Waters Opens Global Mass Spectrometry HQ in UK

September 25, 2014
LCGC Europe eNews

Waters Corporation (Massachusetts, USA) has opened a new custom-built mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow, UK. The new headquarters took less than two years to construct from the initial ground breaking to completion, and brings together existing centres in the region consisting of more than 500 employees.

Waters Corporation (Massachusetts, USA) has opened a new custom-built mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow, UK. The new headquarters took less than two years to construct from the initial ground breaking to completion, and brings together existing centres in the region consisting of more than 500 employees. The 2313 m2 building features customer demonstration laboratories, research and development capabilities, and an expanded manufacturing capacity.

The Right Honourable George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer (UK), commented on the new development: “I am delighted to open the new Waters Corporation offices in Wilmslow, after I helped perform the ground-breaking back in June 2012. It is a fantastic site that provides many excellent local jobs and I wish them every success here in the future.”

Brian Smith, Vice President of Mass Spectrometry Operations at Waters, commented: “Our new Waters Mass Spectrometry Headquarters in Wilmslow marks our continued investment in the region and dedication to the North West. The new facility has been specially designed to enhance collaboration and drive innovation, building on the research and scores of patents that we have already accomplished in the field, right at the heart of where mass spectrometry first began, here in Manchester.”

For more information visit: www.waters.com/wilmslow