Bedfont Scientific keeps it in the family


Jason Smith to succeed his father as Managing Director as the company celebrates 40 years of trading

Family firm Bedfont Scientific, based in Harrietsham, has a new Managing Director as Jason Smith takes over the role from his father Trevor, who assumes the position of Chairman.

The company, which specialises in the manufacture of exhaled breath and gas monitoring instruments for medical, scientific and industrial markets throughout the world, is celebrating 40 years of trading. Trevor Smith joined Bedfont as the Marketing Director in 1985, later becoming Managing Director and shaping it to be the pioneer in medical breath analysis that it is today.

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'My aim for Bedfont is that our family values are shown through our dedication to our customers and our core business of breath analysis; we all share the same goal of providing the best service and products to improve healthcare,' said Jason Smith. 'This goes not only for our employees, but also our distributors and suppliers; it's about the Bedfont family, not just the Smith family, and I'm proud to work with them all.'