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Global leader in analytical sciences opens new premises in Germany
Schauenburg Analytics, parent company of Markes International and SepSolve Analytical, is set to officially open new state-of-the-art laboratories and training facilities in Offenbach am Main, Germany, on 18 September 2018.
Both Markes International and SepSolve Analytical are undergoing rapid expansion, with Markes manufacturing instrumentation for thermal desorption and related sampling techniques, while SepSolve specialises in equipment for two-dimensional gas chromatography and time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
The opening event on 18 September will include talks on emissions of volatile chemicals from car interiors, foods and other consumer goods by invited speakers from Imat-uve GmbH and Technische Universität München.
A ‘Technology Day’ on 19 September will feature talks from leading researchers across the field of analytical sciences, on subjects including metabolic profiling, petrochemical analysis, emissions from polymeric materials, indoor air quality, and analysis of breath from astronauts on the International Space Station.
Alun Cole, Director of Schauenburg Analytics, says “With its easily accessible location from within Europe and beyond, Offenbach is an ideal location for the new offices of Schauenburg Analytics, and consequently we expect our premises here to play a key role in the growth of both the Markes and SepSolve businesses.”
Schauenburg Analytics is part of the Schauenburg International Group, and provides a forum that allows innovators in industry and academia to benefit from its extensive product development, marketing and sales expertise for a wide range of analytical instrumentation. The ‘knowledge partnerships’ developed under Schauenburg Analytics benefit all stakeholders, by enabling the rapid commercialisation of new products and the development of new market opportunities for existing products. This success is underpinned by its two leading brands, Markes International and SepSolve Analytical, each with a distinct product and customer focus.
Markes International is a specialist manufacturer of instrumentation for detection of trace-level volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs). Markes has a well-deserved reputation for its application expertise in the field of thermal desorption, supplying a comprehensive range of instruments, sampling equipment and consumables that enhance the analytical capability of GC–MS. Markes’ systems are sold to a wide range of research, government and industrial/service laboratory customers operating in sectors including environmental monitoring, homeland security and forensic investigations, petrochemical analysis, materials testing, and flavour & fragrance profiling.
SepSolve Analytical is dedicated to helping analysts select the best equipment for GC and GC×GC analysis. The wide range of products offered include SepSolve’s INSIGHT™ flow modulator for GC×GC, and sample preparation equipment, robotic autosamplers, thermal desorbers and mass spectrometers with novel soft EI capability from leading manufacturers including GL Sciences, CTC Analytics and Markes International. SepSolve’s application experience is extensive, placing it in an excellent position to advise on getting the best from an analysis – in everything from environmental monitoring to petrochemical analysis and food aroma profiling.