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Finding the better way to do it
[Series 5/7]

  Innovate or die – this is a quote (originally from Peter Drucker, credited as the “founder of modern management”) that you see or hear in everything from movies to motivational posters to editorials these days.  Our civilization has never witnessed innovation at the rate that we see today, as demonstrated by the rapid rise… Read More

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Flexibility is the key to stability
[Series 4/7]

  The genesis of LuminUltra was to construct an ATP-based test kit for quantifying biomass in wastewater treatment bioreactors.  This is where we focused our research efforts from the mid 90’s to the mid-2000’s, as well as the entirety of our commercial efforts from 2003-05.  Though we knew for certain that this would be a… Read More

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Working together for mutual success
[Series 3/7]

  In today’s world, the only time you are truly disconnected is when you are on an airplane without Wi-Fi or when you are sleeping.  We are so deeply interconnected on so many levels that it is sometimes hard to tell where one individual ends and another begins.  Regardless of your views on this topic,… Read More

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Commitment is an act, not a word
[Series 2/7]

  What is commitment?  Commitment is living up to the promises that you make to your customers, your colleagues, your friends, and family.  There are few things more satisfying in life than living up to a commitment on time – or even better, over-delivering on your commitment.  Conversely, there is no more sure-fire way to… Read More

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The only constant is change – or is it?
[Series 1/7]

  2016 was both an exciting and challenging year at LuminUltra.  We continued to grow, having added multiple new members to our team, launched plans for a major facility expansion, and initiated a comprehensive overhaul of our quality management systems.  We put our heads down and worked hard on various market-facing projects, including new products,… Read More

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MYTH vs TRUTH: “If my disinfectant residual is always high enough, I don’t have to worry about microbes”.

  From editor: Many feel that consistently holding their disinfectant concentrations where they want them keeps them out of trouble, but unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Read on to understand what 3 considerations you should keep in mind when monitoring your disinfectant residuals. Monitoring disinfectant residuals (i.e. Free and Total Chlorine and/or Chloramine concentration) is… Read More