ST. JOSEPH, MI-A panel of scientists and industry journalists has awarded the Citius LC-HRT, a high resolution time of flight mass spectrometry system fromLECO Corp. with the 2011 Pittcon Editors’ Gold Award. This award signifies the most innovative product introduced at Pittcon, the world's annual premier conference and exposition on laboratory science. The Citius LC-HRT was selected from products presented by nearly 1,000 exhibitors at the show.

The Citius LC-HRT system utilizes LECO’s Folded Flight Path technology to provide full-range mass spectra at speeds of up to 200 spectra per second, and resolutions of up to 100,000.