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  1. Genuine or Counterfeit? Identifying the authenticity of your industrial process filters

    Counterfeiting affects business-to-business activity in many industries; recycled items, unapproved components, stolen goods all play a part. With industrial process filters, how can you guarantee authenticity? This blog explores what to look out for when identifying a counterfeit product. Read on to find out.

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  2. Are you neglecting your filters?

    Effective water filtration means saving money, improving your eco-credentials and benefiting your health. However, what happens when you don’t maintain your water filters? There are many implications that can occur when water filtration is not maintained to a high standard. Regularly changing water filters is crucial to ensuring safe water.

     

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  3. Filters: the unsung heroes

    Water is a universal solvent. It is vital to life from drinking, to manufacturing processes, washing, cleaning, and its essential applications in science - the list is endless. It is easy to take safe and clean water for granted; filtered water ensures we can conduct reliable experiments, consume safe and great tasting food and drink. If this process is disrupted or compromised in any way it can wreak havoc.

    This three part blog will explore what water filtration is, its importance, the implications for unkept filters and will take a glimpse into the underworld of counterfeit filters.

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  4. Spotlight on BMDS - A Newly Acquired Business to Avidity Science

    BMDS Animal Identification Reader

    BMDS Animal Identification Reader

    For the last 35 years Bio Medic Data Systems (BMDS) has assisted with the requirement to identify and track research animals. BMDS launched the first Electronic Lab Animal Monitoring System (ELAMS) back in 1987. Today, BMDS leads the industry in RFID animal identification to the global research market.   

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  5. Avidity Science™ Expands Biomedical Research Solutions

    Avidity Science™ Expands Biomedical Research Solutions Through Acquisition of New Companies

    New Companies Logos

    Waterford, WI | October 26, 2020 – Today, Avidity Science announces significant steps in expanding its global leadership in biomedical research solutions via the acquisition of Bio Medic Data Systems, Hydropac®, Lab Products, Inc., and Harford Systems. These investments expand Avidity’s portfolio of water purification and delivery products, control and monitoring solutions, and service capabilities to enhance its support of the global biomedical research community.

    “We are excited about this investment as it adds critical products, capabilities, and services to our industry-leading biomedical research portfolio,” said Doug Lohse, chief executive officer, Avidity Science. “Bio Medic Data Systems, Hydropac®, and Lab Products are recognized leaders in innovation, and we will now be able to offer the most comprehensive and technologically-advanced portfolio of products and services to support biomedical research around the world.”

     

    • BMDS provides advanced state-of-the-art products for the safest, most accurate identification of research models available today, creating fully integrated systems designed to automate gathering, recording, and validating research data for researchers and facilities.
    • Hydropac® is a unique water pouch and valve system that re-defines water delivery. A complete research model watering solution, the revolutionary Hydropac® system features a single-use, disposable, FDA grade flexible film water pouch combined with a single-use, sterile Disposable Valve™ and an on-site machine for filling and sealing the pouches.
    • Lab Products, Inc. manufactures an extensive line of research mod
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  6. Avidity Science™ Expands Water Purification Leadership Via Acquisition of Cascada™ and Operations Investment in Asia

    Avidity Science™ Expands Water Purification Leadership Via Acquisition of Cascada™ and Operations Investment in Asia

     

    Waterford, WI | April 28, 2020 – Today Avidity Science announces significant steps in expanding its global leadership in water purification solutions via the acquisition of the Cascada Lab Water Purification product line from Pall® China and establishing manufacturing and distribution operations in Jiaxing, China. These investments expand Avidity’s portfolio of water purification solutions for science and provide regional capabilities to enhance its support of both its life sciences and biomedical research customers throughout Asia.

     Expands Water Purification Leadership in Asia

    “We are excited about our investments as they add critical products, capabilities, and services to our industry-leading water purification portfolio,” said Doug Lohse, chief executive officer, Avidity Science. “With the addition of manufacturing and distribution capacity in China, we will now be able to support the rapid growth of life-saving research throughout Asia.”

