We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

Advertisement
Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire picoSpin
News

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire picoSpin

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire picoSpin
News

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire picoSpin

Read time:
 

Want a FREE PDF version of This News Story?

Complete the form below and we will email you a PDF version of "Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire picoSpin"

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Country*
Company Type*
Job Function*
Would you like to receive further email communication from Technology Networks?

Technology Networks Ltd. needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, check out our Privacy Policy

In 2010, picoSpin introduced the picoSpin-45, the world’s first miniature NMR spectrometer, offering the capabilities of larger spectrometers in a much more affordable, shoebox-sized unit. The device is ideally suited for academic, industrial and research applications where the cost, space and maintenance requirements make typical NMR spectroscopy impractical. The innovative design for the device—making it 70 times smaller than other devices of its type—earned it a 2012 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine 

The acquisition of picoSpin augments Thermo Fisher’s portfolio of spectroscopy solutions, ranging from complementary FT-IR and UV-Vis spectroscopy to full-scale gas, liquid, isotope ratio and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers. The acquisition also allows Thermo Fisher Scientific to expand its array of analytical tools available to undergraduate and graduate chemistry laboratories, as well as analytical quality assurance and quality control laboratories in industry.

“Adding picoSpin’s unique product offerings to our existing capabilities in spectroscopy enables us to offer an even broader suite of chemical analysis,” said John Sos, vice president and general manager, molecular spectroscopy, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “Bringing NMR capabilities to new markets where its practicality has been limited represents significant value for our customers.”

picoSpin will be integrated primarily into the company’s chemical analysis business within the Analytical Technologies Segment. The company does not expect this transaction to have a material impact on its 2012 financial results.

Advertisement