Smithers Viscient acquires Environmental Sciences Group of Covance Laboratories

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Smithers Viscient acquires Environmental Sciences Group of Covance Laboratories

Greentech Lead America: Smithers Viscient, a Contract
Research Organization, has acquired Environmental Sciences Group (ESG) of
Covance Laboratories.

The acquisition will help Smithers Viscient expand and
extend its core service offering with scientific and regulatory expertise in
product registration and risk assessment.

ESG provides environmental and consumer safety regulatory
services to clients in the agrochemical, pharmaceutical, industrial chemical,
consumer safety, and animal health industries. ESG brings capabilities focused
on Plant Metabolism, Animal Metabolism, Environmental Fate, Ecotoxicology,
Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Residue Chemistry to Smithers
Viscient.

“This is a great acquisition for us. Our global clients
will benefit from a broader range of services and our European clients will see
an immediate increase in capabilities and flexibility. Overall, ESG represents
an excellent strategic fit,” said Volker Bornemann, president of Smithers
Viscient.  

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