Company Announcements

Under a 2006 asset purchase agreement, Advanced Chromatography Systems acquired the EZ Flash II GC accessory and the TEA analyzer organic nitrogen detection from assets of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

PerkinElmer partnered with Ion Signature Technology (IST) to offer IST’s Ion Signature Quantitative Deconvolution Software to users of its Clarus 600 GC/MS.

GOW-MAC Instruments divested its Irish subsidiary in 2006 through a management buyout. The subsidiary has been renamed AGC Instruments.

Electronic Sensor Technology appointed David Long, formerly director of Sales and Operations for Airsense North America, as associate director of Sales.

Alpha MOS named Michel Manach as sales manager.

Product Introductions

Photovac introduced the PetroPRO benzene and BTEX analyzers, portable point-and-shoot GCs.

Thermo Fisher Scientific released EnviroLab Forms 2.0 and ToxLab Forms 2.0 software packages.

Sales/Orders of Note

Alpha MOS will utilize its RQ Box wireless electronic nose platform as as a participant in a three-year European Union project to develop gas sensors to monitor indoor air quality.

In November 2006, INFICON signed a contract with the US General Services Administration to supply its HAPSITE chemical identification systems.

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