|[January 14, 2013]
ATS Labs Acquires Microcheck, Inc., Expands Microbiology Services to Include Microbial Identification
EAGAN, Minn. --(Business Wire)--
Labs, Inc. announces the acquisition of Microcheck,
Inc., a provider of contract microbial identification testing in
strict accordance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
"The acquisition of Microcheck strengthens ATS Labs' microbiology
services to sterile and non-sterile manufacturing operations. This
positions our company as the premier comprehensive provider of
microbiology services for industries that actively manage microbial
environmental contamination," says Brian C. Brosdahl, Ph.D.,ATS Labs'
president and chief executive officer.
As a leader in microbial identification of bacteria, fungi and yeasts,
Microcheck supports environmental monitoring and quality control
programs for the pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetics, personal
care, agriculture/food, raw materials, water testing, research,
bioremediation and other related industries. The company's expert
scientific team uses state-of-the-art technologies for bacterial
identification, fungal identification, gene sequencing, environmental
monitoring and microbiology testing. Since 1988, Microcheck's team has
identified more than 500,000 isolates to species level.
"Now, ATS Labs can offer environmental monitoring support, followed by
microbial identification of environmental isolates, and then complete
the service by providing disinfection qualification testing," adds
A leading global provider of antimicrobial and biocide testing services,
ATS Labs is committed to improving public health and generating value
for customers that range from international Fortune 500 companies to
small privately held firms. For more than 20 years, ATS Labs has been an
expert partner to the developers, manufacturers and users of
antimicrobial products. In addition to its customers' high satisfaction,
the company maintains a positive reputation with all the regulatory
agencies and a flawless record of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
facility and data audits.
To learn more about ATS Labs' comprehensive range of microbiology,
virology and product chemistry services, please visit http://www.ats-labs.com.
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