IONICON Announces New Distribution Partner for Australia and New Zealand
News Aug 22, 2012
IONICON Analytik, specialized in ultra-sensitive and high-resolution online mass spectrometry for trace gas analysis, and Ecotech in Australia and New Zealand are teaming up.
“We were looking for a strong international partner in the environmental monitoring market to continue our growth in Australia and New Zealand”, IONICON’s CEO Lukas MÄRK explains.
“With Ecotech we found a successful global player being experienced in innovative environmental monitoring solutions and understanding the needs of our scientific customers who expect high quality local support”, MÄRK continues.
IONICON is the world’s leading producer of VOC detectors with market-leading, on-line and real-time, single-digit pptv-level detection limits using the unique Proton Transfer Reaction - Mass Spectrometry (PTR-MS) and Switchable Reagent Ions (SRI) technology.
Since 1998 IONICON has provided leading scientists with extremely reliable VOC monitoring and quantification instruments in many different areas of application including environmental research, pollution monitoring, atmospheric chemistry, food & flavour science and illicit substance detection.
Ecotech is an Australian owned company with over 35 years experience providing the world with environmental monitoring instruments and services.
Ecotech offers comprehensive solutions for pollution monitoring needs, specialized in ambient air, emissions, dust, process gas, water and blast monitoring solutions.
The IONICON product portfolio comprises the PTR-QMS Series: the IONICON High-Sensitivity PTR-QMS 500 with its market-leading detection limit of < 1 pptv; the IONICON PTR-QMS 300 - a very robust and small VOC monitoring system at an affordable price; and the PTR-TOFMS Series (IONICON PTR-TOF 8000 providing a mass resolution of up to 8000 m/Δm and the IONICON PTR-TOF 2000 with its detection limit < 5 pptv). IONICON recently sold its 200th PTR-MS instrument.
IONICON also produces special monitoring solutions for various industrial applications, has a strong in-house R&D department and is a partner in many international research projects with renowned academic and leading industrial partners.