Sponge swab and Stomacher technique proved to be highly effective sampling combination for assessing large surface areas
Stomacher 400 Circulator
Seward Ltd., manufacturers of the world leading range of Stomacher® paddle blenders and Stomacher® accessories used in sample preparation for microbiological analyses, have highlighted the highly effective use of its Stomacher technology in combination with sponge swabs for hygiene monitoring and biosecurity applications. Continue reading
Demonstrating sample preparation equipment for microbiological analysis
Seward Laboratory Systems Inc, manufacturer of the Stomacher® laboratory paddle blender range, will be exhibiting at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP 2013) Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina (28th-31st July). On Booth #1021 Seward will be highlighting its full range of Stomacher sample preparation equipment and bags for microbiological analysis in food safety and quality testing.
Demonstrating Seward’s commitment to APAC region as sales soar
Seward Ltd manufacturer of the Stomacher® laboratory paddle blender range, announces the appointment of Steven Lim as Regional Sales Manager, Asia and Pacific (APAC). Based in Singapore, Steven supports Seward’s APAC region distribution partners, working closely to develop awareness of Stomacher® paddle blenders and Stomacher® accessories used in sample preparation for microbiological analyses, as well as identifying new market opportunities.
Assessing the Antimicrobial Effectiveness Without the Flavour of Vinegar and Red Wine
Worthing, UK – 28 May 2013 – Seward Ltd’s Stomacher® laboratory paddle blender range has recently been used in a research project to investigate the effectiveness of fish and chip vinegar in preserving fresh catfish fillets using concentrations of vinegar that are effective, but do not over power the flavour1. Stomacher® is often used in preservative evaluations, as it is essential to use an effective benchmark blending process to detect the changes in microorganism recovery that indicate the efficacy of the preservative processes evaluated.
New website designed as an easy point of reference for Stomacher® applications and protocols
Worthing, UK – 10th April 2013 – Seward Limited, founding manufacturer and developer of the world leading, patented Stomacher® Laboratory Paddle Blender range, has launched a new, fully refreshed website. This is designed as a readily accessible point of reference for customers seeking assistance in sample preparation for microbiological analysis in the food, life science and environmental sectors.
Stomacher laboratory blender cleaning video guide now available
Worthing, UK – Seward Limited, manufacturer and developer of the world leading, patented Stomacher® Laboratory Paddle Blender range, has introduced a new ‘helpful clips’ video series that can be accessed online at www.youtube.com/user/SewardLimited1 or via www.seward.co.uk/video.htm. This collection of ‘how to’ videos currently includes instruction on the stress-free opening of Seward Micro Bags, Continue reading
In the 1980s Seward was demonstrating its Stomacher® technology at a major European laboratory exhibition. At the time the technology was new and in order to show the paddles working the engineers had produced a transparent door. At that show a competitor, keen to take advantage of the recently expired first patent, took a series of covert photographs of this demonstration unit. Later they produced an inferior product with the transparent door as standard. Continue reading
The Seward Stomacher® 400 Circulator to be exhibited at IAFP 2012.
Worthing, UK – 17 July 2012 – Seward Ltd, the manufacturer and developer of the patented Stomacher® Paddle Blender range, will be exhibiting at this year’s International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, USA on the 22nd to 25th of July. The event will assemble a wide range of professionals in the food safety arena and will be a perfect opportunity for representatives from Seward Laboratory Continue reading
Seward’s European customers and distribution network to benefit from enhanced support.
Worthing, UK – April 2012 – Seward Ltd, the manufacturer and developer of the patented Stomacher® Paddle Blender range, has recruited Gary Ross as European Sales Manager to its growing team. Drawing on years of experience, Gary will enhance support and information flow on Seward’s broad range of sample preparation products to its distribution network, covering its large and expanding European customer base. Continue reading
Significant global sales growth necessitates purchase of new premises
Seward Ltd, manufacturer and developer of the world leading, patented Stomacher® Laboratory Paddle Blender range for over 40 years, has moved to new premises within Worthing, UK. The new building, which is wholly owned by Seward, represents a significant investment by the company following the securing of a NatWest/RBS Manufacturing Fund to ensure a doubling of manufacturing and storage facilities. Continue reading