OPENED IN 1976
Develop 5-10 new methods each year
Over 100 years combined lab experience including a Ph.D. in Mass Spectrometry
6,000+ analysis per month
Used 250,000 gallons of Liquid Nitrogen since 2007
On staff method development team
The initial intent for the chromatography lab was to support our clients battling herbicide carry over. Since the lab’s inception in 1976, the lab has become a central focus for continuous method development, expanding well beyond herbicide support.
What Happens Here
Through our chromatography lab, Midwest Labs focuses on method development and analytical testing. We utilize 45 unique instruments for chromatographic analysis, including; HPLC, LC/MS/MS, FCFID/ECD, Headspace and GC/MS/MS to produce consistent and repeatable analysis for mycotoxins, Produce antibiotics, pesticides, vitamins, and so much more. Combine the instrumentation with our phenomenal method development team, and you get new tests such as Pentobarbital and Thyroxine, expanding our customers’ option for testing and safety.
Assistant Supervisor, Method Development
Armando Colorado Ph.D.
GCMS, HPLC, LCMSMS
Amino Acids, Antibiotics LCMS
Red Room (vitamins)
Who Chromatography Labs Supports
- Food Manufactures + Brands
- Pet Food Manufacturers + Brands
- Ingredients/finished goods/raw materials
- Growers/Ag dealers