IDEXX Water Division Launches Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS

Next-generation water testing innovation offers customers faster warm-up and processing time, increased ease of use

WESTBROOK, Maine, June 16, 2015 — IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) announced today the launch of the Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS, a next-generation instrument that automates sample handling for bacterial enumeration. The Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS provides increased productivity through improved functionality. The new model warms up 80% faster than the current model, can process more trays without interruption and offers easy access to both rollers for quick cleaning. The Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS also features a new sleep mode, which allows customers to start testing sooner.

“The Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS demonstrates IDEXX Water’s ongoing commitment to propelling the water industry forward through innovation,” said Chun-Ming Chen, senior director and general manager, IDEXX Water division. “The improvements in this next-generation sealer deliver on our mission to make water testing easier and more efficient for our customers around the globe.”

The Quanti-Tray Sealer PLUS is used with Quanti-Tray and Quanti-Tray/2000 to quantify bacterial testing results for coliforms, E. coli, enterococci and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The new system:

  • Warms up 80% faster.
  • Improves work flow by sealing each tray up to 20% faster.
  • Is ready to seal when you are with new energy-efficient sleep mode feature.
  • Makes cleaning simpler with a new easy-access panel.
  • Is designed to last, with world-class IDEXX quality.

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About IDEXX Water
IDEXX Water is a global provider of water testing solutions that deliver easy, rapid, accurate and cost-effective information on water quality to laboratories and public utilities around the world. IDEXX entered the water testing market in 1993 with Colilert, now one of the most frequently used testing methods for the detection of coliforms and E. coli in water worldwide. In 2012, the IDEXX Colilert-18/Quanti-Tray® Test became ISO standard 9308-2:2012 for detecting total coliforms and E. coli in water. For more information about IDEXX water products, visit

About IDEXX Laboratories
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a member of the S&P 500® Index and is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency, and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing livestock and poultry diagnostic tests and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX employs more than 7,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries. For more information about IDEXX, visit:


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