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Waters New ACQUITY UPLC Online Community Attracts More Than 1,200 Members in First Month

Private community fosters separation scientist interactions and provides premium content not found elsewhere

MILFORD, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today reports on the successful debut of an online community designed to support the success of new and advanced ACQUITY UPLC(R) chromatographers. Created especially for Waters(R) ACQUITY UltraPerformance LC(R) (UPLC) System users worldwide, membership in this new online community has already reached more than 1,200 in its first month of operation and is growing daily.

"Since its introduction, ACQUITY UPLC has been shown through customer research to be the industry's most advanced liquid chromatography system available, but instrument excellence is proving to just be a starting point for ACQUITY chromatographers," said Dr. Robert Plumb, Senior Applications Manager and ACQUITY UPLC Team Manager for Waters Division. "Dedicated to enabling chromatographers to further develop and pioneer science, Waters ACQUITY Online Community opens doors to the world's finest LC thinkers and most innovative LC approaches. So while instrument excellence is a requisite in today's laboratory, this community provides yet another level of partnership among ACQUITY users by fostering meaningful scientist-to-scientist interactions. We are pleased to see UPLC users are already responding very positively to this resource, and are becoming even more successful in exceeding their goals."

Community members benefit from access to leading UPLC chromatographers and premium scientific content not found elsewhere, such as presentations, educational videos, new journal articles, and more. All ACQUITY UPLC System or nanoACQUITY UPLC System users are encouraged to obtain their free membership by registering at http://www.waters.com/myuplc.

About Waters Corporation (http://www.waters.com)

Waters Corporation creates 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 $1.47 billion in 2007 and 5,000 employees, Waters is driving scientific discovery and operational excellence for customers worldwide.

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Waters Corporation.

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