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Agilent Technologies Acquires Raman Spectroscopy Innovator, Cobalt Light Systems

Cobalt’s portfolio of solutions accelerates entry into high-growth Raman spectroscopy market and expands Agilent’s value proposition for pharmaceutical and biopharma customers. Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has acquired Oxfordshire, U.K.-based Cobalt Light Systems, a provider of highly differentiated Raman spectroscopic instruments for the pharmaceutical industry, applied markets, and public safety. Cobalt’s innovative suite of benchtop and handheld/portable Raman spectroscopic instruments are based on proprietary technologies that enable thr...


Can Portable Raman Save More Money in Raw Materials Testing? - Cobalt's RapID Discussed in European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine

An article in the latest issue of European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer magazine explores the benefits surrounding through-container ID verification for the testing of incoming raw materials. The article describes how Cobalt's RapID system is an effective tool as it works reliably through the most common incoming containers in pharma manufacturing. Handheld Raman instruments are generally compatible with thin plastic bags and some glass containers, but are not useful when containers become opaque. RapID removes the need to open containers, either to take a sample for more conventional an...


Cobalt's Resolve Handheld Raman System Features in Latest Edition of Fire & Rescue Magazine

Resolve's ability to ID unknown chemicals through coloured and opaque containers features in the latest edition of Fire & Rescue Magazine. The article details how Resolve improves the safety and efficiency of hazmat response, as accurate ID of materials is possible while keeping any potential hazard contained. This offers a number of clear benefits, including eliminating the risk of releasing an unknown material through taking a sample, which helps keep the operator and the public safer and reduces any potential environmental impact due to spillage. The full article is available ...


HRH The Duke of Gloucester Visits Cobalt Light Systems

Cobalt Light Systems yesterday welcomed HRH The Duke of Gloucester to its headquarters near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. During a tour of the company The Duke was introduced to productio...


Diessechem and Cobalt Host TRS100 & RapID Pharmaceutical Seminar in Rome

Cobalt’s Italian partner, Diessechem s.r.l., hosted more than 30 attendees at a pharmaceutical seminar in Pomezia, near Rome, on the 29th of March. The seminar - the first of its kind in...