Certified Laboratories acquires Texas-based testing lab Microconsult
Certified Laboratories, a Certified Group company, and a provider of food, supplements, cosmetic, and personal care laboratory, has acquired Microconsult, a Carrollton, Texas-based microbiological, chemical, and nutritional testing lab, as per an announcement made in late April.
The financial details of the transaction were not revealed.
Through the merger of Certified Laboratories and Microconsult, the expansion of lab services and advancement into various industries and areas will be considerably increased. The combined and varied expertise of the teams of the two companies will provide customers with access to comprehensive experience, said Certified Laboratories.
William L. Bryan – CEO of Microconsult said: “It gives me great pleasure to announce that Microconsult is joining Certified Laboratories as part of the Certified Group. Microconsult recently celebrated thirty-five great years providing microbiological and analytical chemistry testing for our customers.
“I cannot think of a better anniversary present than to join the Certified Group of laboratories. We look forward to additional growth and pledge continued excellent service to our customers across the country.”
With the acquisition of Microconsult, Certified Laboratories is said to have further strengthened its position as a professional lab services provider and a major player in quality and safety testing.
Steven Mitchell – CEO of Certified Group said: “This is an important milestone for Certified Laboratories as it fits with our larger strategy to continue to expand the breadth of service and footprint for the Certified Group of companies.
“This expansion enables our continued efforts to grow our capabilities with our core market areas of supporting the food, supplements, and cosmetics in the personal care industries with best-in-class service, quality, and testing.”
The acquisition also boosts the presence of Certified Laboratory’s network to the South along with the existing laboratories in California, New York, Illinois, and Canada.
Microconsult marks the sixth acquisition under Certified Group in the last two years or so.