Peaks of Interest

LCGC North America

LCGC North America, LCGC North America-01-01-2007, Volume 25, Issue 1
Pages: 12

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (Waltham, Massachusetts) announced it has acquired Cohesive Technologies, Inc. (Franklin, Massachusetts), a manufacturer of advanced sample extraction and liquid chromatography products. Cohesive has annual revenues of approximately $15 million.

Thermo Fisher acquires Cohesive

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (Waltham, Massachusetts) announced it has acquired Cohesive Technologies, Inc. (Franklin, Massachusetts), a manufacturer of advanced sample extraction and liquid chromatography products. Cohesive has annual revenues of approximately $15 million.

The Cohesive product line will add in-line sample preparation capabilities that couple with mass spectrometry technology to create end-to-end workflow solutions for drug and other organic molecule analyses.

Chicago school receives Pittcon 2007 science education award money

The Pittsburgh Conference (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) announced that the Science Week Committee has selected the science department at the Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative High School as the recipient of the Pittcon 2007 Science Education Award which will be presented at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, on January 5, 2007.

The award, a $24,800 grant, will be used to purchase science education equipment to facilitate the implementation of innovative and creative methods to engage Jefferson students in science curricula. This annual award is granted for the best science education proposal submitted by an educational institution, business, or school district in the Pittcon host city region.

Agilent launches centers of excellence

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Palo Alto, California) announced that it has launched a new product demonstration center at its Santa Clara, California corporate headquarters to showcase its life sciences and chemical analysis capabilities.

The Center of Excellence launch follows the opening of a similar center in Bangalore, India, and recent expansions of Agilent product demonstration centers in Paris, France; Manchester, United Kingdom; and Waldbronn, Germany.

The company also has plans for another center in Little Falls, Delaware to open in late 2007.

Gentech Scientific expands overseas

GenTech Scientific, Inc. (Arcade, New York) announced the official opening of GenTech Asia, located in Taichung City, Taiwan. The venture marks the company's first expansion in the Asia/South Pacific area.

Larry Wu has been named general manager of GenTech Asia.