ALS Acquires ALcontrol’s Businesses in the UK
ALS Limited is pleased to confirm the acquisition of ALcontrol's food, water and environmental businesses in the UK from ALcontrol Financial Ltd with immediate effect. The deal includes the acquisition of the ALcontrol laboratories in Hawarden, Rotherham, Aberdeen, Bellshill, Dunstable, Shrewsbury and Newton Abbot as well as the online reporting systems.
The acquisition will result in the creation of one of the largest analytical testing organisations in the UK and Ireland, operating from a total of 22 sites and employing over 1,500 staff in the food, water and environmental sectors.
Commenting on the acquisition, Andreas Jonsson, ALS Europe General Manager:
“The ALcontrol businesses represent a good strategic fit to the ALS UK businesses as we look to re-inforce our position as the number one laboratory service provider in the UK & Ireland. The addition of these laboratories into the ALS portfolio will allow us to enhance our service offering to clients in the region and open up wider opportunities to the ALS Group across Europe”.