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𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐀𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐥 𝐅𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬!

Understanding Karl Fischer (KF) Water Determination

Karl Fischer (KF) titration is widely recognized as the most selective and precise method for determining water content in various samples. This method offers two primary techniques: volumetric and coulometric titration.

Volumetric Method

In the volumetric method, iodine is precisely added using a piston burette. This method is suitable for analyzing liquid, solid, or gaseous samples. By selecting the appropriate KF reagents and adjusting conditions like temperature or using a disperser, accurate water content determination can be achieved across a range of sample types.

Coulometric Method

The coulometric method generates iodine directly within the titration vessel, enabling the detection of very low water concentrations. An advantage of this method is that there is no need to determine the concentration of the titrant. For direct titration in glass vessels, samples must be liquid or gaseous. Solid or highly viscous samples require external dissolution or extraction, which can be done using equipment like the TO 7280 headspace oven or TO 7280/TW 7650 oven with autosampler.

TitroLine® 7500 KF Trace and TitroLine® 7500 KF Titrators

  • TitroLine® 7500 KF Trace: This compact and user-friendly coulometric titrator is designed for water determination according to Karl Fischer (KF), offering a typical operating range of 1 ppm – 5% water content.
  • TitroLine® 7500 KF: A compact and easy-to-use volumetric titrator specifically designed for water determination according to Karl Fischer (KF), with a typical operating range of 0.1% – 100% water content


TitroLine® 7500 KF Trace                                                                                          TitroLine® 7500 KF


Key Features of TitroLine® 7500 Series:

  • High visibility full-color graphic display for clear viewing from various angles.
  • Comprehensive data display including titration curves, ml values, drift in µg/mL, and µA-values.
  • Versatile connectivity options including three USB ports, two RS-232 interfaces, and Ethernet connectivity.
  • Connectivity for various devices such as printers, barcode readers, analytical balances, and PCs.
  • Customizable parameters for up to 50 methods, with user/password management for individualized access.
  • TitriSoft PC software (TitriSoft 3.5P) for advanced method management and compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.

These advanced features make the TitroLine® 7500 series an ideal choice for laboratories seeking efficient and precise Karl Fischer water determination capabilities. For further inquiries or to explore how our titrators can enhance your analysis processes, please contact us to schedule a consultation.

Written & Published by Mitchelle Gacheri
ESTEC- Marketing Executive

The Journey From Tunic Dresses to Chromatographic Columns

Transitioning from primary to secondary school in the 8-4-4 education system can feel like stepping into a whole new world. For me, it wasn’t just about the academic leap; trading my comfy tunic dress for a skirt and blouse symbolized a rite of passage. It was more than fabric; it was about stepping into the next chapter of life, full of adolescent attitudes and a newfound autonomy.

Fast forward through the initial rollercoaster of secondary school, where likes and dislikes for teachers were as fluctuating as our moods. The first four terms were a mix of adaptation and self-discovery. By the fifth term, amidst the whirlwind of young adulthood, I stumbled upon my passion – Chemistry. It was not just another subject; it felt like a calling. That realization shaped my academic path and led me to cherish my chemistry grades.

Post-high school, I dove into college with an enthusiasm for Chemistry that felt like being handed the controller to your favorite video game and told you could play all day. Imagine that! The thrill of the experiments, the allure of the unknown, and the satisfaction of discovery were intoxicating.

However, the transition from college to the real world was a reality check. While some of my peers secured jobs right out of college, I found myself in the “waiting” category, juggling various hustles. But, as fate would have it, I eventually landed my first job. Imagine getting an ice cream on the sunniest of days – that was the feeling!

Now, let’s talk about the real shocker – chromatography. Studying it in theory was one thing; facing an HPLC (High-Performance Liquid Chromatography) system was another. My college practical hadn’t ventured beyond direct titrations. The first time I saw an HPLC, I was baffled. And when it came to handling a chromatographic column, well, that’s a comical tale of trial and error.

Chromatography hinges on the stationary phase, often a silica-packed column. This segues into a fascinating bit of chemistry trivia. Ever heard of a BDS column? Before you rush off to Google, let me share the scoop. BDS stands for Base Deactivated Silica. It’s a type of reverse-phase HPLC column where the hydroxyl groups are blocked or deactivated. This makes them especially useful for certain types of chemical analyses.

So, from swapping school uniforms to decoding the mysteries of chromatography, my journey has been a blend of personal and academic evolution. And in the spirit of sharing knowledge and experiences, I hope this little “Did You Know?” moment adds a fun twist to your day, just as Chemistry has to mine.


