Acquisition broadens SUEZ’s analytical instruments portfolio, provides new and existing market opportunities for microbial monitoring.
SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions has completed the acquisition of Sentinel Monitoring Systems, a microbial monitoring company headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. The latter develops products that provide real-time and near-real-time solutions to monitor the effectiveness of microbial control within life sciences ultrapure water and manufacturing processes. Under this purchase agreement, SUEZ has acquired all of Sentinel Monitoring Systems’ business.
Microbial monitoring plays a critical role in ensuring the safety of patients from harmful bacteria viruses, and other contaminants. Sentinel’s technology can detect individual microorganisms “150 times faster than convention methods”, the company claimed, reducing the risk of microbial contamination and allowing manufacturers to respond quickly to control risk and minimise impacts to downstream operations before irreversible damage is created. As a result, SUEZ will become a supplier to offer the full range of compendial water testing methods to life science markets, including Total organic Carbon, Conductivity, Bacterial Endotoxin Testing, and Bioburden, increasing productivity, lowering operating costs, and improving risk management.
Yuvbir Singh, CEO of SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions, commented: “Sentinel Monitoring Systems is a company with a strong track record of pioneering innovation since it launched in 2014. As we continue to grow our business, we believe that this acquisition broadens our analytical instruments portfolio and is an opportunity for SUEZ, our customers, employees, and partners around the world.”