Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins SelectScience Awards at Pittcon 2016

Instrument of the Year for Thermo Scientific Dionex Ion Chromatography portfolio

Best New Spectroscopy Product for Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC Orbitrap GC-MS/MS

Best New General Lab Product for Thermo Scientific mySPIN mini centrifuge series

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 10:34 am EST

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ATLANTA, Ga.
"What’s so special about these awards is that scientists who are actively using these products are the only ones who have a say in who wins the awards. I congratulate this year’s winners on this fantastic achievement."

ATLANTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pittcon 2016 –– The global community of SelectScience readers and contributors has voted and selected the Thermo Scientific Dionex Ion Chromatography portfolio as 2016 Reviewers’ Choice Award for Instrument of the Year. In addition, the company received two 2016 Scientists’ Choice Awards for Best New Spectroscopy Product for the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC Orbitrap GC-MS/MS; and Best New General Lab Product for the Thermo Scientific mySPIN mini centrifuge series.

SelectScience announced the winners at an awards ceremony this week at the annual Pittcon Conference and Expo at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Accepting the awards was Dan Shine, senior vice president and president, analytical instruments, Thermo Fisher Scientific.

“The annual SelectScience Reviewers’ and Scientists’ Choice Awards provide an opportunity for our community of science professionals to select the products and technologies that have made the biggest impact to their research in the past year,” said Arif Butt, CEO and founder of SelectScience. “What’s so special about these awards is that scientists who are actively using these products are the only ones who have a say in who wins the awards. I congratulate this year’s winners on this fantastic achievement.”

“Our customers are the focus of everything we do – and we aim to accelerate their innovation and enhance their productivity through the technologies and products we bring to market,” said Dan Shine, senior vice president and president, analytical instruments at Thermo Fisher. “It is gratifying when our customers and the scientific community recognize the positive impact of our product portfolios. We are honored to receive these awards.”

The Dionex ion chromatography (IC) systems have led the industry for nearly 40 years, with instruments and solutions that represent state-of-the-art technological advancements and patented technologies, including the newest addition to the IC portfolio, the Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion HPIC system.

The Q Exactive GC system is the first to combine gas chromatography and high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) Orbitrap mass spectrometry for comprehensive characterization in a single analysis. The system is designed to increase performance in compound discovery, identification and quantitation to give GC-MS users a deeper understanding of their samples than ever before.

The Thermo Scientific mySPIN mini centrifuge series is designed to provide simplicity, efficiency and ergonomics in a compact footprint for personal workstations. These mini centrifuges are designed for protocols requiring quick spin downs, allowing users to easily perform fast spins within 20-30 seconds. Ideal for PCR, microfilter cell separation and HPLC protocols, they feature tool-free rotor exchange and an intuitive display for easy operation.

For more information on the Dionex IC system, please visit www.thermoscientific.com/integrion; Q Exactive GC system, www.thermoscientific.com/QExactiveGC; and mySPIN mini centrifuge, www.thermoscientific.com/microcentrifuge.

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