BDS (Base Deactivated Silica) columns are widely used in reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). These columns are specifically designed for separating non-polar and moderately polar compounds based on their hydrophobic interactions with the stationary phase.

The primary characteristic of BDS columns is the deactivation of hydroxyl groups on the silica surface. These hydroxyl groups, if left active, can interact with polar analytes, leading to undesirable interactions and peak tailing. By deactivating these groups, BDS columns minimize unwanted interactions with polar compounds, resulting in sharper peaks and improved resolution.

The deactivation is achieved by blocking or capping the silica surface with hydrophobic functional groups, typically octadecyl chains (C18). This modification creates a hydrophobic stationary phase that interacts favorably with non-polar analytes, facilitating their separation.

The term “endcap columns” refers to the additional capping of residual silanol groups at the end of the silica chain, further reducing undesirable polar interactions. End capping enhances the column’s stability and reproducibility, particularly at low pH conditions, where silanol groups may become more reactive.

BDS columns find applications in various fields such as pharmaceuticals, environmental analysis, food and beverage testing, and biochemical research. They are particularly useful for separating complex mixtures of organic compounds, including drugs, natural products, and metabolites.

In summary, BDS columns offer improved chromatographic performance by deactivating hydroxyl groups on the silica surface, thereby minimizing unwanted interactions with polar analytes. This makes them essential tools in modern analytical chemistry for efficient separation and quantification of a wide range of compounds.

Phenomenex is a renowned manufacturer of chromatography columns known for their high-quality products and innovative technologies. When it comes to column efficiency, resolution, and asymmetry, Phenomenex columns consistently deliver exceptional performance across various chromatographic applications.

  1. Column Efficiency: Phenomenex columns are engineered to provide high column efficiency, which is crucial for achieving sharp and well-separated peaks in chromatographic analysis. They employ advanced packing materials and proprietary manufacturing processes to ensure uniform particle size distribution and optimal packing density. This results in reduced band broadening and enhanced peak resolution, allowing for the efficient separation of complex mixtures with minimal peak overlap.
  2. Resolution: Phenomenex columns are designed to maximize resolution, enabling the separation of closely eluting peaks with high precision and accuracy. Whether it’s reverse-phase, normal-phase, or chiral chromatography, Phenomenex offers a diverse range of stationary phases and selectivity tailored to specific separation challenges. Their columns exhibit excellent peak symmetry and minimal tailing, resulting in well-defined chromatographic peaks and reliable quantification of analytes even at trace levels.
  3. Asymmetry: Achieving symmetrical peaks is essential for accurate quantification and reliable peak identification in chromatographic analysis. Phenomenex columns are engineered to minimize asymmetry by optimizing packing uniformity and surface chemistry. Their meticulous manufacturing processes ensure consistent column performance, leading to symmetrical peak shapes and reliable chromatographic results. Additionally, Phenomenex provides a wide selection of guard columns and pre-column filters to further enhance peak symmetry and prolong column lifetime.

Overall, Phenomenex columns excel in delivering superior column efficiency, resolution, and peak symmetry, making them the preferred choice for chromatographers seeking high-performance solutions for their analytical challenges. Whether in pharmaceutical, environmental, food, or other industries, Phenomenex columns consistently meet the demands of modern chromatographic applications with unmatched reliability and performance.


Written by: Claire Ogeto

Published by: Mitchelle Gacheri


𝐋𝐚𝐛𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐒- 𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬

𝐋𝐚𝐛𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, a single software platform, offers authentication, audit trails, electronic signatures, and data management for all lab instrumentation, ensuring faster and more efficient management of instruments and data on a network-compatible analysis system.

Its features include:


Comfortable Operating Environment
Creating a comfortable operating environment is the primary focus of the system, with several key components contributing to this goal. Firstly, the implementation of a single software streamlines operations and ensures a cohesive user experience. Additionally, maintaining an updated record of the operating status of equipment is crucial for seamless functionality. The inclusion of remote access capabilities further enhances the user’s comfort by allowing them to operate the system from a distance.


Remote Access


Safe and Secure Data Management
In tandem with a comfortable operating environment, the system prioritizes safe and secure data management. This involves effective database management to organize and store information efficiently. Robust security measures are in place to safeguard sensitive data, providing users with confidence in the integrity and confidentiality of their information.


