SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions completed the acquisition of Sentinel Monitoring Systems, a real-time microbial monitoring company headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. Sentinel Monitoring Systems 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. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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 150x faster than conventional methods, reducing the risk of microbial contamination and allowing manufacturers to respond quickly to control risk and minimize impacts to downstream operations before irreversible damage is created. In addition, with Sentinel Monitoring Systems' advanced technology and industry knowledge, SUEZ will enhance its Analytical Instruments portfolio. As a result, SUEZ will become a leading 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.
"Sentinel Monitoring Systems is a great company with a strong track record of pioneering innovation since it launched in 2014," said Yuvbir Singh, Chief Executive Officer, SUEZ's Water Technologies & Solutions. "As we continue to grow our business, we believe that this acquisition broadens our Analytical Instruments portfolio and is a tremendous opportunity for SUEZ, our customers, employees, and partners around the world."
SUEZ has a comprehensive and competitive suite of water monitoring products and services in our Analytical Instruments portfolio for the Life Sciences and Industrial and Environmental markets. Integrating Sentinel Monitoring Systems into our existing portfolio will allow access to new and growing markets in addition to innovative technology, solutions, and employee talent that will benefit our customers and partners worldwide.