HPLC systems and accessories include products and components involved in the identification, analysis and separation process. Market for HPLC systems and accessories can be segmented by product type, applications and geography. The various products include sample injectors, pumps, columns, fraction collectors, detectors and others. The HPLC technique has applications in various fields such as life sciences research, industrial chemicals, manufacturing processes, etc.
The major factors augmenting growth of the market are rigorous investments by both established and start up firms, emergence of robotics and updated automation systems, rapid advancements in pharmaceutical and biotechnological research. In addition, with the introduction of economic devices and integrated technological platforms are expected to play an instrumental role in enhancing the use and uptake of HPLC systems and accessories. Threat of substitutes and emergence of local players results into perfect competition markets, might hamper the growth of the market. Some of the major players in the market are Agilent Technologies, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Shimadzu Corp., Sigma-Aldrich Corporation and Hichrom Limited.