Hygiena acquires DuPont Diagnostics

Hygiena, a company specializing in rapid food safety and environmental sanitation testing, today announced that it has acquired DuPont Diagnostics.

The company, located at the DuPont Experimental Station in Wilmington, was the global food safety diagnostic business of DuPont. It was formed in 1992 as Qualicon, and it’s primary business has been a series of rapid testing methods for food safety. These include the BAX® System, RiboPrinter® System, Lateral Flow System, StatMedia™ and Dehydrated Culture Media product lines.

“Hygiena now offers testing solutions to cover the full food manufacturing process, from sanitation monitoring to finished product testing,” said Steven Nason, chief executive officer of Hygiena, in a press release.

Hygiena is based in Camarillo, California, with offices in Wilmington, the United Kingdom, and China.

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