Boost productivity and generate data confidently with SCION Instruments, Gas & Liquid Chromatography solutions.
Built on the history of Chrompack and Varian in GC and GC-MS, SCION Instruments was acquired by the Techcomp group in 2014.
SCION Instruments designs, develops, supplies and supports GC, GC-MS, LC and Compass CDS (chromatography data system) product lines.
The company prides itself for manufacturing in Europe at facilities in Goes, The Netherlands with its headquarters based in Livingston, Scotland. SCION Instruments maintains a global infrastructure to support sales around the world. As well as providing support for SCION Instruments customers, there is also service and support available for users of legacy Varian systems.
To build a sustainable and brighter future together with our customers by providing user-friendly, state of the art, chromatography solutions.
SCION Instruments is committed to continuing the 50+ year legacy of product and service innovation.
In 2014, SCION Instruments was acquired by Techcomp Europe Ltd, a group of European companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of analytical systems, life science equipment and laboratory instruments with operations dating back to 1920.
As well as SCION Instruments the Group comprises:
Edinburgh Instruments – (Designed and manufactured in the U.K.) World leaders in Photoluminescence, Raman, UV-Vis and Transient Absorption.
Froilabo – (with factories in France and Romania) specialises in Ultra Low Temperature technologies.
Precisa – (manufacturing in Switzerland) offers a complete range of high precision metrology and weighing solutions.
Edinburgh Sensors – (based in Scotland) world’s leading manufacturers of gas detectors for cutting-edge gas sensing solutions.
Dynamica – (based in the UK) that supplies a wide range of analytical and laboratory instruments.
Techcomp Europe is owned by Techcomp (Holdings) Ltd whose ordinary shares are traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) as stock code 1298.
We are fully committed to being recognised as an ethical and trustworthy company and try to ensure we embed policies and processes across the group, and integrate them into day-to-day business practice.
Wherever possible we work continuously to reduce our carbon footprint and deliver products that are eco-friendly and non-hazardous to the environment.
We also strongly believe in supporting developments in new technology and work closely with universities and companies to bring new ideas to market.
Varian Associates Founded By Russell H. & Sigurd F. Varian with capital of $22,000
Chrompack acquired by Varian and manufacturing transferred to NL
Varian Inc. spun off as a manufacturer of analytical instrumentation
The GC and GC-MS products become part of Bruker
The GC, GC-MS and CDS product lines are acquired by Techcomp to form SCION Instruments.