Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments has acquired Viscotek Corporation, provider of chromatography solutions for the characterization of natural and synthetic polymers and proteins. According to the company, the acquisition of Viscotek brings new and complementary technologies and more
Gel Permeation Chromatography
Malvern Instruments acquires Viscotek Corporation
Varian, Inc. Acquires Polymer Laboratories Ltd.
Varian, Inc. announced that it has acquired PL International Limited, and its subsidiaries including Polymer Laboratories Ltd. for approximately $42 million in cash net of acquired cash, subject to certain net asset adjustments. The transaction also includes an opportunity for additional purchase pr more
While Polylactide (PLA) is becoming more competitive as a substitute for many polymers in a variety of applications, there is a greater need for more complete characterization in molecular weight, molecular structure, processability and end-use performance. Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) also k
With global production of over 100 million tons p.a, polyolefins are of great importance in the materials market. High Temperature Gel Permeation Chromatography with triple detection provides insight into a wealth of structural information
To help precisely control the physical properties of PVC, manufacturers have turned to Gel Permeation Chromatography, Flow Injection Polymer Analysis and Dilute Solution Viscosity for characterization of the molecular weight and structure