Navigation Links
NSF International Acquires David Begg Associates
Date:9/10/2007

Acquisition Provides Expanded Services to the Pharmaceutical and Biotech

Industries

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and KIRKBYMOORSIDE, England, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- NSF International (NSF), an independent, not-for-profit organization committed to providing public health protection, today announced the acquisition of David Begg Associates (DBA), an organization that provides professional, high-quality training and auditing solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070816/DCTH039LOGO )

Together, both NSF and DBA will provide unmatched technical services that will support the testing and training needs of pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Key stakeholders who will benefit from this acquisition include manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, retailers and consumers.

"In fulfilling one of our key strategic objectives, we are delighted to become part of NSF International, an organization like ourselves, founded on and developed through sound ethical principles and core values," said Bob Pietrowski, Managing Partner at DBA. "We are confident that this partnership will bring significant benefits to both parties, and we look forward to the prospect of bringing our unparalleled GMP and regulatory training and auditing expertise to a broader international client base."

Established in 1986, DBA has an international reputation in the field of pharmaceutical quality management, regulatory compliance and training. DBA's leading position in the United Kingdom will give NSF an expanded presence in the European market, while providing additional training services to meet the unique needs of clients worldwide.

"This is an outstanding opportunity for both organizations to expand our global biotech services," said Kevan P. Lawlor, NSF CEO and President. "Combining DBA's extensive training and auditing experience with NSF's unsurpassed testing and certification expertise will position us as a leader in the global pharmaceutical industry."

This acquisition will also complement other services provided by Global Lifescience Solutions, an NSF International Company that offers a wide array of services to the pharmaceutical, biotech, and dietary supplement industries, including:

-- analytical testing,

-- high-content screening,

-- stability storage and testing, and

-- bioanalytical testing for clinical trials.

While continuing DBA's mission in providing high-quality, pharmaceutical services, NSF International plans to operate DBA as a standalone business within NSF UK Limited, LLC.

About David Begg Associates: Established in 1986 to provide expert services to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, David Begg Associates has an outstanding international reputation in the field of

pharmaceutical quality management, regulatory compliance and, in particular, for its high-quality training courses (http://www.david-begg-associates.com).

About NSF International: NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit organization, helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water and consumer goods (http://www.nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting public health and safety worldwide. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Additional services include safety audits for the food and water industries, management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, organic certification provided by Quality Assurance International and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education.


'/>"/>
SOURCE NSF International
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Olympics of biotechnology has international flavor
2. Traffic data firm navigates international business
3. Catalyst International profit exceeds expectations
4. Lack of broadband hamstrings international videoconferencing
5. 30 days to success: Three simple steps to create your own international startup
6. TEKLYNX International announces new RFID software
7. Ruling enforces international trademark electronic filing requirements
8. Eleftheriou to lead Catalyst International
9. Internet trademark war goes international
10. International eyes drawn to Madisons games research
11. Plexus and SRI International team up to offer medical product development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Mass. , June 23, 2016   ... development of novel compounds designed to target cancer ... napabucasin, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation from ... the treatment of gastric cancer, including gastroesophageal junction ... stemness inhibitor designed to inhibit cancer stemness pathways ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) ... precise treatments and faster cures for prostate cancer. Members of the Class of ... 15 countries. Read More About the Class of 2016 ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... ... In a new case report published today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, doctors ... being treated for breast cancer benefitted from an injection of stem cells derived from ... frequent side effect of cancer treatment. , Lymphedema refers to the swelling ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and will showcase its product’s latest features from ... also be presenting a scientific poster on Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/13/2016)... 13, 2016  IMPOWER physicians supporting Medicaid patients in ... new clinical standard in telehealth thanks to a new ... higi platform, IMPOWER patients can routinely track key health ... mass index, and, when they opt in, share them ... to a local retail location at no cost. By ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... 29, 2016 LegacyXChange, Inc. (OTC: ... and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to announce our successful ... a variety of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures against ... collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured of ... DNA. Bill Bollander , CEO states, ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... and SANDY, Utah , ... which operates the highest sample volume laboratory in ... Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in clinical sequencing informatics and ... launch of a project to establish the informatics infrastructure ... NSO has been contracted by the Ontario ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):