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Sargent-Welch is a full-line, all-discipline supplier of science education equipment and materials, located in Buffalo, NY.

The company has been in business for over 150 years. Ezekiel H. Sargent founded the company to sell assaying equipment in Chicago in the gold-rush era. W.M. Welch incorporated the W.M. Welch Manufacturing Company in Chicago in 1906. In 1968, E. H. Sargent Company and the Welch Scientific Company merged to become Sargent-Welch Scientific Company. In August 1989, Sargent-Welch was purchased by VWR Scientific Company.[1] In 2000 Sargent-Welch bought their main rival, CENCO.


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