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Scion Instruments. (2/22/17). "Press Release: Scion Instruments Announces Major Improvements to Its Offerings at Pittcon 2017". Austin, TX.

Region Region Chicago, IL
  Country United States (USA)
Organisations Organisation Scion Instruments (Fremont, CA, US)
  Group Techcomp (Group)
  Organisation 2 Pittcon (The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy Inc.)
Products Product compassCDS™
  Product 2 Pittcon 2017 Chicago
Person Person George, Trystan (Scott Partnership 201702)

SCION Instruments, the world-renowned designer and manufacturer of GC, GC-MS systems and accessories will be announcing a number of improvements and upgrades to its portfolio of offerings on its booth (#1644) at this year’s PITTCON event, to be held in Chicago, IL from 5-9 March 2017. Firstly, the company announces the release of its CompassCDS software platform v4.0, which features new capabilities that extend its applicability to a wider range of laboratories. CompassCDS brings more than 20 years of customer experience and development, and provides a user-friendly and application-rich GUI with unique integration and extended calculation and reporting capabilities.

SCION will also be announcing new GC analyzer solutions, which tailor the capabilities of gas chromatography systems to meet specific analytical requirements. New analyzer solutions include the SCION SPT (Sample Pre-concentration Trap), a powerful tool to help chromatographers perform low level determinations, and a system for gas analysis, allowing extreme fast analysis with a large dynamic range.

Finally, SCION announces new and improved service contract structures and pricing for the USA in 2017 on its PITTCON booth. The agreements mean that laboratories with GC and GC-MS instruments from Bruker, Varian and SCION are all able to be serviced directly by SCION. Services include a full range of preventative maintenance and emergency call-out contracts and are available across the US.

SCION Instruments will be showcasing a variety of its equipment on its booth at PITTCON. To learn more about any of these announcements or to discuss bespoke solutions for your GC or GC-MS challenges, visit booth #1644.


About SCION Instruments

SCION Instruments designs, manufactures and markets GC and GC-MS systems along with a full range of accessories, consumables and support services. SCION also markets CompassCDS™ stand-alone and client-server chromatography data systems. SCION Instruments has facilities in Livingston, Scotland, Goes, Netherlands and Fremont, CA, USA as well as manufacturing in Shanghai, China. SCION Instruments is part of Techcomp Europe Ltd. More information about SCION Instruments is available at

About Techcomp Europe

Techcomp Europe Ltd, based in the UK, comprises of a group of European companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of analytical systems, life science equipment and laboratory instruments with, operations dating back to 1920.

The Group consists of SCION Instruments – (with operations in The Netherlands, California and Shanghai) experts in Gas Chromatography, Analysers and Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry, Edinburgh Instruments – a leading photonics technology manufacturer, Froilabo – (with factories in France and Romania) specialising in Ultra Low Temperature technologies, Precisa – (manufacturing in Switzerland) offering a complete range of high precision metrology and weighing solutions, Dynamica – (based in the UK), supplying a wide range of analytical and laboratory instruments and Edinburgh Sensors – (with operations in Scotland), supplying end users and OEMs with a wide range of IR Gas Detection systems.

The Group products are distributed across Europe with direct support from local factories and commercial teams, throughout Asia out of distribution operations in Hong Kong and across Latin America from a dedicated office in Mexico City. Techcomp Europe is owned by Techcomp (Holdings) Ltd.

Further information is available at:

Techcomp Europe:
Edinburgh Instruments Ltd:
Froilabo SAS:
Precisa Gravimetrics AG:
Dynamica Ltd:

Contact Information

For further press information please contact: Trystan George, The Scott Partnership, 1, Whiteside, Station Road, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, CW4 8AA, United Kingdom Tel: + 44 1477 539539 Fax: +44 1477 539540 Email to:

Record changed: 2023-06-05


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