The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), an international association of forward-looking companies dedicated to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability, is pleased to announce that Waters Corp., which designs, manufactures, sells and services ultra-performance liquid chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, thermal analysis and rheometry instruments, is its newest Science & Technology Services Member.
For more than 50 years, Milford, Mass.-based Waters Corp. has created business advantages 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, consumer products and high-value-added chemicals 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. Publicly traded (NYSE:WAT) Waters Corp. employs approximately 5,000 employees worldwide, operating in 27 countries and achieved revenues of $1.9 billion in 2013.
“Waters is pleased to join the United Natural Products Alliance and support its work in promoting responsible development of natural health products,” said James Traub, Waters’ senior business development manager, natural products. “UNPA's membership represents some of the most advanced scientific and quality-focused natural health products companies in the world. We look forward to partnering with UNPA and its members to create educational and training programs tailored to the challenges faced by dietary supplement and herbal medicine manufacturers.”
“Waters’ international reputation and capabilities are a welcome addition to UNPA and to our membership,” said Loren Israelsen, UNPA president. “A particular strength is the company’s expertise around the analysis of traditional Chinese medicines, among many other leading technologies. We look forward to working with the Waters team to help our members ensure that their products are of the highest quality.”