Press Release 03 Feb 2017 Wexford, Ireland – February 3, 2017 – Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) officially opened a new site expansion at their state-of-the-art manufacturing and assembly facilities in Wexford, Ireland. “The Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Wexford, Ireland is instrumental to our global manufacturing strategy. We strive to consistently develop reliable products that not only meet our customer’s needs, but also contribute to their success,” said Christopher J. O’ Connell, President and CEO, Waters Corporation. “This expansion will allow for significant increases in operations, services and development functions onsite.” This year marks Waters’ 20th anniversary in Wexford. Since commencing operations in 1997, the company has seen continuous and sustained growth. Presently, over 300 people are employed in the 145,000 square foot facility that manufactures chromatography columns, solid-phase extraction devices and mass spectrometry instruments. Liam Hore, Senior Director of Wexford Operations stated “This latest expansion has been facilitated by the excellent and dedicated workforce of the Waters Technologies Ireland Ltd team and positions Wexford Operations to support the strategic growth objectives of Waters Corporation.” About Waters Corporation (www.waters.com) Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) develops and manufactures advanced analytical science technologies for laboratory-dependent organizations. For more than 50 years, the Company has pioneered a connected portfolio of separations science, laboratory information management, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis systems.