On the 13th May 2016, Clinical Research Laboratories acquired Suncare Research Laboratories who are a leading provider of specialised testing in SPF, UVAPF (in vivo and in vitro), phototoxicity and photo-allergenicity. on the 13th May 2016. The acquisition will leverage the strengths of both companies’ industry-leading services, clinical expertise, and proven ability to deliver accurate and timely study results.
“The combination of our two companies is highly strategic as it expands CRL’s geographic reach and materially increases panelist pool access and clinical testing capacity,” said Marc Shaffer, CRL President.
Joe and Bill Stanfield will remain active in the Suncare business as Bill Stanfield will manage the North Carolina facility and Joe Stanfield will continue to offer his expertise as a consultant. Along with their experienced staff, they will continue to provide the same high level of expertise and customer service.
“This acquisition will allow us to continue to offer the highest quality photo-testing services while allowing us to expand our capabilities in other clinical areas. We are excited to join the CRL team,” said Bill Stanfield, Suncare General Manager.
“We look forward to providing a seamless transition for CRL and Suncare clients as we bring together our two talented teams and expand our offerings,” said Marc Schaffer.