I came across this intriguing article that was just too relevant to Teledyne Tekmar and Halloween, NOT to pass up.
Tekmar Talk Blog
Wine is often regarded as one of man’s greatest accomplishments. A pinnacle of craft that requires knowledge of soil, weather, geography, geology, grapes, fermentation, and time. You can use the word “terroir” in reference to it, and impress (and perplex) everyone around you. It makes you wait a painstakingly long time before the end results, and then it is subjected to intense scrutiny (using intimidating terms like chewy, earthy, fleshy and jammy). And hopefully, after all of this, it provides “unparalleled” rewards to the human palette.
Over the past few months, Ab Sciex hosted a technical talk with invited guest from Teledyne Tekmar, Phenomenex, and Gerstel on driving innovation, “Better Ideas for the Modern Food and Environmental Testing Laboratory”. The goal of this workshop was to show that collectively these companies could create a total solution for food and environmental laboratory testing. It, also, served as a forum to talk about pertinent issues and challenges in regards to food testing. Teledyne Tekmar was privileged to introduce the new AutoMate-Q40 a revolutionary system specifically designed and optimized to automate the QuEChERS sample preparation workflow. The AutoMate-Q40 system automates the following sampler preparation functions: