ALS acquires Marshfield Food Safety in USA
With the acquisition of Marshfield Food Safety, ALS Limited makes its entrance into the USA food testing market. Based in Marshfield, Wisconsin, Marshfield Food Safety brings a wealth of experience and expertise to major clients in the food industry. They have earned an outstanding reputation with many loyal clients over the years, offering a comprehensive array of testing capabilities at on-site and off-site laboratory locations throughout the country.
Marshfield is known for its rapid turnaround time – a vital need in food safety testing. They have been able to combine speed with precision quality control to become one of the most reliable food safety testing providers in the USA. Speed and reliability certainly complement the vast network capabilities of the ALS network.
Roy Radcliff, CEO for Marshfield Food Safety (MFS) is excited about the operational efficiency and network capacity that ALS will bring to Marshfield’s service offering.
“I am excited about the opportunities this acquisition will provide to both ALS and MFS,” Radcliff said. “Combining the strengths of the two organizations will allow us to expand and improve testing services. Providing our clients accurate and reliable results, which allows them to make good decisions, is very important to both organizations. The acquisition of MFS will create many synergistic improvements for our clients and the food testing industry in the USA.”
ALS is a leading testing, inspection, certification, and verification company. Servicing multiple industries globally, ALS employs more than 12,000 staff in 70 countries. ALS is committed to embracing the very latest in technology and bespoke innovative methodologies to deliver high quality testing services to clients. The goal of ALS is to ensure clients that their projects are as cost-effective as
possible, while being absolutely confident they are making the right decisions based on the data that ALS provides.
Jim Klippel, ALS Director of Operations in the USA, welcomes MFS to the ALS family.
“This is a great acquisition for ALS,” Klippel said. “Entering the food safety testing market in the USA with the great people at MFS is something ALS can be proud of. They have a reputation of reliable data and on-time delivery, which is obviously very important to ALS.”
ALS is very excited about the potential of future business opportunities in the USA food market. This step towards increased growth and diversity in the company’s range of capabilities, will serve to solidify ALS Limited’s position as a world leader in the provision of globally distributed analytical testing and inspection services.