Hach has manufactured and distributed analytical instruments, test kits, and reagents for testing the quality of water and aqueous solutions, with products for lab, process, and field. Products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity, and today are in use around the world. Hach's global headquarters in Loveland, Colo., employs over 500 employees and houses research and development laboratories, instrument manufacturing operations, and the Hach Technical Training Center. Another 300 Hach employees work at Hach's facility in Ames, Iowa, manufacturing and packaging all of Hach's chemical reagents and test kits, and filling customer orders from the main warehouse. Advanced electronic information systems help Hach to pick, pack, and ship hundreds of orders throughout the world every day.