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Waters Corporation unlocks the potential of science by providing the tools, technology and insights that enable scientific breakthroughs in labs across the globe.

For over 60 years, Waters has provided high-value analytical technologies and industry leading scientific expertise, with solutions that serve life, materials, and food sciences. Having pioneered innovations in chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis, the company operates a robust business model with instruments, software, service, and other recurring revenues.

With its diverse, global footprint, Waters serves high volume segments in resilient end-markets where routine analysis is often required to meet quality standards and regulatory requirements. This includes:

  • Pharmaceutical development and manufacturing quality
  • Food, water, and environmental testing
  • Materials analysis, including battery characterization and testing for electric vehicles.

In practice, our instruments and software ensure the safety of the medicines we take, the purity of the food and water we consume, and the quality and durability of products we use every day. 

With approximately 7,700 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.

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2023 As Reported Revenues of $2.96 Billion

Why Waters?

Waters' highly innovative and revitalized instrument portfolio is accompanied by industry-leading chemistry, service and informatics.
Together, these solutions serve the established and evolving needs of our loyal customer-base

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