TOFMS

  • LC–TOFMS High Resolution

Markets Served

LECO Separation Science instruments are used in a variety of applications, including pharmaceuticals, metabolomics, food, flavor, fragrance, environmental, and petrochemical.

Major Products/Services

An ideal choice for laboratories resolving complex samples, LECO products feature exclusive ChromaTOF software with all the tools needed to easily locate, identify, and quantify both target and unknown analytes, dramatically reducing overall analysis times and increasing productivity. Products include:

  • High Resolution Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry—LC and GC configurations provide an unmatched combination of speed (200 spectra/s), resolution (up to 100,000), and mass accuracy (less than 1 ppm).

  • Pegasus 4D GCxGC–MS—two-dimensional gas chromatography reveals thousands of individual components in even the most challenging samples.

  • Pegasus HT-GCMS – rugged high throughput GC–MS system offers full-range mass sensitivity and spectral acquisition rates of up to 500 spectra/s.

Facilities

LECO's main headquarters in St. Joseph, Michigan, include the new Elizabeth S. Warren Technical Centre in St. Joseph, a 28,000 square-foot facility for research and development of innovative instrumentation and equipment for LECO's separation science division. Customer training, demonstrations, and support are available at our Life Science and Chemical Analysis Centre in St. Joseph, as well as facilities in Henderson, Nevada, and Fort Meyers, Florida. LECO has more than 30 subsidiaries worldwide, plus additional international distributors.

LECO Corporation

3000 Lakeview Avenue

St. Joseph, MI 49085

TELEPHONE

(800) 292-6141

(269) 985-5496

FAX

(269) 982-8977

E-MAIL

info@leco.com

WEB SITE

www.leco.com

NUMBER OF US EMPLOYEES

695

EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE US

30 international distributors and subsidiaries

YEAR FOUNDED

1936