Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.

Engineered to measure oxygen transmission rates for high-barrier materials and packages, OX-TRANÂ-® Model 2/22 L is suited for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and resin producers who want to push shelf life envelope. Barrier films can be accurately measured down to 0.005 cc/(m2 • day). Automation features include RH, temperature, pressure, flow, and testing. When testing film with...

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Arla Foods Installs Mocon's Greenlight Instrument in UK Dairies to Speed ESL Milk Spoilage Testing
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Arla Foods Installs Mocon's Greenlight Instrument in UK Dairies to Speed ESL Milk Spoilage Testing

MinneapolisÂ- – Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairies, is continuing to set new quality standards by installing a breakthrough technology for measuring potential extended shelf-life (ESL) milk spoilage issues in three of its UK dairies. Arla will be using GreenLightÂ-® instrumentation from MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to test ESL milk. GreenLightÂ-® can provide results at...

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Package Tester delivers accurate headspace O2 readings.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Package Tester delivers accurate headspace O2 readings.

Helping brand owners optimize material attributes while meeting shelf life and other performance objectives, OpTechÂ-®-O2 Model P uses Pressure Needle™ and sensor to automatically measure internal package pressure and calculate correct oxygen reading. Non-consuming sensor, located at tip and inserted directly into headspace, eliminates need to extract headspace to conduct test. Unit may...

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WVTR Instrument measures ultra-high barrier films.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

WVTR Instrument measures ultra-high barrier films.

Using proprietary technology to measureÂ- water vapor transmission rateÂ- down to 5x10-5 g/(mÂ-²-day), AQUATRANÂ-® Model 2 targets ultra-high barrier structures such as flexible films for OLEDs. Instrument utilizes AquaTraceÂ-® Gold coulometric sensor which is based on Faraday’s Law. Every water molecule entering sensor is directly converted to measureable charge. No...

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Conditioning System accelerates oxygen permeation testing.
Electronic Components & Devices

Conditioning System accelerates oxygen permeation testing.

Developed for use with OX-TRANÂ-® Model 2/61 Oxygen Permeation Test System, RACK-6™ offers separate 6-cell conditioning unit which enables flexible or rigid packages to be brought to equilibrium offline before moving them to OX-TRAN Model 2/61 for final test results. Container Transfer Units allow individual package transfer from conditioning unit to testing unit. Supplied with 12 CTUs,...

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Oxygen Test System gains functionality via 3 accessories.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Oxygen Test System gains functionality via 3 accessories.

Serving food and pharmaceutical applications, OpTechÂ-® system uses optical sensor that gives off light directly related to amount of oxygen present in package headspace or dissolved oxygen in liquid product. Available accessories include portability kit to enable mobile testing away from lab; needle attachment, with fluorescing sensor material applied to its tip, for testing packages...

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Dairy/Milk Testing Instruments measure bacterial levels.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Dairy/Milk Testing Instruments measure bacterial levels.

GreenLight-® instruments use oxygen-depleting technology to measure aerobic bacterial levels and can provide results for raw milk within 30 min to 5 hr. When fully automated GreenLight 930 is used, bar-coded APCheck(TM) vials (which has built-in sensor material) can be batch loaded onto 48-position carousel or individually loaded at any time during continuous mode. GreenLight 910 is sized to...

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All-in-One Tester analyzes packages with degassing valves.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

All-in-One Tester analyzes packages with degassing valves.

As combination testing system for packages with one-way degassing valves, MultiCheckÂ-® 425 measures headspace carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2). System also performs pressure decay leak test, seal strength burst test, and one-way degassing valve performance test via Valve Test Unit(TM) (VTU). By combining 5 tests in one unit, product conserves time, labor, and samples needed to conduct...

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Microanalytics AromaTrax-® System Can Quickly Identify TBA; Early Detection Can Help Minimize Product Recalls
Agricultural & Farming Products

Microanalytics AromaTrax-® System Can Quickly Identify TBA; Early Detection Can Help Minimize Product Recalls

Round Rock, TX -Several product recalls have been announced recently due to consumer complaints about moldy or musty odors that have been associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. Microanalytics(TM), a subsidiary of MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO), has developed improved approaches to identifying the source of industrial odors and can help guide strategies for neutralizing them. For...

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O2 Platinum Analyzer offers film cells for material testing.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

O2 Platinum Analyzer offers film cells for material testing.

