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Hach Acquires BioTector

April 2, 2014

Loveland, Colo.—April 2, 2014—We are pleased to announce that an Ireland-based affiliate of Hach Company*( has acquired BioTector Analytical Systems, Limited (, located in Cork, Ireland.

BioTector designs and manufactures Online Liquid Analyzers and is a global leader in Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analysis.  Hach has been a key distribution partner for BioTector since 2010, contributing to the outstanding growth of their TOC product line.  TOC is an important parameter for municipal and industrial customers globally and BioTector has established a leadership position in this area based on its innovative oxidation system, deep applications insight and outstanding quality record.  Lance Reisman, President of Hach, said “We are excited about the BioTector product offering because it’s capable of detecting a wide range of organic compounds and given our positive partnership history, we feel adding BioTector to the Hach-Lange family is a natural fit.”  BioTector is well positioned to continue its growth for years to come with more than 1,500 installations in 48 countries worldwide.  BioTector’s patented technology offers unrivalled accuracy and reliability in applications ranging from chemical production, airport de-icing to dairy production.  As a part of Hach-Lange, the BioTector commitment to product leadership, solid technical support and client satisfaction will continue into the future.  

About Hach

For over 60 years, Hach Company has developed innovative solutions used to test the quality of water, liquids and air. Manufactured and distributed worldwide, Hach systems are designed to simplify analysis by offering sophisticated on-line instrumentation, accurate portable laboratory equipment, high-quality prepared reagents, complete easy-to-follow methods, and life-time technical support.  

About Biotector Analytical Systems, Limited

BioTector Analytical Systems, Limited was established in Ireland in 1995. The founders come from a background of over 30 years in the 'Analyzer Service Industry' which included TOC measurement. Based on experience in the industry, the need for a new technology was recognized and this led to the development of the range of BioTector On-Line Analyzers.  BioTector Analytical Systems' product range now consists of TOC, TN and TP measurement instruments for environmental monitoring, process control and waste minimization.

* Hach for purposes of this document includes Hach Company (the US organization) and Hach Lange GmbH (the German organization) and all of their global affiliates that operate under the Hach or Hach Lange names.

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