LGC Acquires Maine Standards Company

December 1, 2015
Lewis Botcherby
The Column

Volume 11, Issue 22

LGC (London, UK) has announced its acquisition of Maine Standards Company (Cumberland Foreside, Maine, USA).

LGC (London, UK) has announced its acquisition of Maine Standards Company (Cumberland Foreside, Maine, USA). A leading provider of calibration verification materials in the US, Maine Standards Company bolsters LGC’s portfolio of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes available for the clinical market.

Euan O’Sullivan, Managing Director of LGC’s Standards Divison, expressed his delight in welcoming the Maine based company to LGC, and commented “Our two organizations represent a highly complementary commercial and cultural fit, with a common commitment to developing products of the very highest quality for the benefit of our customers. We look forward to working with Maine Standards Company to complete its leading portfolio of calibration verification materials for the US market, whilst using our global network to expand sales of these products internationally.” 

Maine Standards Company will continue to operate from its recently opened facility near Portland, Maine. Tom Happe, Founder and President of Maine Standards Company, hoped the union of the two companies capabilities would ease the transition of Maine Standards Company into the global market and address growing interest in their services from overseas. 

Both companies hope the combination of their respective analytical capabilities will lead to the development of new products for their mutual customers.

For more information please visit www.lgcgroup.com