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Waters Corporation (WAT)

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Waters Corporation
34 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
United States - Map
Phone: 508-478-2000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Medical Instruments & Supplies
Full Time Employees:6,000

Business Summary 

Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. The company's Waters division designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. This segment’s products are used to detect, identify, monitor, and measure the chemical, physical, and biological composition of materials, as well as to purify a range of compounds. Its products are also used in drug discovery and development, including clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. Its TA division offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments, which are used in predicting the suitability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, and viscous liquids for uses in various industrial, consumer goods, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. The company also develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is based in Milford, Massachusetts.

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Corporate Governance 
Waters Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Douglas A. Berthiaume , 65
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Mark T. Beaudouin , 59
VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Ms. Elizabeth B. Rae , 56
VP of HR
Mr. Arthur G. Caputo , 62
Exec. VP and Pres of the Waters Division
Mr. John A. Ornell , 56
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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