INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlan Laboratories, a leading contract research organization and research models and services company, announced today that the company has expanded its specialty research production facility in Southern Europe. The expansion allows Harlan Laboratories to provide its complete portfolio of contract breeding and health monitoring services to customers in both mainland Europe and the U.K.
"Expanding our facility in Southern Europe is a significant part of our global growth strategy to provide pharmaceutical and biotech companies throughout Europe with the highest quality services that support their research models," said Joe Meyer, Vice President of Global Commercial Operations, Harlan Laboratories. "The expansion of our contract breeding and health monitoring services facility reinforces Harlan Laboratories' commitment to provide researchers around the globe with critical services that ensure the specialized models they use in their research will produce reliable and consistent results."
The expanded Southern European operations were designed to mirror Harlan's contract breeding service capabilities already established in the U.K. These services include rederivation, cryopreservation, revitalization, colony management, contract breeding and quarantine services.
As with all of Harlan Laboratories' production facilities, the new site was designed with the utmost consideration for the health and welfare of research models. The enhanced facility includes dedicated areas for quarantine to reduce the transmission of pathogens between animal colonies and also features an expanded and updated health monitoring laboratory. In addition, Harlan Laboratories incorporated the LabTracks software system, by Locus Tec
|SOURCE Harlan Laboratories, Inc.|
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