Wakefield, Mass.-based Agion Technologies Inc. — a provider of antimicrobial and odor-control
technologies for textile, medical and industrial applications — has been acquired by Sciessent LLC,
a startup established and headed by Agion’s senior management team. Sciessent has acquired Agion’s
intellectual property assets, including the company’s portfolio of national and international
patents and patent-pending applications, as well as its proprietary expertise pertaining to
anti-odor agents including Agion® silver-based antimicrobial technology and Agion Active™
dual-action anti-odor technology.
“With this acquisition, Sciessent assumes Agion Technologies’ role as a global leader in
providing sustainable technologies that benefit and enhance people’s lives through medical devices,
potable water and textile applications,” said Paul Ford, CEO, Sciessent. “In addition to the
established brands Agion and Agion Active, we are committed to innovation and expanded application
of existing solutions and integration of other complementary technologies. More importantly,
building upon the strengths and expertise of our leadership and technological teams, we are also
committed to the discovery, development and implementation of next generation environmentally
Sciessent expects the transition will not affect Agion’s customers.
March 1, 2011