Lovibond Tintometer is one of the leading companies in the field of water analysis. The trade-name Lovibond is synonymous to quality, accuracy and reliability. The company offers innovative products for the precise determination of different types of water: water in swimming pools, drinking water, waste water, surface and ground water, untreated water and effluents, through to cooling water and boiler water. The product range comprises: electronic Photometers for the measurement of up to 70 parameters; visual Comparators with more than 400 different test discs and Hand-Held Meters and Test Kits for rapid yet accurate measurements. The instruments are being used to measure parameters ranging from Acidity to Zinc. For industrial applications, the collection includes instruments for COD and BOD analysis and solutions to measure Turbidity and Flocculation. The Lovibond series presents a simple and flexible approach to routine water analysis that gives reliable results in factories, laboratories and in the field. Tests are conducted using either Lovibond tablet reagents with long-term stability and a guaranteed minimum 5 or 10 year shelf life, VARIO powder reagents or liquid reagents
Mr Colin Day
The Tintometer Ltd
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The Tintometer Group Acquires Water Test Kit Business From Kittiwake Developments Ltd
The Tintometer Group of Companies, the global manufacturer and distributor of the Lovibond branded water analysis and colour measurement technology, today announced the purchase of Kittiwake Development Ltd's water test kit business.
The move demonstrates The Tintometer Group's long-term commitment to the expansion of its core areas; Water and Colour Analysis.
Kittiwake's range of products will serve to complement Tintometer's current portfolio and facilitate the expansion of the Lovibond® brand in the industrial water testing market. Typically the Kittiwake range is used by field engineers and facilities managers for water testing of such applications as boiler water, cooling water, pools and spas and microbiological testing.
Chris Counsell, Managing Director of The Tintometer Limited commented:
"The purchase of the Kittiwake water business will enable us to focus even greater energy and resources on the areas Tintometer® and Lovibond® are famous for; high quality instrumentation, reagents and ancillary equipment for water analysis.
We shall continue to provide our customers with market-leading and innovative solutions that deliver value for money."
Despite the challenging financial climate, The Tintometer Group continues to invest a large percentage of revenues into research and development, achieving substantial growth year on year.
The acquisition of Kittiwake's water-related business will enable customers to have a much wider choice of test technologies and The Tintometer Group will be investing further to expand the range on offer.
For further information please email Lovibond/Tintometer