India emphasizes on technology
Waters’ technology breakthroughs and laboratory solutions
provide an enduring platform for customer success.
Bangalore-based Waters India has recorded
revenue of Rs 333.70 crore in fiscal 2008-09 as against Rs 264 crore in
fiscal 2007-08. “The company has grown by five percent
worldwide. In Asia, the growth is better. While in some areas the
business growth was not high but new product launches have helped us.
We are very confident to recover in the second half of 2009,”
said Venugopalan, president, Waters India. The company is an HPLC
leader and holds 35-40 percent market share in this segment and almost
20 percent in mass spectrometry.
Waters India is the Indian subsidiary of the publicly traded Waters
Corporation headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts, US. The
company employs more than 4,500 with manufacturing facilities located
at Milford and Taunton in Massachusetts; Wexford, Ireland;
Singapore and Manchester, England. Waters sells direct in most
countries it serves.
Waters creates business advantage for laboratory-dependent
organizations by delivering practical and sustainable innovation to
enable significant advancements in such areas as healthcare delivery,
environmental management, food safety, and water quality worldwide.
Pioneering a connected portfolio of separations science, laboratory
information management, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis, Waters
technology breakthroughs and laboratory solutions provide an enduring
platform for customer success. Waters Ultra Performance LC, high
performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), mass spectrometry (MS),
chemistry, software and services are the market leaders in its
The year 2009 marks Waters’ 51st year of analytical
instrument industry innovation. While the company offers a broad array
of technologies, it still maintains platform products in four key
areas: instruments, chemistries, software, and services. Its best known
brands are Acquity UPLC systems, Acquity UPLC BEH, XBridge, Sunfire,
Symmetry, Atlantis and XTerra columns for analytical to preparative
scale chromatography; Oasis solid phase extraction (SPE) products;
Alliance HPLC and HPLC/MS Systems; Empower, MassLynx, NuGenesis SDMS,
eLab Notebook software, Xevo QTof MS, Xevo TQ MS, Synapt G2, eAlliance,
the premier line of mass spectrometers, and Waters
global services and support programs: AssetCARE,
Relocation Services and Connections Insight programs.
The company currently employs 200 people in India and will increase it
by another 20 this year. The company reports close to zero attrition.