01 Jan Whitbeck Laboratories & A&A Laboratories Inc. Merge
Labs Will Now Operate as Whitbeck Laboratories
SPRINGDALE, AR – December 31, 2013 – Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc., located in Springdale, Arkansas is pleased to announce that A&A Laboratories Inc. will be merging and combining services with Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. and will be operating as Whitbeck Laboratories Inc.
As of January 1, 2014, Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. will now be a full service laboratory for the chemical, microbiological, and serological needs of the food, forage, veterinary, poultry and other related industries. Both Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. and A&A Laboratories, Inc. have been housed in the same facility and have operated hand in hand under common ownership for more than 24 years. The merger is an effort to streamline offerings to customers by combining both companies’ services under one entity.
“The consolidation of these businesses will make it easier for our customers to have unified sample submission, reporting, and invoicing when their testing needs utilize our wide range of analytical services,” stated Gordon Whitbeck, President. “It will streamline our laboratory with all the information systems being under single management, allowing for faster data retrieval and a faster search for archived reports improving efficiency and clarity. This merger allows us to have a more unified presence in the marketplace and is more representative of the full breadth of services we provide.”
Along with the consolidation, the company is rolling out a new logo and website. The logo better portrays the services of the two laboratories and the new website, www.whitbecklabs.com, which will provide additional information about the services.
About A&A Laboratories Inc.
A&A Laboratories, Inc. was established in 1989 providing a broad spectrum of analytical expertise for the feed, food, forage, dairy, grain and other related industries. The lab utilizes the methods of the AACC, AOAC, AOCS, and APHA in analysis. In addition, the lab has always recognized the great importance for quality control and therefore participates in programs that include reference standards, controls and extensive check sample programs to ensure quality analytical results are produced for clients.
About Whitbeck Laboratories Inc.
Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. is an organization that provides high quality microbial analysis for the global community. Established in 1978, its capabilities have expanded to encompass food and product safety as well as, veterinary diagnostic, and poultry serology needs. The laboratory provides a rapid turnaround time while maintaining the integrity of the highest testing standards. Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. is a certified NPIP testing facility for serological and Salmonella testing. With the increasing need to ensure a safe food and product supply for consumers, Whitbeck Laboratories, Inc. is committed to the goal of providing customers with the knowledge and assurance that their products are safe for general use or consumption.
Contact: Gordon Whitbeck or John Carson – 479-756-9696