Innovation in Preparative SFC

About PIC Solution

PIC Solution SAS

PIC Solution SAS was founded in France in 2004 as a company specializing in supercritical fluid chromatography. The company is based in Avignon, France where the analytical and preparative SFC systems are manufactured. Equipment ranges from 10 ml/min analytical SFC units to preparative SFC units with flow rates up to 1000 ml/min. More recently, PIC Solution has started a range of SFE equipment, mainly focused on pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications.

PIC Solution Inc

PIC Solution Inc was started in 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of PIC Solution SAS after several successful years for the parent company in Europe. Al Lipper, our West Coast Sales Manager, joined the company in 2013 to expand our coverage on the West Coast of the country. We have a small and growing community of users on both sides of the country.

Mohamed Shaimi, PhD

President and owner, PIC Solution SAS.

Dr Shaimi earned his PhD while working at Prochrom SA in Champigneulles, France, specializing in supercritical fluid chromatography. He later joined Chiral Technologies, Inc and then Merck Inc in Rahway where he worked in the purification group, again in SFC. He returned to France in 2004 to start PIC Solution.

Geoffrey B Cox, PhD,

President, PIC Solution Inc.

Dr Cox was awarded his PhD at the University of Sheffield, UK and after postdoctoral work at the University of Reading, he joined the Laboratory of the Government Chemist in London where he worked on the then novel technique of HPLC. He later moved to DuPont as European Applications Chemist and subsequently - in the first of several transatlantic moves - to DuPont's Columns R&D group in Glasgow, DE. He joined Prochrom in 1989, moving to the French headquarters in 1992 as Director, R&D. He later moved to Chiral Technologies SAS as Director, Technology and moved back to the USA with Chiral Technologies Inc as VP Technology. He started PIC Solution Inc in 2011.