Markes’ time-of-flight mass spectrometry (the BenchTOF™ range) and software products were originally launched under the ALMSCO brand, in order to ensure that Markes’ reputation as a supplier of analytical thermal desorption instrumentation didn’t limit the potential and scope of these technologies.
However, as the user base of ALMSCO products has widened, major performance and productivity advantages have been realised by combining Markes’ technologies for thermal desorption and time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
Markes’ Managing Director, Alun Cole, said “Analytical laboratories are increasingly looking for a range of capabilities for trace organic work. Responding to this, we’ve found that many of our customers can benefit from the versatility, automation and concentrating power of thermal desorption, combined with the full-spectral sensitivity of BenchTOF.”
“Bringing our ALMSCO products fully under the banner of Markes International makes it easier for us to deliver our expertise across all our technologies, for example through our recently re-launched website.”