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Trying to reach the Pharmaceutical XRD Market?
Reserve your exhibit space at the 9th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium PPXRD-9
Complete details on exhibiting and sponsorships to promote your products and services to the pharmaceutical XRD market (PDF)

Exhibition: 23-24 February 2010

Concurrent with the symposium and evening poster session and reception will be a commercial exhibition of analytical instrumentation and related products and services. Exhibitors are invited to inquire about exhibit reservations and sponsorship opportunities.


Anton Paar USA
10215 Timber Ridge Drive
Ashland, VA  23005

Anton Paar produces high-end instruments for materials science for understanding and optimizing materials properties. The SAXSess mc2 is a new measuring system for nanostructure analysis using small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS). SAXS is a well-known analytical method for nanostructure analysis. It is used in both scientific and materials research, and in routine characterization of materials during production or processing. The SAXSess mc2 is a tool for investigating nanostructures in different materials including proteins, foods, pharmaceuticals, polymers, nanoparticles and catalysts.

Bruker AXS, Inc.
5465 East Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI  53711

Bruker AXS is a leading provider of advanced X-ray systems, providing innovative solutions for polymorph screening, micro spot analysis, homogeneity mapping, structure solution and phase identification in-situ and off-line. Bruker's unique state-of-the-art products find special application in drug discovery, high-throughput screening for combinatorial analysis, drug development, failure analysis and quality control.

International Centre for Diffraction Data
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA  19073

The International Centre for Diffraction Data® (ICDD®) is a non-profit scientific organization dedicated to collecting, editing, publishing, and distributing powder diffraction data for the identification of materials. ICDD maintains and distributes the Powder Diffraction File™ for use in materials characterization via X-ray analysis.  For the pharmaceutical market, ICDD offers PDF-4/Organics 2010 featuring 406,773 entries designed for rapid materials identification.

inXitu, Inc.
2551 Casey Avenue, Suite A
Mountain View, CA  94043

inXitu Inc. is a leader in portable XRD/XRF based instrumentation specializing in developing the technologies required to enable the next generation of scientific instruments used for materials analysis. The technology used in its portable rock and mineral analyzer, Terra,  received a prestigious R&D 100 award and was chosen to fly on the Mars Science Laboratory rover scheduled for launch in 2011.

The powder handling methods can dramatically improve the quality of XRD data while reducing the requirements for sample preparation. inXitu’s patented technique makes possible quality XRD data to be collected regardless of the grain size of the sample.  Inxitu will feature its field portable XRD/XRF instrument, Terra, as well as its laboratory benchtop instrument, BTX.  

Micro Photonics
4972 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA  18106

Micro Photonics offers the latest X-ray Diffractometers, Micro- & Nano- CTs, X-ray CCD detectors and X-ray sources. Micro Photonics provides a full line of STOE and Hecus systems for single crystal, powder, and small-angle scattering XRD. High Precision and true German engineering make the STOE Combi instrument the best for Pharmaceutical combitorial powder measurements. GMP software, 96 sample holder. The Hecus gives unrivalled resolution into the study of Nano-particles and dissolution measurements. The SkyScan tomographs give an unrivalled combination of resolution, scan speed, and dynamic 3D imaging. Improve your laboratory capabilities with a high resolution Photonic Science Laue / X-ray detector or brilliant Xenoc X-ray source / optics.

Oxford Cryosystems, Inc.
7 Jackson Road
Devens, MA  01434

Oxford Cryosystems is the proud manufacturer of the 700 Series Cryostream (80-400K) & Cryostream Plus (80-500K) liquid nitrogen systems, as well as the COBRA non-liquid nitrogen Cryostream (80-400K). We are also proud to produce the N-HeliX, an open flow nitrogen and helium cryostat and the Phenix, an elegant, tilting, 11K helium cryostat for powder diffraction.

Remember, if it isn't made by Oxford Cryosystems, it isn't a Cryostream.

117 Flanders Rd
Westborough, MA  01581

PANalytical is the world's leading supplier of analytical instrumentation for X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry, with more than half a century of experience. XRPD is an essential tool for polymorph detection and quantification of APIs and %crystallinity of powders and tablets, as well as nondestructive detection of counterfeit drugs even through blister packaging. XRF provides elemental analysis capabilities for catalyst residue, heavy metal impurities, and general use materials (GUMs) identification.