Eurofins opens Acton lab

Eurofins Scientific has unveiled a new €1m custom-built microbiology laboratory in Acton, west London to meet the significant rise in demand for analytical testing


Eurofins Scientific has unveiled a new €1m custom-built microbiology laboratory in Acton, west London. The new facility has been created in response to a significant rise in demand for analytical testing globally.



Eurofins CEO, Dr Gilles Martin said, ‘Following our recent acquisition of Southern Water’s laboratories, the new Acton facility will further enhance our leadership position in the UK analytical testing markets.’



Serving customers in the food and environmental sectors, the layout of the new lab has been designed to ensure the highest levels of quality and service to the company’s client base in the south of England, meeting the latest regulatory requirements.



The new laboratory is UKAS accredited and specialises in the microbiological analysis of food, beverage and environmental water samples, providing a variety of analytical tests including coliforms, streptococci and Legionella in addition to Salmonella, Listeria and spoilage organisms such as yeasts and moulds.