Total Support for Regulatory Compliance
The system extends comprehensive support for regulatory compliance, addressing key aspects such as CSV (IQOQ Validation) support, configuration management of client PC, and documentation support. This ensures that the system meets the necessary industry standards and regulatory requirements, promoting trust and reliability.



Multi-Data Report
Efficiency in reporting is another crucial feature, with the system offering a multi-data report capability. This not only reduces validation workload but also allows for the creation of diverse reports for various instruments, utilizing a range of templates to accommodate different needs.


Report creation from various instruments


Peak Integration Algorithm
The integration algorithm plays a pivotal role, featuring a peak integration algorithm that ensures highly accurate detection of shoulder peaks. Users can easily adjust peak-baseline processing, simplifying data analysis and contributing to the overall efficiency of the system.



Report Set
A comprehensive report set functionality enhances the visualization of the sequence of analysis operations. The system automatically protects the sequence of analysis, and digitizes the confirmation process, providing a structured and traceable framework for users. This holistic approach ensures that the system not only creates a comfortable operating environment but also prioritizes data security, regulatory compliance, reporting efficiency, and precise analysis.

𝐋𝐚𝐛𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐒 transforms data management, prioritizing integrity, and high-level security measures.


By: Mitchelle Gacheri 
Marketing Executive- ESTEC LTD

Welcome to the 𝐄𝐫𝐚 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐞

Shimadzu’s ICPMS-2040 Series / ICPMS-2050 Series of ICP Mass Spectrometers has achieved a harmonious blend of environmental-friendliness and analytical performance through its advanced proprietary Mini-Torch System.

Without the need for any special options, it reduces measurement time, contributing to the optimization of your workflow efficiency in trace element analysis.

Moreover, the software comes with various functions, options, and maintenance information that minimize operator intervention, revolutionizing the way you work


Innovative yet Environmentally Conscious

Featuring an advanced mini-torch design and a redesigned collision/reaction cell, our eco-friendly system delivers superior analytical performance. With low argon gas consumption, our mini-torch system utilizes only 11 L/min of argon, significantly less than typical plasma torches, ensuring up to 10 hours of continuous operation from a 7 m3 gas cylinder. Our Eco mode further reduces gas consumption during standby.


Efficient Collision Mode

Our system introduces inert helium gas into the cell to selectively attenuate kinetic energies of polyatomic ions based on their sizes, resulting in fewer by-product ions and making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Additionally, our redesigned gas controller ensures high-speed cell gas purging, shortening introduction and exhaust times for enhanced efficiency.

Proactive Rinsing and Preset Methods

With ProActive Rinsing, the rinsing sequence can be initiated early while collecting data, reducing measurement time and conserving samples. Moreover, our preset analytical methods come pre-configured with optimized settings for common ICPMS applications, allowing for immediate use with minimal training.

Read More:  ICPMS 2040/2050   

By: Mitchelle Gacheri
Marketing Executive- ESTEC LTD

𝐌𝐄𝐄𝐓 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐌- 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐦

🌟 𝐔𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐲𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 🌟

Join us as we celebrate the incredible women shaping the landscape of analytical excellence. With their expertise and dedication, our team continues to push boundaries, drive innovation, and elevate precision in every aspect of our work.

Together, we’re redefining what’s possible in the world of analytical technology. Here’s to the remarkable contributions of our leading ladies in the Indoor Sales Team.



Evelyn Nkatha, serving as the Head of the Indoor Sales Department, stands as a proficient leader in overseeing indoor sales operations, ensuring optimal performance and client satisfaction within the department. She excels as a specialist in chromatographic analytical instruments, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved. Her proficiency extends to laboratory density and concentration, ensuring optimal support for clients in the beverage industry.





Redemptor Ochanda is a versatile expert in elemental analysis, showcasing a depth of knowledge in sample preparation, refractive index, and optical rotation. With a keen eye for detail, Redemptor is dedicated to delivering accurate and reliable results across various analytical domains.





Serah Katini distinguishes herself as the queen of UTM and spectroscopy, leveraging her extensive expertise to provide thorough solutions for all related needs. Clients can trust in her proficiency for precise and effective analytical support.




Loreen Ochieng specializes in sample preparation and emerges as a go-to expert for column-related requirements. Her adeptness extends to elemental analysis, ensuring a well-rounded and dependable analytical support system.



ESTEC celebrates these extraordinary ladies!!


