Phenomenex Launches Environmental Edge Newsletter
News Apr 08, 2013
Phenomenex Inc. has announced “Environmental Edge” - a regular newsletter specially written for environmental chemists.
The newsletter will provide useful information on industry trends, tips to overcoming common challenges, new environmental-specific products and applications.
The Environmental Edge, along with the recent launch of an entirely new webpage specifically designed for the environmental industry, is part of Phenomenex’s initiative to deliver customized support and solutions.
Issue One of Environmental Edge reviews two key applications - semivolatile compounds following EPA Method 8270D and diesel range organics (DRO) analysis - providing solutions for improved results using Phenomenex Zebron™ GC columns.
Also featured is an article on trends in EPA environmental monitoring standards and the use of new technologies in this arena.
“Demand is rapidly growing for increased sensitivity and faster turnaround times in environmental analysis,” explains Kali Tudela, environmental marketing manager for Phenomenex.
“Phenomenex is at the forefront of developing new analytical tools, and this newsletter will help us deliver important information to the industry as well as provide a forum for chromatographers to share their needs with us.”
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