Microbiologics Acquires Cryologics

Custom Isolate Controls

Microbiologics, the foremost provider of biomaterials and contract microbiology research services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cryologics, a leader in cryopreservation of environmental isolates for use as quality control microorganisms. The procurement of Cryologics extends Microbiologics' capacity to serve QC microbiologists dedicated to the safety of pharmaceutical and personal care products.

Bob Westney, Founder of Cryologics, said "During my nearly 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, I have watched and admired Microbiologics' ingenuity and growth. Its exemplary industry reputation is well-deserved. Microbiologics is truly an outstanding company. That is why I am extremely gratified to pass along Cryologics' business to Microbiologics, who will no doubt be effective stewards of our customers."

Noting that Westney has provided decades of leadership in pharmaceutical quality control, CEO of Microbiologics, Brad Goskowicz, stated "We are excited to be combining our expertise with that of an industry veteran in Bob Westney. Bob has over 30 years of industry experience, including extensive knowledge and processes that follow good manufacturing practice (GMP) in Quality Control Microbiology, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs. We are excited to continue growing to meet the needs of the microbiologists who ensure the safety of critical pharmaceutical and personal care products."

Learn more about Microbiologics custom environmental isolate controls at microbiologics.com.

About Microbiologics: Focused on protecting the health and safety of people around the world, Microbiologics is a world leader in biomaterials and custom research services in virology, microbiome, and other specializations. For over 50 years, they have been partnering with healthcare and life science laboratories, manufacturers and suppliers across the globe to co-create and provide biological control materials, assay services and consulting for microbiology, molecular diagnostics and virology. Headquartered in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, the company has additional facilities in California, Kentucky and Michigan. Microbiologics has advanced industry standards for biological controls by adopting the most rigorous testing and quality standards. The company has an extensive distribution network spanning over 150 countries. For more information, visit microbiologics.com.

Laurie Fernholz │ 320.253.7400 │ lfernholz@microbiologics.com

Source: Microbiologics, Inc.