Written By: Gacheri Mitchelle Judy
Marketing Executive – ESTEC LTD

Unveiling Excellence: A Symphony of Cutting-Edge Analytical Solutions from Our Esteemed Partners

In the intricate world of analytical solutions, our commitment to delivering excellence is epitomized by the dynamic collaborations we share with industry-leading partners. These visionary companies are not just suppliers; they are the backbone of our ability to provide state-of-the-art analytical equipment to our clients. Join us on a journey through the diverse array of solutions our esteemed partners bring to the table.


Shimadzu: Elevating Precision Across the Spectrum     

Shimadzu stands at the forefront, supplying us with a comprehensive range of equipment spanning chromatography, spectroscopy, elemental analysis, analytical balances, and advanced data management software. Their commitment to innovation aligns seamlessly with our mission to provide cutting-edge solutions across multiple analytical domains.



Anton Paar: Revolutionizing Lab Measurements     

From density and concentration to volatility and consistency, Anton Paar equips us with a suite of instruments that redefine lab measurements. Their offerings extend to rheology, viscosity, and particle characterization, ensuring our clients have access to the most advanced tools for accurate analysis.



Gerhardt: Mastering Digestion and Analysis             

Gerhardt’s contributions are vital in the realms of digestion, hydrolysis, fiber analysis, solid-liquid extraction, and steam distillation. Their equipment plays a crucial role in ensuring precision and reliability in a variety of analytical processes in the food industry.



Pharmatest: Shaping the Future of Pharmaceutical Analysis     

Pharmatest’s range of dissolution testers, disintegration analyzers, friability and hardness testers, and suppository testing equipment empower us to meet the exacting standards of pharmaceutical analysis. Their commitment to quality aligns seamlessly with our dedication to delivering excellence in every test.


Phenomenex: Unraveling Complexities with HPLC and GC Solutions     

Phenomenex enhances our clients capabilities with high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and gas chromatography (GC) columns. Additionally, their sample preparation kits and QuEChERS kits contribute to seamless and efficient analytical workflows.



Rigaku: Advancing Analytical Insights with Raman Technology     

Rigaku’s Raman technology, embodied in products like Progeny and CQL, revolutionizes analytical processes in pharmaceutical, regulatory, and forensic sectors. Their innovative solutions provide unparalleled insights, further enriching our analytical offerings.



Randox Food Diagnostics & Randox Toxicology: Pioneering Forensic and Clinical Analysis 


Randox offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, including the Evidence Investigator, Multistat, and Evidence Plus. These are integral in the analysis of blood, urine, tissue, and hair, contributing significantly to forensic and clinical investigations.



Zeutec: Harnessing NIR Technology for Diverse Applications     

Zeutec’s Near-Infrared (NIR) technology enhances clients capabilities in testing flour, beer, olive oil, milk, honey, grain, and wine. Their solutions bring precision and efficiency to a wide range of analytical processes.



Memmert: Creating Ideal Environments for Analysis           

Memmert enriches our analytical capabilities with a range of incubators, ovens, water baths, and climate chambers. These instruments create the ideal environments for various analytical processes, ensuring reliable and reproducible results.



Evoqua: Purifying Water, Empowering Analyses             

Evoqua plays a crucial role in our operations by providing state-of-the-art water purification systems. Clean, pure water is fundamental to accurate analytical processes, and Evoqua’s solutions contribute significantly to our commitment to precision.


Optika: Enabling Microscopic Insights             

Optika’s microscopes empower our clients with microscopic insights, facilitating detailed analysis across a spectrum of applications. Their instruments are a cornerstone in our dedication to providing comprehensive analytical solutions.



SI Analytics: Precision Titrations for Analytical Excellence             

SI Analytics’ titrators contribute to the precision and accuracy of our customers analytical processes. Their commitment to excellence aligns seamlessly with our mission to deliver reliable and reproducible results.


WTW: Illuminating Analyses with Colorimeters and Analyzers   

WTW’s offerings, including colorimeters, analyzers, and photometers, bring a new level of illumination to analytical processes. These instruments are crucial in ensuring accurate and reliable results across various applications.


As we celebrate the diverse and innovative solutions provided by our esteemed partners, we acknowledge the pivotal role they play in shaping our commitment to analytical excellence. These collaborations represent more than just transactions; they signify a shared dedication to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of analytical solutions. Together with our partners, we look forward to continuing this journey of innovation and providing our clients with the most advanced and reliable analytical equipment available.


By Mitchelle Gacheri
Marketing Executive- ESTEC LTD

2023 End of Year Party: Celebrating Success, Birthdays, and Team Spirit

Celebrating Success, Birthdays, and Team Spirit


As the year drew to a close, our company decided to bid farewell to the past twelve months with a bang! Our end-of-year party was a dazzling affair, attended by members from all departments, creating a vibrant tapestry of collaboration, laughter, and celebration.

