EAG Laboratories Enhances Global Environmental Testing Capabilities with Facility Expansion in Ulm, Germany
SAN DIEGO – August 25, 2016 – EAG Laboratories, a global scientific services company that provides a broad range of testing services to technology-related industries, has completed an expansion of its environmental testing facility in Ulm, Germany. The new, 2,800 square meter (30,000 square feet) facility triples the location’s capacity to meet growing demand for the environmental risk assessments required for global pesticide and chemical registrations and to comply with evolving U.S. EPA, EU, OECD, SANCO, REACH and TSCA regulations.
The news follows EAG’s July 12 announcement that it will operate all its subsidiaries under the trade name EAG Laboratories. The company’s Ulm, Germany location, which specializes in residue analysis, environmental fate, metabolism, and product chemistry studies and is globally recognized as PTRL Europe was acquired by EAG in 2012 together with its Californian partner laboratory PTRL West.
“EAG Laboratories is investing in a number of key areas aimed at bringing greater breadth of services and technical expertise to our customers,” stated Siddhartha Kadia, President and CEO of EAG. “This investment in state-of-the art, GLP-compliant laboratories reflects EAG’s ongoing commitment to our agrochemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products and chemical industry customers, and to serving the global community’s need for scientific problem-solving expertise.”
“Our scientific team in Ulm is very pleased with the company’s investments in our European capacities and capabilities,” said Thomas Class, Managing and Scientific Director of the company’s German facility. “We are committed to continuing our legacy of technical excellence under the EAG Laboratories tradename, and welcome new opportunities for collaboration with our US counterparts.”
Additional information about EAG Laboratories’ environmental testing services can be found at www.eag.com.
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About EAG Laboratories
EAG Laboratories is a global scientific services company serving clients across a vast array of technology-related industries. Through multidisciplinary expertise in the life, materials and engineering sciences, EAG Laboratories helps companies innovate and improve products, ensure quality and safety, protect intellectual property and comply with evolving global regulations. EAG Laboratories employs 1,200+ employees across 20 laboratories in seven countries, serving more than 7,000 clients worldwide. Visit www.eag.com for more information.
EAG Laboratories is a trade name of EAG Inc., majority owned by Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, a leading private equity firm with more than $3.5 billion in capital under management. Odyssey makes majority, control investments primarily in established middle-market industrial manufacturing and business services companies in a variety of industries. Further information regarding Odyssey Investment Partners can be found at www.odysseyinvestment.com.
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