For fifty years, Waters Corp. has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance.
Waters Corp., a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts, holds worldwide leading positions in complementary analytical technologies - liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, rheometry and microcalorimetry. These markets account for approximately $5.0 billion of the estimated $20 - $25 billion worldwide analytical instrumentation market.
Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells and services ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry (MS) systems, thermal analysis and rheometry instruments.
Waters Corp. operates in two divisions: Waters Division and TA Instruments.
Waters Division creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. Waters Division products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, academic and government organizations working in research and development, quality assurance and other laboratory applications. Waters UPLC, HPLC and MS instruments and consumables are used in a broad range of industries to measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials. Waters Division is also headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.
TA Instruments rheometry and microcalorimetry instruments are used primarily in predicting the suitability of polymers and viscous liquids for various industrial, consumer goods and health care products. The Company is also a developer and supplier of software based products that interface with the company’s instruments as well as other instruments manufactured by other companies. TA Instruments’ thermal analysis and rheometry instruments are used in predicting the suitability of fine chemicals and polymers for uses in various industrial, consumer goods and health care products. TA Instruments is headquartered in New Castle, Delaware.
Waters Corporation employs approximately 5,000 employees worldwide, operating in 27 countries.