OpTech(TM) uses platinum fluorescent material to measure oxygen (O2) transmission rates and supports film cells as optional add-ons, enabling measurement of perforated flexible packaging structures and high-barrier alternatives. Offered in 50 and 100 cmÂ-² sizes, film cells integrate fluorescing sensor that responds to oxygen concentration. This enables O2 measurement down to 10 ppm over...

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Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.

Engineered to measure oxygen transmission rates for high-barrier materials and packages, OX-TRANÂ-® Model 2/22 L is suited for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and resin producers who want to push shelf life envelope. Barrier films can be accurately measured down to 0.005 cc/(m2 • day). Automation features include RH, temperature, pressure, flow, and testing. When testing film with...

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People in the News

Mocon Announces New VP of Sales and Marketing

MinneapolisÂ- – MOCON, a leading international provider of instruments and services for testing, measuring and analyzing invisible gases announced today that Karsten Kejlhof has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s package testing and permeation businesses. He was previously vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s package testing...

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Company News

Life Pack Labs Open for Business; Offers Package Development Testing for Pharma, Medical Devices

MinneapolisÂ-  - Pharmaceutical and medical device companies will now have access to a new testing company which provides innovative packaging technology solutions that can improve time-to-market and reduce costs. Life Pack Labs, Vista, Calif., is staffed by long-time packaging and life science industry professionals with multidisciplinary expertise. The company’s mission is to help...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

MOCON Merges Baseline-Mocon Subsidiary Into Parent Company

MinneapolisÂ-  – MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) has merged its wholly-owned subsidiary Baseline-MOCON, Inc., Lyons, Colo., into the parent company, effective October 1st. The former subsidiary will now be doing business as MOCON. The well-known BaselineÂ-® Series brand name for online gas chromatographs, hydrocarbon analyzers, OEM sensors and hand-held VOC detectors will be retained. These...

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Arla Foods Installs Mocon's Greenlight Instrument in UK Dairies to Speed ESL Milk Spoilage Testing
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Arla Foods Installs Mocon's Greenlight Instrument in UK Dairies to Speed ESL Milk Spoilage Testing

MinneapolisÂ- – Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairies, is continuing to set new quality standards by installing a breakthrough technology for measuring potential extended shelf-life (ESL) milk spoilage issues in three of its UK dairies. Arla will be using GreenLightÂ-® instrumentation from MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to test ESL milk. GreenLightÂ-® can provide results at...

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People in the News

MOCON Announces New VP of Engineering and Manufacturing

MinneapolisÂ- - MOCON, a leading global provider of permeation instrumentation and package integrity testing, announced that Michael Barto has joined the company as vice president of engineering and manufacturing. Barto brings 20 years of significant experience in new product development, engineering, manufacturing, operations and testing with well-known controls and fluid power companies....

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Package Tester delivers accurate headspace O2 readings.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Package Tester delivers accurate headspace O2 readings.

Helping brand owners optimize material attributes while meeting shelf life and other performance objectives, OpTechÂ-®-O2 Model P uses Pressure Needle™ and sensor to automatically measure internal package pressure and calculate correct oxygen reading. Non-consuming sensor, located at tip and inserted directly into headspace, eliminates need to extract headspace to conduct test. Unit may...

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Company News

MOCON Announces Name Change for German Subsidiary Lippke

MinneapolisÂ-  – MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO), a leading global manufacturer of permeation instrumentation, is announcing a name change for its Paul Lippke Handels-GmbH business unit headquartered in Neuwied, Germany. Effective January 1, 2015, Lippke will be known as MOCON GmbH. “MOCON has made considerable investments in acquisitions and organic growth to strengthen its global footprint...

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Company News

New Package Development, Testing Company Formed to Help Improve Speed-To-Market, Costs for Pharma, Medical Devices

MinneapolisÂ-  – Life Pack Labs, a new packaging testing company has been formed to provide pharmaceutical, medical device and related suppliers with innovative packaging technology solutions that improve time-to-market and reduce costs. Life Pack Labs is a joint venture between MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO), the world’s leading manufacturer of permeation instrumentation, and Life Packaging...

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Company News

MOCON Partners with Meyer to Establish Certified Sales/Service Locations in Canada

MinneapolisÂ- – MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) has partnered with Meyer Service and Supply Ltd., Long Sault, Ont., Canada to establish two certified service locations for Canadian customers. Meyer has converting existing space at its headquarters into a new 3,000 sq. ft. service laboratory. A second service facility is located in Brantford, Ont. The new partnership means that Canadian customers...

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