Games Galore

One of the highlights of the evening was the array of games that brought out the competitive spirit in everyone. From speedy challenges that tested our reflexes to mind-bending puzzles that teased our intellect, the games were a hit! The excitement, fierce concentration and joyous moments were capture




Feast for the Senses

No celebration is complete without a feast, and ours was nothing short of spectacular. Delectable dishes and delightful drinks graced our tables as we savored the flavors of success and camaraderie. The atmosphere was buzzing with laughter and the clinking of glasses, a testament to the bonds we’ve built throughout the year.


November Babies Take the Spotlight

As we celebrated the end of the year, we also took a moment to honor our colleagues born in November. The birthday celebration added a personal touch to the afternoon, reminding us of the individuals who make our workplace feel like a second home.

Recognition for Excellence

In a special segment, we recognized and rewarded the best employees of the year. Their dedication, hard work, and contributions to the success of our team were acknowledged with applause and well-deserved accolades. It was a proud moment for everyone as we celebrated the achievements that have shaped our journey throughout the year.





Our end-of-year party was more than just a gathering; it was a celebration of unity, teamwork, and shared accomplishments. As we played, ate, and toasted to the memories of the past year, it became evident that our success is not just in the work we do but also in the bonds we’ve forged as a team.

🥂 🥂 🥂 Here’s to a year filled with challenges conquered, milestones achieved, and the unwavering spirit that defines us.





By Mitchelle Gacheri 
Marketing Executive-ESTEC LTD

Small but MIGHTY: Brevis GC 2050

Shimadzu addresses the demand for a smaller, simpler, and easier-to-use gas chromatograph without compromising performance with the development of the Brevis GC-2050. This compact instrument features a space-saving yet expandable design, ensuring it meets the analytical needs of laboratories in various industries. The GC-2050 boasts a sufficient oven size, a remote display for convenient monitoring, compact and easy maintenance, and reduced energy and gas consumption.


Its features include:

Compact without Compromise

The Brevis GC-2050 is designed to save space while maintaining performance excellence. Its space-saving yet expandable design allows flexibility in various laboratory setups. The GC oven size is sufficient for effective analysis, and the instrument’s remote display enhances accessibility. Furthermore, the compact design ensures ease of maintenance, contributing to operational efficiency while consuming less energy and gas.

Built-in Analytical Intelligence

The Brevis GC-2050 is equipped with built-in analytical intelligence, streamlining operations for enhanced efficiency. It enables automatic remote operation, automates procedures through features like Clean Pilot, ensures analysis starts immediately under optimal conditions with an automatic start and stop function, and facilitates remote control and monitoring through LabSolutions Direct.

Best-in-Class Performance

With the Brevis GC-2050, Shimadzu delivers best-in-class performance, ensuring outstanding analytical reproducibility. The instrument is engineered to meet the high standards required for precise and reliable analytical results, making it a top choice for laboratories seeking uncompromising performance in gas chromatography.

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By Mitchelle Gacheri
Marketing Executive- ESTEC LTD


Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduced the LCMS-9050, a quadrupole Time-of-Flight (Q-TOF) mass spectrometer system designed with technologies developed for Shimadzu LCMS series models.

The LCMS 9050 provides the highest mass accuracy levels available and fast polarity switching. Shimadzu’s proprietary high precision temperature control system inhibits even tiny mass variations caused by external factors, so that the system can be used to measure accurate mass values without worrying about mass calibration.

The stable positive/negative high-speed polarity switching technology enables the simultaneous analysis of positive ions/negative ions, contributing to new applications development and heightened analysis efficiency. To ensure that all users can perform analysis easily and efficiently, Shimadzu has aimed to simplify mass calibration, maintenance, and other non-analysis procedures. Further, combining this system with Shimadzu’s renowned lineup of varied optional equipment enables greater utilization of the characteristics of Q-TOF while greatly expanding the range of data obtainable.


Simpler Accurate Mass Spectrometry
With technologies inherited from the Shimadzu LCMS series, the 9050 can maintain stable long-term mass accuracy.  The system includes an auto-tuning function that uses a standard sample to automatically adjust mass accuracy, resolution, sensitivity, and other parameters.

Provides High-Speed Polarity Switching Even with TOF

The LCMS-9050 provides high-speed polarity switching by substantially shortening the time required for stabilization standby during polarity switching. With the LCMS-9050, stable mass accuracy is shown even during high-speed positive/negative polarity switching, enabling simultaneous positive ion/negative ion analysis.

