GERSTEL Solutions worldwide No. 16
Ready for the future

In this issue

Company News

NRW State Governor visits GERSTEL
Hannelore Kraft, Governor of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), paid GERSTEL a visit to get first-hand information about the conditions under which technology companies in the German “Mittelstand” operate.

Material and Environmental Analysis

A Sea of Polymers
Microplastic particles in the marine environment could have a bigger impact than previously thought: Pyrolysis GC/MS helps with the characterization.

Metabolomics (Part 2)

Sample Preparation with the GERSTEL MPS Dual Head WorkStation
Part two in our series looks into the field of lipidomics focusing on automated Lipid Fractionation using SPE.

Automation Technology

Looking for Automation?
What should you look for and what should be considered before buying a new autosampler for GC/MS and LC/MS – an overview

Automated Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE)

Speeding up the workflow
In addition to SPE workflows, the GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler (MPS) can perform fully automated liquid-liquid extraction.

Forensic Science and Toxicology

Automated determination of THC, CBN and CBD in human hair
In a joint research project with an Institute of Forensic Medicine, GERSTEL has successfully automated a validated method for THC, CBN and CBD in hair

Forensic, Pharmaceutical Research and Doping Analysis

What a drop of blood reveals
In blood analysis, Dried Blood Spot (DBS) sampling and analysis is a convincing alternative – especially when it is automated using the GERSTEL MPS.

Flavor, Fragrance, and Odor Analysis

A new Twist: Sensitive SBSE determination of free acids and phenols
The US-based flavor analysis expert Ray Marsili, Ph.D. has expanded the scope of SBSE analysis of food, beer and sweaty garments.

Mycotoxin Monitoring

Nine steps forward
Determining nine mycotoxins in one run without relying on immunoaffinity cartridges or human intervention? More about the SPE-LC-MS/MS multi-method on page

Company News

GERSTEL expands in Southeast Asia
Ever increasing demand for intelligently automated solutions from GERSTEL made it necessary to expand into larger offices in Singapore.

Automated Sample Preparation

The perfect blend
By automating and miniaturizing the blending process Symrise, the Germany-based global player increased the productivity of its flavor and fragrance development.


Thermal Desorption Unit – TDU 2
GERSTEL MPS with SID 1D/2D Barcode Reader
GERSTEL quickMix

Application: Conducting E&L Studies more efficiently