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Waters and LabVantage Partnership Targets Laboratory Informatics Integration to Maximize Data Management and Quality of Work
Date:3/5/2009

Early Results Show Customers Already Breaking down Silos and Benefiting from Paperless Lab

MILFORD, Mass. and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) and LabVantage Solutions, Inc. today jointly announced a strategic partnership to integrate laboratory software for improved efficiency and effectiveness at laboratory dependent organizations. Collaborating with existing common customers, Waters(R) and LabVantage(R) have already successfully integrated LabVantage's SAPPHIRE(TM) Laboratory Information Management Suite (LIMS) with Waters NuGenesis(R) Scientific Data Management System (SDMS(TM)) and Empower(R) 2 chromatography data software (CDS) solutions.

Early results of the relationship have already seen a global pharmaceutical manufacturing organization simplify its laboratory data platforms from 31 site-specific systems to a single integrated, enterprise configuration comprising only two vendor's solutions worldwide: Waters and LabVantage. The intended long-term impact is to eliminate infrastructure silos, harmonize global variations, and maximize scientific data and experience within the organization to increase overall quality of work.

Another pharmaceutical company completely transformed its lab notebooks and lab-based information management processes to an electronic system by closely integrating NuGenesis SDMS and SAPPHIRE LIMS. This combined solution provides automation and workflow integration that paper systems simply can't provide. This company is now realizing all of the benefits of going paperless, such as reducing costs associated with managing labor and paper forms, and ensuring the quality and consistency of results with improved access to data.

"Customers are seeking to decrease laboratory turnaround time, lower costs of laboratory operations, and reduce errors and non-compliance events throughout their company," says Ron Kasner, Vice President of Corporate Development for LabVantage. "By integrating SAPPHIRE with Waters NuGenesis SDMS and Empower 2 solutions, we have better enabled our customers to eliminate manual transcription errors, remove redundant activities, and scale laboratory operations."

"Waters core informatics strategy promotes openness and interoperability, a philosophy that aligns perfectively with our growing strategic partnership program," said Phil Kilby, Senior Manager, Informatics Business and Partner Development for Waters Division. "So while we are excited about announcing our relationship with LabVantage, we realize that the focus is on the customer. Our goal is to improve information management and laboratory connectivity, so organizations can more easily and quickly turn scientific data into value-added business decisions."

About LabVantage's SAPPHIRE LIMS

LabVantage's SAPPHIRE builds upon 20+ years of laboratory information management know-how and almost a decade of thin-client computing experience to deliver an enterprise LIMS platform that redefines and optimizes the way leading laboratories conduct business. SAPPHIRE is a thin-client laboratory information management suite (LIMS) that is tailored to manage an organization's critical laboratory information across its worldwide R&D pipeline and manufacturing supply chain to optimize productivity and more effectively share knowledge.

About Waters Empower 2 CDS

Empower 2 Software, Waters flagship CDS, makes it easy to run samples and produce meaningful results without experiencing downtime for training, re-engineering workflow, or adding new software to support instruments or advanced chromatographic techniques. Empower 2's interface is designed to maximize productivity, improving collection, process and print chromatography data, with capabilities that include customizable data reports, integrated custom calculations, advanced data management, and intuitive online answer wizard. With enhanced 21 CFR Part 11 compliance capabilities, Empower 2 elevates the ability to manage data integrity, advanced security features and audit trails.

About Waters NuGenesis SDMS

By giving laboratories the ability to collect and catalogue all relevant information, hundreds of laboratories at leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical/industrial companies have standardized on NuGenesis SDMS. These customers have found quantifiable benefits for accelerating research, improving collaboration among scientists, preserving data for the long term and providing documentation and protection for intellectual property and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

About LabVantage (www.labvantage.com)

LabVantage Solutions, Inc., an innovative global provider of enterprise solutions tailored for leading laboratories, serves discovery, development, formulation, process research, raw material testing, and quality management laboratories across multiple industries. LabVantage's SAPPHIRE, a zero-footprint, thin-client laboratory information management suite, is tailored to manage an organization's critical laboratory information across its worldwide operations to optimize productivity and more effectively share knowledge. LabVantage is headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, U.S.A.

About Waters Corporation (www.waters.com)

For 50 years, Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) 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 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.

With revenue of $1.58 billion in 2008 and 5,000 employees, Waters is driving scientific discovery and operational excellence for customers worldwide.

Waters, NuGenesis, SDMS, and Empower are trademarks of Waters Corporation. LabVantage and SAPPHIRE are trademarks of LabVantage Solutions, Inc.


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