Special Issues

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

Waters Corporation

Company Description

Waters Corporation, the premium brand in the analytical instruments industry since 1958, creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancements in such areas as: healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, chemical materials, and water quality worldwide. Waters helps customers make profound discoveries, optimize laboratory operations, deliver product performance, and ensure regulatory compliance by providing a connected portfolio of separations and analytical science, mass spectrometry, laboratory informatics, as well as thermal analysis products.

Technical Services

  • UltraPerformance Convergence Chromatography™

  • UPC2

  • UPLC®

  • LC–MS

  • Mass spectrometry

  • Informatics

  • Preparative SFC

  • Purification/SFE

  • Sample preparation

  • Thermal analysis

  • Rheology

  • Microcalorimetry

  • Mycotoxin testing

  • Proficiency testing


Waters operates cGMP, ISO 13485: 2003, and ISO 9001-2008-certified manufacturing plants in Milford, Massachusetts (instruments and parts); Manchester, UK (mass spectrometers); Taunton, Massachusetts (chemistries); and Wexford, Ireland (chemistries and mass spectrometers). Waters' Milford facility is also approved for Part 1, Canadian Medical Device Regulations (CMDR). The company's subsidiary, TA Instruments, Inc., is located in New Castle, Delaware.

Major Products


  • ACQUITY UPC2 ™ systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC® systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC® H-Class systems

  • ACQUITY UPLC® I-Class systems

  • nanoACQUITY UPLC® with 2D technology

  • nanoACQUITY UPLC® with HDX technology

  • Alliance® HPLC systems

  • Xevo® mass spectrometers

  • SYNAPT® mass spectrometers

  • Ion Mobility technology

  • PATROL UPLC® Laboratory Analyzer

  • PATROL UPLC® Process Analyzer

  • MassTrak™ Clinical Solutions

  • MassTrak™ Forensic Solutions

  • TRIZAIC™ UPLC® systems


  • ACQUITY UPC2 ™ columns

  • ACQUITY UPLC® columns

  • XP columns

  • XSelect™ columns

  • XBridge™ columns

  • Bioseparation Products

  • DisQuE™ sample extraction products

  • Oasis® sample extraction products

  • Ostro™ sample preparation products

  • TruView™ LC–MS certified vials

Analytical Standards and Reagents Informatics

  • NuGenesis® 8 Featuring LE Technologies

  • Empower® chromatography software (21 CFR Part 11 compliant-ready)

  • MassLynx™ MS software

Services and Support

  • Empower® -Driven Services

  • Compliance Services (IQ,OQ,PQ)

  • Waters Quality Parts®

  • Waters Global Services

  • Educational Services

Markets Served

Waters drives decision-making and improves laboratory effectiveness within the life sciences, pharmaceutical, environmental, food and beverage, agriculture, clinical, and chemical industries by providing the tools to improve the quality of today's science and explore the infinite possibilities of tomorrow's.

Waters Corporation

34 Maple Street

Milford, MA 01757


(508) 478-2000

(800) 252-4752


(508) 872-1990




Worldwide: 5700