Worthing, United Kingdom – 15 June 2017 – At the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, IAFP 2017 (Tampa, USA, 9-12th July), Seward will be showcasing both its new and established sample preparation products for microbiological analysis on Booth #541. Seward’s recently launched Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender is expected to generate significant interest, together with its products for large volume food sample preparation and FDA BAM* methods – these include the Stomacher® 4500 BAM. Seward will also highlight its Insterprep range of sterile pre-weighed media.
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17 March 2017 – Seward, makers of Stomacher® laboratory blenders, will be showcasing its new generation Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender at Pittcon 2017 in Chicago from 5-9th March. Also on Booth 4852, Seward will demonstrate its range of new ECO sample preparation bags which, when used in combination with the Stomacher 400 EVO, deliver significant cost savings in sample preparation for food microbiology. Continue reading
Seward Ltd, makers of the Stomacher® Lab System and Insterprep® sterile media, is very pleased to announce that it has merged with its sister company, C-Tech Electronics Ltd, to form a new vertically integrated manufacturing company called FermionX Ltd. There will be no change to Seward’s name, and its high standard of operations known and expected by its customers will also remain the same, but with the added benefit of increased technical resource for R&D, customer support and manufacturing.
The merger represents a significant development for stakeholders, creating a company with combined turnover of circa £6M. This move consolidates two companies with shared core values on strong customer relationships, quality and value-added products and service.
FermionX will continue to operate through its individual brands; Seward, manufacturers of globally renowned Stomacher® lab blenders, and C-Tech Electronics, providing comprehensive electronic contract manufacturing services. The Company will leverage both brands’ respective strengths for the benefit of its customers with greater resources for manufacturing, R&D and global sales and distribution footprint.
The merger provides a greater technical resource for Seward to enhance its R&D strategy, an area which has gained emphasis recently with the launch of the Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender and Insterprep® range of pre-weighed, sterile media. Continue reading
New Seward Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender and sterile media products for food microbiology testing to be shown in U.S. for the first time
18 July 2016 – Seward Ltd, world leaders in sample preparation, will be introducing two new products to the U.S. at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting in St Louis, Missouri, 31st July to 3rd August. On Booth #221, the most significant development in the Stomacher® range for many years – the new Seward Stomacher® 400 EVO and accompanying Stomacher® 400 ECO bags – will be highlighted alongside Seward’s updated range of Insterprep® sterile sampling bags and sachets. These new products enable food microbiology laboratories to operate in a highly efficient way, with the likelihood of significant cost savings. Continue reading
Insterprep instantly soluble, pre-weighed media range ensures fast and accurate sample preparation
The Seward Insterprep range of instantly soluble sterile media
5th July 2016 – Seward Ltd, manufacturers of the renowned Stomacher® blender and creators of the Insterprep® range of instantly soluble sterile media, has teamed up with Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) as their primary distribution partner for Insterprep in the UK.
The world’s leading laboratory blender has EVOlved
Munich, Germany – 10 May 2016 – Seward Ltd., manufacturer of the renowned Stomacher® blender for 40 years, has introduced the all new Seward Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender, together with Stomacher® 400 ECO sample preparation bags, at Analytica, Munich (10-13 May, 2016). The Stomacher 400 EVO has been engineered and designed to make it even easier to use, almost silent in operation, and with the rugged and dependable day-to-day performance for which Stomacher 400 blenders are renowned. Laboratories can also save up to 25% on consumables by using the Seward Stomacher 400 EVO with the new Stomacher ECO bags. These use significantly less plastic, saving waste and making them both economical and eco-friendly. Continue reading
4th April 2016 – Seward Ltd., manufacturer of the original Stomacher® laboratory paddle blenders and accessories used in sample preparation for microbiological analysis, announces that the Stomacher® has been used in the preparation of faecal samples for a variety of analyses, in addition to microbiology, in the medical and bioresearch fields. A notable new application is the use of Seward’s products in the emerging field of faecal flora transplants. Continue reading
India’s largest employment sector focuses on enhancing consumer safety
Seward Ltd., manufacturer of the original Stomacher® laboratory paddle blenders and accessories used in sample preparation for microbiological analysis, announces that its Technical Director, Stuart Ray, has recently presented as an invited speaker at a prestigious food safety conference. The 10th National Food Safety and Quality Summit, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi, focused on ‘Integrating Global Perspectives on Food Safety and Quality for Enhanced Consumer Safety’.
This flagship summit is the 10th since India introduced its Food Safety & Standards Act in 2006, its importance is notable since the Food & Beverage industry has now become the largest employment sector in India, having overtaken Textiles. As experts in sample preparation, Seward was invited to present alongside speakers from the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Food Processing, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, as well as other leading representatives from the food manufacturing, safety and quality industry. Continue reading
Worthing, UK – 8th October 2015 – Seward Ltd., manufacturer of the world leading range of original Stomacher® laboratory paddle blenders and accessories used in sample preparation for microbiological analysis, announces that it is exhibiting at India Lab Expo 2015 in Hyderabad, 8th to 10th October. On Stand C67, Seward will highlight the newest addition to its range of Stomacher blenders, the heavy duty Stomacher 4500. This large volume blender complements the Stomacher 400 Circulator laboratory paddle blender – the work horse of many food testing laboratories worldwide, preparing for analysis over 8 million food samples per day. Continue reading