Phenomenex (USA) and Shimadzu Scientific Instruments today announced a marketing collaboration for LC and GC systems. Through this collaboration, Shimadzu systems and Phenomenex columns will be offered together in a complete solution in the United States.
As part of the 2011 Total Solutions Program, purchasers of Shimadzu analytical-scale HPLC, UHPLC, LC/MS or GC/GCMS systems will be given a Phenomenex welcome package that includes a technical consultation to evaluate the application and determine which complimentary column to select from among the company’s many brands including Kinetex®, Lux® and Luna® for LC and Zebron™ for GC. LC system users will also receive a Phenomenex SecurityGuard™ cartridge to protect and extend the life of the column, along with a column selection tool, technical notes and an application-specific trouble-shooting guide. GC system buyers will receive a column selection guide along with technical notes on GC method development and accessories.
“This total solutions program brings two leading companies together to serve the customer with top-of-the-line products that work together,” explained Doug McCrory, vice president of Phenomenex. “Shimadzu and Phenomenex offer a wide range of products that provide customers with a total solutions approach to meet most, if not all of their application needs.”
“We are pleased to combine the instrument and chromatographic media technologies of the two companies to better serve our customers,” said Kiyoshi Kawamoto, vice president, marketing, of Shimadzu Scientific Instruments. “Both Phenomenex and Shimadzu are dedicated to research, innovation and customer satisfaction, so it’s a good fit.”