Lab Water Company Continues to Expand

Waterford, WI 9/24/18—Laboratory water purification system provider Avidity Science has purchased CT Chemicals for an undisclosed amount. CT Chemicals is a manufacturer and provider of filtration products for water applications. “By expanding Avidity’s portfolio of water purification solutions to include ion exchange and filtration media and cartridges, this acquisition supports our objective of becoming a more valuable research tools partner and is another step forward in our mission of enabling science to improve the quality of life,” said Avidity Science CEO Doug Lohse.

Avidity Science, the new name for the company encompassing the former Edstrom Industries and Triple Red brands, has 275 employees, according to BizTimes, In addition to lab water systems, the company also provides environmental control systems and automated watering systems for livestock. Private equity firm Shoreview Industries acquired shares in Edstrom Industries in 2016, growing the company with the addition of Triple Red last year (see IBO 9/30/17).

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