Accommodates a Variety of Needs

The LCMS-9050 is designed so that a variety of optional devices can be connected. The ESI ionization unit included as standard can easily be replaced with a DPiMS™ probe electrospray ionization unit. In addition, the Q-TOF can be combined with the CLAM™ fully automatic LCMS pretreatment unit, the Nexera Mikros™ micro flowrate system, and the Nexera™ UC supercritical fluid extraction (SFE)/supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) system.

Learn more about the LCMS 9050 Here


Written and Published by Mitchelle Gacheri

Unlocking Innovations: Highlights from our Seminars

In the second quarter of this year. April, ESTEC, held the “Analytical Solutions for Today’s Pharma Industry” Seminar with the aim of training attendees on meeting the Pharma regulatory requirements.

During the seminar, ESTEC aimed to provide comprehensive training to attendees in the pharmaceutical industry, focusing on meeting critical regulatory requirements such as FDA, USP-NF, Ph. Eur, and JP. The event, titled “Analytical Solutions for Today’s Pharma Industry,” covered a diverse range of topics to enhance participants’ understanding and skills in the pharmaceutical analytical field.

Seminar Highlights:

Server-Based Total Solution Software (LIMS): The seminar delved into the implementation of cutting-edge server-based total solution software, particularly LabSolution CS. This software is designed to streamline and optimize the processes involved in pharmaceutical testing instruments, providing a centralized platform for data management.

Technological Advancements in Pharmaceutical Physical Parameters Testing: Attendees had the opportunity to explore the latest technological advancements in testing pharmaceutical physical parameters. The discussion included breakthroughs in analytical instrumentation and techniques, ensuring that participants were up-to-date with the industry’s technological landscape.

Managing Impurities & Cleaning Validation Solutions for Pharma: The seminar addressed crucial aspects of pharmaceutical manufacturing, focusing on managing impurities and implementing effective cleaning validation solutions. This session provided valuable insights into maintaining compliance with industry standards and ensuring the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products.

Redefining Separation, Resolution & Throughput in Pharma Testing: The event also explored innovations in separation techniques, resolution enhancement, and throughput optimization in pharmaceutical testing. This segment aimed to redefine the analytical processes involved in pharmaceutical testing, contributing to improved efficiency and accuracy.

Collaboration with Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE:

ESTEC collaborated with experts from Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE to ensure the delivery of top-notch knowledge from some of the world’s best experts in analytical solutions. Shimadzu, a renowned leader in analytical instrumentation, brought its wealth of experience and expertise to enrich the seminar sessions.


Attendee Experience:

Attendees in the pharmaceutical industry had a valuable experience of learning, engaging in discussions, networking with industry experts, and enjoying the collaborative atmosphere of the event. The seminar provided a platform for professionals to stay abreast of industry trends, exchange ideas, and build meaningful connections within the pharmaceutical analytical community.

This seminar not only contributed to the professional development of the attendees but also fostered a sense of community and collaboration within the pharmaceutical industry. Participants left with enhanced knowledge, practical insights, and a network of contacts to support their ongoing work in the dynamic field of pharmaceutical analytics.



After the successful pharmaceutical seminar, the collaborative teams of ESTEC and SMEA ventured to the Hilton Garden Inn in Kampala, Uganda, strategically extending their reach to the Ugandan market. The ensuing “Stretching Sensitivity & Accuracy Limits in Laboratory Testing” Seminar drew participants from a spectrum of sectors, including Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Security, Regulatory Bodies, and Education & Research.


The comprehensive seminar agenda covered an array of pertinent topics designed to offer innovative solutions to diverse industries. Discussions delved into the technological advancements in chromatography, encompassing HPLC, LCMCMC, and GCMSMS. Additionally, there was a focus on advancements in physical parameters testing, server-based network software solutions, UTM application, elemental impurities & heavy metal testing solutions, regulatory requirements & accreditation processes, and nitrogen determination & fiber analysis techniques.

The purposeful inclusion of these topics addressed specific needs across sectors such as pharmaceuticals, environmental studies, research initiatives, food & beverages production, steel industries, forensic & security concerns. Attendees not only engaged in insightful discussions but also seized the opportunity to network with professionals from various fields. The event provided a platform for knowledge exchange, skill enhancement, and enjoyable interactions, complemented by delectable food to create a well-rounded and enriching experience for all participants.