     

    The Cascada™ Lab Water Purification product line brings a full complement of water purification solutions for all water types used in Life Sciences research. “The portfolio offers a unique combination of flexible, secure pretreatment design, dual water quality models covering all water types, and informative operator interfaces which aligns with our customers’ needs,” said Tim McDougle, managing director and head of Avidity’s Global Lab Water business.

     

    “We are pleased with this transaction and are confident that Avidity Science will continue supporting our Cascada customers with strong product and service offerings. We are excited for our Cascada associates to join the growing Avidity Science team and ensuring a smooth business transition,” said Allen Li vice president and g

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  7. Avidity Science Acquires Edstrom Japan Ltd

    Edstrom Japan

    Avidity Science Acquires Edstrom Japan Ltd

    WATERFORD, Wis., October 17, 2019 -- Avidity Science is pleased to announce it has completed its acquisition of Edstrom Japan Ltd. The acquisition furthers Avidity Science's efforts to build its global footprint supporting the research tools market.

    Based in Tokyo, Japan, Edstrom Japan has provided a broad range of product and service solutions into the Japanese vivarium research market for over 30 years. In addition to supporting the Avidity Science water purification portfolio, Edstrom Japan provides a wide range of equipment, consumables, and services used in biomedical research.

    "By acquiring Edstrom Japan, we will expand our customer engagement in Asia, supporting our objective of becoming a more valuable research tools partner in key markets," said Doug Lohse, Chief Executive Officer, Avidity Science. “This is another step forward in our mission of enabling science to improve the quality of life.”

    "We are excited about how the capabilities of Edstrom Japan will enable our company to provide both high-quality products and services in Japan," said Yasuto Tamukai, Managing Director – Greater Asia, Avidity Science.

    About Avidity Science

    Avidity Science is a worldwide leader in water purification systems and laboratory equipment for scientific research and healthcare facilities. Since its inception in 1969, it has built a leadership position in the laboratory research market through a unique combination of water purification and delivery, environmental monitoring, and service solutions. Visit us at www.AvidityScience.com.

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  8. Avidity Science Launches Geno CL Series, Setting a New Standard For Deionized (DI) Water Purification Systems

    Avidity Science Launches Geno CL



    Long Crendon, UK | 6 August, 2019
    Avidity Science is proud to be launching the next generation of Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water (CLRW) systems, the Avidity Science GenoTM CL.  Avidity Science will showcase the Geno™ CL along with its broad range of water purification solutions at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaheim, CA,

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  9. Avidity Science Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

     Avidity Science Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

    Waterford, WI, February 18, 2019 – Avidity Science launches its golden anniversary today with a year-long celebration of achievements and milestones from the past 50 years.  From humble beginnings in a small farmhouse, Avidity Science, formerly known as Edstrom Industries; has expanded to become a leading innovator in the global science community through a unique combination of water purification and delivery, environmental monitoring, and service solutions.  Today, more than 17 million Edstrom™ animal watering valves operate worldwide. 

    Commenting on the golden anniversary milestone, Doug Lohse, CEO said, “The same commitment to quality and innovation established in 1969 by the company’s founders, Bill and Sy

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  10. Avidity Science Acquires CT Chemicals Inc.

    Avidity Science Acquires CT Chemicals Inc.


    WATERFORD, Wis., Sept. 24, 2018 -- Avidity Science is pleased to announce it has completed its acquisition of CT Chemicals Inc. The acquisition furthers Avidity Science's efforts to broaden its range of products and solutions supporting the research tools market.


    Based in Lebanon, OH, CT Chemicals manufactures and sells filtration products including ion exchange and filtration media-based solutions used in water purification applications. CT Chemicals' broad range of products are widely used by pharmaceutical, biotech, academic, and government customers.

    "By expanding Avidity's portfolio of water purification solutions to include ion exchange and filtration media and cartridges, this acquisition

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