Avantor® Hichrom

Founded in 1978, Hichrom are one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of ultra high performance and high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC & HPLC) columns and accessories before becoming part of the VWR chromatography family in 2015. 

Throughout the world, we are known for our quality, excellence and technical expertise and we pride ourselves on our commitment to Research and Development and our ongoing success as a UK manufacturer and exporter.

All Avantor® manufactured columns are produced within our ISO9001 / ISO14001 accredited facilities in the UK.

Avantor® Technical Support

Find out how our experienced team of chromatographers can support your research...

Avantor® Technical Training

We offer a wide range of seminars and webinars covering many practical and theoretical aspects of chromatography


We provide all of the columns you need for your HPLC and UHPLC applications...

Chiral Chromatography

A key area of analysis and we have all of the products and knowhow you need...

Supercritical Fluid Chromatography

Supercritical fluid chromatography is increasingly popular with analysts. Find out more about the products here...

Size Exclusion Chromatography

Size-exclusion chromatography is used in many biopharmaceutical applications and protein separations. Find out our range of products...

Gas Chromatography

Gas chromatography is important in trace analyses and in many industrial applications...

Column Packing and Custom Columns

We can pack your materials if you prefer and even reserve key media so supply is assured.


We stock a wide range of fittings and consumables – just ask.


Avantor® has an exceptionally strong Research and Development team that is unrivalled throughout the UK.