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Top 5 Questions You Should Ask When Considering Contract Fermentation Suppliers

  • Mike King
  • June 27, 2017
A successful microbial product commercialization rests on many different variables. One major component in the success equation is the role of the contract fermentation manufacturer. The manufacturing, R&D, and operational decisions they make will affect your business; it is up to you to choose the contract fermentation supplier that best fits your needs and commercialization plans. Over the years I have seen the wrong choice in suppliers
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MDG Announces GMP Implementation and HACCP Certification

  • MDG
  • February 21, 2017
Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) obtained third party certification in November 2016 for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), meeting your needs for GMP and FSMA requirements. This certification demonstrates their commitment to bringing safe, quality products to market. The scope of the certification covers all products including the Bacillus fermentation and processing and provides assurance that all products are manufactured in
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Green Grass and Bioremediation Success

  • MDG
  • November 28, 2016
Have you ever looked at your neighbor's lawn and wondered how they grow such green grass? You quickly hop on the internet and search for tips and tricks to a greener lawn only to find there's no simple solution, there's work involved. The principle of having to take care of your lawn in order to produce results is reflected across most areas of work. People working in bioremediation either know this already, or are reading this article to find
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Bacillus, Distinguishing Species and Strains Part II

  • MDG
  • September 23, 2016
Bacillus Strain Identification: Common Problems, Questions, and Answers  In last month’s newsletter, Bacillus, Distinguishing Species and Strains Part I, we tackled the species section of the popular question “How many species and strains of Bacillus do you have in a particular product?” Now, let’s move on to strains. Can Individual Strains of Bacillus Be Distinguished? The methods described in Part I/Distinguishing Species are
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Bacillus, Distinguishing Species and Strains Part 1

  • MDG
  • August 30, 2016
Bacillus Species Identification Methods: Definitions, Pros, and Cons Understanding the effectiveness of Bacillus products is easy to understand because in many cases we can visibly see the difference. But, it is hard to see what exactly makes up the product. Like most companies, you have probably asked suppliers “what species and how many strains of Bacillus do you have?” This may have been followed up with a straight answer from the
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MDG Announces Expansion Efforts for 2017-2019

  • MDG
  • July 21, 2016
Franklin, WI. - Microbial Discovery Group (MDG), a R&D driven Bacillus fermentation company, announces plans for expansion to accommodate continuing growth and future developmental plans. Answering increasing demand for their microbial-based products and solutions, MDG will execute short and long term expansion efforts in alignment with their business growth priorities which will provide capacity for increased sales, production, and
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Developing Our Foundation

  • MDG
  • June 24, 2016
Microbial Discovery Group: Promises, Values, Purpose Since the founding of Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) in 2007, we have been developing our team, facilities, capabilities, and culture. Throughout these years of growth and development our business has stayed centered around our promises, values, and purpose. In order to further strengthen our foundation and our partners understanding of who we are, we have taken the past year to better
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MDG ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HIRES

  • MDG
  • October 30, 2015
FRANKLIN, WI. - Microbial Discovery Group LLC (MDG) announced two recent additions to the company's Biotifx™ wastewater team to meet the needs of their growing workforce and market expansion. Michael Kastel was named Wastewater Salesmen and Dan Romanek was appointed Technical Service Manager. Michael comes with experience within the field of sales, having spent past years with Cintas, RAMSCO and Dynamic Contracting Services. Michael will
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Continuous Development of Molecular Methods To Solve Your Aquaculture Customers Pain

  • Mike King
  • July 29, 2015
MDG has made continuous advances in molecular methods for the aquaculture industry. Over the last year, we presented three posters that focus on how these methods provide better insight for your customers. Thanks for all of those who dropped by our poster at the World Aquaculture Society meetings in Jeju, Korea and also our poster at the American Society of Microbiology in New Orleans, USA.  If you weren't there, here is a brief synopsis of
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Microbial Discovery Group Completes Expansion

  • Mike King
  • August 20, 2014
Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) LLC celebrated the expansion of their R&D and production facility with a ribbon cutting on August 5th.  Microbial Discovery Group (MDG), founded in 2007 in their current location in Franklin, WI, needed to expand to meet demand for new opportunities for microbial-based products and solutions. MDG added a second laboratory and expanded the MDG facilities and workspaces to double the number of possible
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