Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens Lab Near Houston

March 2009 Vol. 236 No. 3

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. recently announced a series of X-ray solutions and resources targeted toward the petrochemical industry including a comprehensive portfolio of X-ray spectrometry equipment, combined with the opening of a new state-of-the-art demonstration laboratory near Houston and the launch of a comprehensive Web portal.

The new demonstration laboratory in Sugar Land, TX is designed to serve the needs of the high concentration of petrochemical companies situated in the Gulf Coast region. Showcased at the facility is the company’s energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) and wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) spectrometers, along with other laboratory instruments, consumables and software solutions. Thermo Fisher has also launched an informative Web portal, www.thermo.com/xpetro, presenting the analytical capabilities of its X-ray spectrometry systems for the petrochemical industry.