All Things Chromatography

NAOSMM 2015 - Day 2

Day 2 of the 42nd Annual Conference of the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers started with an insightful and engaging presentation by Sean Kaufman on the power of listening,20150728_123614

The afternoon trade show was a real treat for us, as we got to reconnect with so many members and meet new NAOSMM attendees.








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42nd Annual NAOSMM Conference - Day 1

The National Association of Scientific Materials Managers - NAOSMM - is a professional organization of laboratory managers, science storeroom personnel, teaching lab coordinato


rs, purchasing personnel, and chemical safety officers that was founded in 1974. Members include representatives from academia, manufacturing, research laboratories and pharmaceutical companies.

The 42nd Annual NAOSMM Conference is being held this week on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. 

The conference opened with a fascinating look at the history of the ears as a luxury Queen Mary - from its service in World War II to its years as a luxury vessel carrying hudreds of celebrities across the Atlantic.

Keynote Speaker Sean Kaufman educated everyone about the importance of a culture of safety in the lab, giving recent examples from Anthrax and Ebola cases he's worked on.


Stay tuned for more posts from the 42nd Annual NAOSMM Conference.





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New Sample Applicator Launched

We are very proud to announce the launch of our new BandIT Sample Applicator, a semi-automatic device used to apply a uniform streak or band of sample solution to a Thin Layer Chromatography Plate.

Our Technical Director, Ned Dugan, says this device will provide users with a level of precision that couldn't be reached by traditional manual application.

And our Process Engineer, Richard Jenkins, said this device represents a leap forward in both accuracy and ease of use.

Of course, what we really like is what chromatographers have to say about it:

 Click Here to learn more about this exciting new tool.




Topics: chromatography

Using Chromatography in the search for life on Mars

Researchers at the University of Kansas have published a paper advocating the use of chromatography to mars-roveranswer the question of whether the planet Mars was home to any carbon-based life forms.


Click Here for more information from the University of Kansas.


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Celebrating 40 years with Terry McVey


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We are fortunate to have the skills, insights, and dedication of Terry McVey for the past 40 years!

Terry is our Production Manager, he's responsible for overseeing the production of thousands of Thin Layer Chromatography Plates every week.

Terry is an active volunteer for a variety of community organizations and a great example for all of us.20150415 120725 resized 600

Here's Terry talking about being here for 40 years: 

Arablab 2015 recap video

This was our third year attending Arablab, and for the third time we had the privilege of talking with chemists, business leaders, and government officials from around the world about chromatography.

We were honored to share a booth with other great companies like B&W Tek, SMT, and GS Tek, and to have the support of the State of Delaware for this show.

Here's a recap of our experiences in Dubai:

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Pittcon 2015 recap

Once again, Pittcon was great - from meeting new friends to reconnecting with old friends to sharing our interests in chromatography - New Orleans provided a great space for us to connect.

Here's a brief look at our time in the Crecent City:

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Preparing for Arablab 2015

This will be our third time going to Arablab, one of the largest laboratory equipment trade shows in the world.

We'll be joined by GS Tek, B&W Tek, and Separations Methods Technology at the Global Delaware Stand #104.

Here's a look at a recent planning meeting with the group:

If you're coming to Arablab, please stop by and see us.

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Preparing for Pittcon 2015

Pittcon is the single largest U.S. Conference for Separation Science. We are looking forward to another great time of connecting with colleagues and getting to know new friends in the field of chromatography.

Last year, we introduced everyone to the SpotOn device:

This year we just might have a new device to share at booth 1328 - stay tuned!

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New Chromatography website launched

Only U.S.- based Thin Layer Chromatography Plate manufacturer launches new site

NEWARK, DE - iChromatography/Analtech, the only U.S.-based manufacturer of Thin Layer Chromatography Plates, started 2015 with the launch of a new website.

The new site - - is designed to help visitors find their chromatography product faster and easier as well as discover new developments in the field of separation science.Screen shot 2015 01 05 at 1.38.17 PM resized 600

"Since we started more than 50 years ago, we've always been committed to providing not only great products, but the best customer service and information possible to our current and future customers," said Steven C. Miles, General Manager for iChromatography/Analtech. 

The New site is designed by Custom House and features a state-of-the-art online store with more than 500 varieties of Thin Layer Chromatography Plates, HPLC columns, SPE Cartridges, automation devices, and more.

"We're proud of the high quality chromatography products and technical assistance we've offered to customers in more than 70 countries over the last 54 years, and we're looking forward to serving more customers in more countries for decades to come," said Miles.


Topics: HPLC Columns, chromatography, Thin Layer Chromatography