Waters Acquires Thar Instruments

Waters Corporation (Milford, Massachusetts) has acquired Thar Instruments (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), a supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) manufacturer.

Waters Corporation (Milford, Massachusetts) has acquired Thar Instruments (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), a supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) manufacturer.

Thar’s “green” analytical and purification technology are used to separate, isolate, and quantify chemical compounds. Thar products are used in pharmaceutical, life science, chemical, and petrochemical companies, as well as government agencies, research institutions, and universities.

“By combining Thar’s advanced SFC instrumentation with Waters chromatography expertise, Waters is committed to bringing the benefits of SFC to more laboratories for analytical and purification applications worldwide,” said Dr. Rohit Khanna, Vice President, Worldwide Marketing for Waters Division.

“Through our collaborative partnership, we have already demonstrated Waters mass spectrometry instrumentation and software integration with Thar’s SFC platform. Now, we look forward to further leverage Waters chromatography and informatics experience, as well as applications expertise and strong service and support model to provide advanced and broader SFC solutions worldwide,” said Harbaksh Sidhu, Managing Director, Thar SFC, a Waters company.