Gas chromatography is a technique used for analyzing and separating compounds that can vaporize without decomposing. It is used to test purity and quality of substances, analyze biological specimen, and forensics. Moreover, gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC-MC) is also used to detect drugs, identify and investigate unknown and explosive samples. Gas chromatography a wide range of application in various field such as chemicals, healthcare, oil and gas, agriculture, academics and research institutes, forensic, environmental, and clinical toxicology. In biotechnology and pharmaceutical domain, gas chromatography is used for analytical research and development, drug formulations and production, quality control, and quality assurance. Furthermore, it is used in detection of nucleic acid, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and metabolic profiling. Advancements in technology in gas chromatography products such as GC-2010 plus and GC-2014, which are temperature-programmed chip-based GC helps to decrease analysis time, enhance performance, and provide accuracy.
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Global Gas chromatography Market – Trends and Opportunity
Researchers are more focused on innovation in gas chromatography, in order to improve robustness, selectivity, and sensitivity. For instance, in May 2017, Electronic Sensor Technology Inc., developed and received patent for its breakthrough chemical vapor analysis process. This process is applied on gas chromatography calculations. This technology several advantages in life science, chemical and petrochemical, environmental, and food and beverages sectors. This is owing to the accuracy and real-time analysis of chemical odors and vapors, which helps in investigation of bacteria. Moreover, in February 2017, Ellutia Chromatography Solutions Co. launched 500 series of Ultra-Fast Gas Chromatography (UFGC) with features such as air blown oven and directly heated columns. These help in increasing ramp rates, upper temperatures limits and decreases cool down times reducing energy consumption. Such features help in reducing cycle time by up to 10 times. Therefore, it is a less time consuming process, which is favorable for growth of the gas chromatography market.
In September 2017, PerkinElmer, Inc. launched Clarus 590 and 690 gas chromatography instruments. It has features such as comprehensive portfolio of sampling accessories, TurboMatrix headspace and thermal desorption options, along with the new TurboMatrix MultipPrep technology. It offers more flexibility and higher throughput and optimized injection, which helps to detect harmful contaminants in food, environment, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical samples. Thus, advancement in technology and beneficial features of these instruments caters to various industry demands, which directly favors growth of the gas chromatography.
Increasing GC adoption by various industries is expected to favor growth of the gas chromatography market
Increasing adoption of gas chromatography by various industries is major factor fueling growth of gas chromatography market. Moreover, increasing private and government investments in research and development for drug formulation and development is another key factor that will support the growth of gas chromatography market.
Rising awareness about therapeutic-based application will boost growth of the gas chromatography market in the near future.
Major players in the gas chromatography market are Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., CMC Instruments, Agilent Technologies, LECO Corporation, GmbH Rudolf Dieselstrasse and Shimadzu Corporation.