New Product Showcase

The Gulf Coast Conference will sponsor a New Product Showcase to provide a forum for the introduction of new technology and innovation to our attendees. On Tuesday and Wednesday of the meeting there will be special table top displays with new products and technology for your examination. Several vendors will provide these products and personnel to describe them during specific times in the convention center lounge area.

We are asking all Attendees to stop by and take a look at these products and complete an opinion survey about what you see. The GCC will appreciate your participation, and we know that the participating vendors will as well!

Listed below are the participating exhibitors.

Agilent Technologies Agilent Technologies 7250 Quadrupole Time of Flight GC/MS

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Agilent Technologies, Inc

Contact: Jason Cherney
Phone: 805-566-3011

The Agilent 7250 Quadrupole Time-of-Flight GC/MS system delivers full-spectrum, high-resolution, accurate-mass data with a wide dynamic range for identifying, quantifying and investigating GC-amenable compounds. The electron ionization source offers low energy EI capability.

Product Website: More on the 7250 Quadrupole Time of Flight GC/MS

BioChromato BioChromato ionRocket

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument


Contact: Derek Gonzales
Phone: (858) 385-2006

The BioChromato ionRocket provides thermal desorption and pyrolysis for DART Mass Spectrometry.

  • ionRocket eliminates sample prep for your mass spec: place your sample in the oven and press start.
  • Linear gradient heating of samples up to 600 deg. C during DART-MS creates time/temperature resolved mass spectra, separating species by their volatility.
  • Ideal for characterizing plastics, adhesives, coatings, fibers, resins, cosmetics, and other samples which have resisted analysis by LC- or GC-MS

Product Website: More on the ionRocket

Quantum Analytics Quantum Analytics IRmadillo FTIR spectrometer

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Quantum Analytics

Contact: Bryan DeVerse
Phone: 1.281.825.2130

Keit's IRmadillo&trad; FTIR spectrometer is a solid-state sensor that provides continuous, real-time analysis of chemical concentrations (ex. water in glycol) in challenging production settings.

  • Certified safe for use in explosive environments
  • Compact, tough, and low maintenance
  • Mounted directly on, or in-line with, manufacturing vessels
  • Multicomponent analysis: additives, moisture, organics
  • Mid-infrared instrument excels at continuous process monitoring of industrial liquids

Product Website: More on the IRmadillo FTIR spectrometer

MilliporeSigma MilliporeSigma Milli-Q® IQ 7000 Water Purification System

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument


Contact: Jim Rutherford
Phone: 888-645-5478

Key Benefits include:

  • Large touch screen interface continuously shows water purity information providing full confidence in water quality
  • Simple and intuitive dispensing from precise drop by drop, up to 2 liters per minute
  • Environmentally friendly mercury-free UV oxidation lamps
  • Up to 4 remote dispensers can be supplied by a single Milli-Q IQ 7000, delivering ultrapure water for different applications, from the same system
  • Worry-free maintenance: the system will troubleshoot and guide

Product Website: More on the Milli-Q® IQ 7000 Water Purification System

Petrolab Company Petrolab Company MINIVAP IR Vision

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Petrolab Company

Contact: Angel Schell
Phone: 518-689-0055

Petrolab Company offers a new high speed, compact mid-FTIR fuel analyzer for comprehensive and automatic measurement of gasoline, jet and diesel fuels.

Product Website: More on the MINIVAP IR Vision FTIR spectrometer

estek Corporation
Methanizer (CH4izer)

Category: A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Restek Corporation

Contact: Mark Badger
Phone: 814-353-1300 x2394

Restek is known for its innovation and continual improvement; in this new Methanizer Restek has taken well established technology and made it more accessible to all chromatographers. We have designed the Restek Methanizer to be easy to install, operate and maintain. Used for the conversion of CO and CO2 to CH4 to aid with the low concentration analysis of CO and CO2 using GC-FID. This is an aftermarket product for self-installation.

Product Website: More on the Methanizer (CH4izer)

SSD-7000StanCo Scientific, Inc. SSD-7000

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Stanco Scientific Inc

Contact: Paul Stankiewicz
Phone: 708-205-8521

The SSD-7000 is designed with features that make it an easy migration for experience Engine operators.

Special features include:

  • The attractive 2x20 blue backlit LCD display consistently gives the user feedback.
  • A simple 7 multi-function button inter-face is provided to adjust operating parameters.
  • Designed for flexibility while adding the convenience of a digital interface.
  • Self-contained hardware requiring a simple input voltage to operate.
  • Complies with ASTM D2699 and D2700.
  • A drop in replacement for existing 501 meters on CFR engines.

Product Website: More on the Octane Detonation Meter

XOS XOS Petra Max

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument


Contact: Lisa Heffner
Phone: (518) 880-1501

Petra MAX delivers D4294 sulfur analysis in addition to 12 elements from P to Zn including Ni, V, and Fe. The analyzer complies with ASTM D4294 and ISO 8754 for measuring sulfur in hydrocarbons. Petra MAX is powered by HDXRF utilizing XOS patented doubly curved crystal optics coupled with a high-performance silicon drift detector and intense monochromatic excitation beam. This industry-leading technology delivers low detection limits without the need for consumable helium gas or a vacuum pump.

Product Website: More on the Petra Max

Shimadzu Shimadzu Nexis GC-2030

Category A - Best New Analytical Instrument

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Contact: Jeffrey Werner
Phone: (713) 331-5137

Nexis GC-2030, Shimadzu's premier gas chromatograph, offers a modern approach to a classic chromatographic technique. Designed with the user in mind, new innovative features, exceptional performance and high-throughput capabilities will elevate your lab to the next level. These features and more make this the Next Industry Standard.

Product Website: More on the Nexis GC-2030

T.D.Stringer and Associates, Inc. T.D.Stringer and Associates, Inc. LDetek specialty gas and process GCs

Category B - Best New Analytical Technique

T.D.Stringer and Associates, Inc.

Contact: Thomas Stringer
Phone: 281-469-9209

New PlasmaDetek detector, providing users the ability to field change the optical filters on the detector for greater applications flexibility.

Product Website: More on the LDetek specialty gas and process GCs

Formulaction Inc. Jetanizer

Category C - Best Time Saving Product/Method/Program

Activated Research Company

Contact: Andrew Jones
Phone: 612-787-2721

ARC introduces the NEW Jetanizer for drastically simpler analysis of CO and CO2. Made possible by advances in 3D printing and ARC's proprietary catalysts, the Jetanizer is world's easiest methanizer to use and requires no extra plumbing, heaters, gases or toxic nickel catalysts. The Jetanizer installs in your FID like a normal jet to catalytically convert CO and CO2 to methane for ppb-to-100% concentration detection. Ask us how the Jetanizer can improve your lab operations.

Product Website: More on the Jetanizer

Anton Paar Anton Paar SmartPave 92

Category C - Best Time Saving Product/Method/Program

Anton Paar

Contact: Norbert Ponweiser
Phone: 804-426-5217

Anton Paar's SmartPave 92 DSR: the smart, simple and affordable way to measure asphalt according to AASHTO T315, T316 & T350. SmartPave 92 provides fast and accurate capabilities the paving Industry has come to expect and rely on. Innovations such as air-counter cooling (no water bath needed) and TruRay trimming illumination allow operators to speed productivity. As your testing needs grow, come see what Anton Paar has to offer increasing your lab efficiency and meeting your budget demands.

Product Website: More on the SmartPave 92

Formulaction Inc. Fluidicam Rheometer

Category C - Best Time Saving Product/Method/Program

Formulaction Inc.

Contact: Matt Vanden Eynden
Phone: 614-888-0023

The Fluidicam Rheometer offers unique advantages vs. conventional viscometers & rheometers that make it ideal for rapid & complete measurement of shear viscosity profiles of polymeric solutions, dispersions, suspensions & emulsions. Based on microfluidic principles, small sample volumes enable rapid temperature changes & enable full rheological profiles to be obtained over a wide shear rate range, even for low viscous fluids at very high shear rates.

Product Website: More on the Fluidicam Rheometer

Metrohm USA Metrohm Process Analyzer 2026

Category C - Best Time Saving Product/Method/Program

Metrohm USA

Contact: Gerhard Kirner
Phone: 813-316-4700

The all new Process Analyzer 2026 transports routine analysis out of the lab into the process floor, using potentiometric titration, direct or ISE measurement with dynamic standard addition. For photometric measurements with or without liquid handling the 2029 completes the Analyzer family. Connectivity to production liquids, fast, reliable and robust analysis methods and a seamless interface for result transmission closes the loop for control circuits.

PerkinElmer Clarus® 690

Category C - Best "Time Saving" Product/Method/Program


Contact: Lee Marotta
Phone: 203-402-1878

The new Clarus® 590/690 GC instruments are built on a robust proven platform that includes a redesigned capillary injector that provides improved inertness for difficult samples and easy, tool-free maintenance. Combined with the new wide-range FID technology for identification and quantitation of both large and small peaks in a single run, plus new automated sample handling options, this Clarus solution is ideal for labs that need superior sensitivity, high capacity and greater throughput.

Product Website: More on the Clarus® 690