Hach acquires Arachem’s water quality business, expands training centre in Malaysia

Hach Company, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation based in Loveland, Colorado, USA, announced its acquisition of the Environment, Process and Service divisions of Arachem, a specialized supplier of laboratory and online analysers for water and wastewater, based in Malaysia. The acquisition expands Hach’s direct presence in Malaysia, while strengthening their ability to ensure water quality across Asia.   

The business, which will be called Hach Malaysia, will offer water quality expertise, support and service. Hach Malaysia will also house a robust technical training centre that will serve customers and associates across the Asia-Pacific region. Hach Malaysia will support growth initiatives for businesses across Danaher’s Water Quality Platform including Trojan Technologies, OTT Hydromet and SeaBird Scientific. Hach Malaysia further increases the analytics and treatment capabilities of these businesses and their expertise to solve tough water challenges that impact health and infrastructure around the world.

Growth strategy

Hach and Danaher have a strong track record of integrating acquisitions, improving businesses, expanding innovation and offering new products to customers, a focus on continuous improvement guides growth while keeping operations and decisions smart, innovative and anchored to the voice of customers.