Comark Instruments has over 50 years experience as a leading, international manufacturer of high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, supplying over one million instruments per annum.
Formed in 1961, Comark manufactured the first of many of its electronic measuring instruments in 1963. The Company rapidly expanded and has seen some revolutionary instruments being developed. As experts in temperature, we provide products and monitoring solutions to the food industry that aid compliance with HACCP regulations and due diligence procedures, helping to improve product safety to customers, eliminate risk and reduce cost in the supply chain.
In the healthcare sector, where accurate temperature monitoring of blood, tissues, drugs and vaccines throughout the supply chain is critical to the delivery of high quality products to patients, our monitoring solutions provide data integrity and reporting for audit purposes. Comark also supplies other industrial sectors including scientific research, laboratories, HVAC and refrigeration.
Salmonella leads to approximately one million illnesses in the United States annually, according to the CDC. While the average person recovers within four to seven days, approximately 2,500 are hospitalized each year in the UK, according to Food.gov.uk. In the U.S., 19,000 are hospitalized in and nearly 400 people die annually from the infection. Elderly, […]
Legionella is a bacteria found in water that can cause Legionnaires’ disease – a severe pneumonia infection – or Pontiac fever, also known as legionellosis, according to the CDC. An estimated 10,000 to 18,000 people are infected annually in the United States, according to the Legionella.org, but it is rarer in the UK, with most […]
Year after year, salmonella leads to approximately one million illnesses in the United States, according to the CDC. While the average person recovers within four to seven days, approximately 2,500 are hospitalized each year in the UK, according to Food.gov.uk. In the U.S., 19,000 are hospitalized in and nearly 400 people die annually from the […]
For potential customers investigating the complexities of temperature monitoring solutions – what you don’t know can hurt you. As Comark’s National Sales Manager, I spend much of my time analyzing clients’ needs and expectations, helping to create compliance-focused solutions that allow for increased operational efficiencies and expanded revenue opportunities. One of the most common issues […]
For Americans, Thanksgiving is just a few Thursdays away – a holiday where roughly 88 percent of Americans consume turkey, according to CNN. With 1.7 percent of turkey testing positive for salmonella in 2014, according to the USDA, it’s important to make sure your holiday meal is prepared safely. Below are six steps to a […]
The paperless kitchen is the modern choice for ensuring that compliance standards are met, and maintaining a safe kitchen – free from food-borne illness. In honor of Checklist Day – a holiday dating back to the 1930s when pilots fist began implementing a safety checklist prior to taxiing down the runway – Comark is providing […]
Proper handling, storage and cooking of venison offers the best protection against food-borne illness, after a recent investigation by Health Protection Scotland found raw venison products have been linked to an E. coli outbreak. E. coli (Escherichia coli) O157 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe […]
Food safety technology is taking a more prominent role in kitchens and food processing facilities now. Handheld temperature monitoring devices and wireless data logging solutions are perfectly positioned to help food service providers take quality products to market, with customer safety as their primary ingredient. In this interview, we talk with Michael Hall, Director of Product Marketing […]
With delivering best-in-class Temperature Monitoring solutions and a desire for continuous improvement as primary focuses, Comark Instruments has announced the release of a new software upgrade for the well-established RF500 Monitoring System. “Providing innovative temperature monitoring solutions that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations is at the heart of what we do,” says Comark Director […]
Attention rare burger lovers everywhere – the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has proposed new guidelines for preparing and serving rare burgers in food outlets. Because of the possibility for bugs in ground beef, past guidelines for businesses have recommended serving burgers well-done, with no pink in the center. However, the growing popularity and demand for […]
Baking enthusiasts took note of most essential kitchen accessories that were on full display in Wednesday’s opening episode of BBC One’s “The Great British Bake Off” – including a folding thermometer. An estimated 9.3 million viewers tuned in for the season premiere to witness the first successes (and failures) of the competition, which pits 12 […]
From smoke houses and salt storage, to the early days of refrigeration, food storage technologies – and food safety solutions – have constantly improved. So what comes next in the life of temperature monitoring? The answer is automation. In recent years, temperature monitoring has relied largely on people. As with any manual task, human error […]
900-bed hospital Industry sector: Healthcare Geography: Scotland Service solution: RF500A Wireless Temperature Monitoring Project size: 120 Devices Organisation A 900-bed teaching hospital operated by one of NHS Scotland’s 14 regional health boards that serves a population of more than 600,000 people and offers most medical specialties. Business issue As part of its mission […]
We recently presented Food Safety Direct, based in Lancaster, Lancashire, with our Best UK Distributor award for outstanding performance in sales and service. Food Safety Direct were a top performer for Comark Instruments’ range of temperature-monitoring products in 2014 and supported their sales initiatives with superior service for their customers. Partners like Food Safety Direct […]
Food safety experts across the globe are taking action in response to an astounding surge in Campylobacter – a bacterium that can infect food and, when consumed by humans, cause fever, nausea, vomiting and a slew of other symptoms. Recent analyses in the United Kingdom and United States are particularly grim. More than 70 percent […]
A new Online Portal makes it easier for organisations to ensure their operations remain fully compliant with key temperature and humidity monitoring regulations. Comark is the world’s leading expert in temperature monitoring for the food, healthcare and other sectors, globally supplying more than 1 million precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring instruments each year. […]