Charles River Laboratories (CRL +0.4%) acquires Accugenix , a global provider of cGMP-compliant...

|About: Charles River Laboratories ... (CRL)|By:, SA News Editor

Charles River Laboratories (CRL +0.4%) acquires Accugenix , a global provider of cGMP-compliant contract microbial identification testing, for around $17M in cash. The acquisition is intended to strengthen CRL's Endotoxin and Microbial Detection1 portfolio by providing clients with state-of-the-art microbial detection services for manufacturing in the biopharmaceutical, medical device, nutraceutical and consumer care industries.