Eurofins Acquires QSAI Analysis and Research Center

Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA), the global leader in food testing and a global scientific leader in bioanalytical testing, announces the signing of an agreement to acquire a majority stake in QSAI Analysis and Research Center Co.,Ltd. (“QARC”).QARC was founded in 2013 as a spin-off from QSAI’s R&D center and has been consistently developing pesticide screening and other food testing capabilities for 20 years, serving an extensive customer base in the food, wholesale and retail industries as well as institutions and governments. QARC is recognised as one of the leading private pesticide testing laboratories in Japan, offering the largest portfolio of over 800 pesticide screening tests covering a variety of complex food matrices. QARC employs 80 people in its laboratories in Fukuoka and Nagoya and is accredited against ISO/IEC 17025 and The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).

Eurofins strengthens its comprehensive food testing offering in Japan through the acquisition of QSAI Analysis and Research Center Co.,Ltd. – Eurofins Scientific

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Dr. Oliver Everling

Independent since 1998, he is Managing Director of RATING EVIDENCE GmbH. As visiting professor of Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, former chairman of the supervisory board of a rating agency, advisory board member, advisor, member of rating committees, chairman of ISO-TC Rating Services, author or publisher of books and a magazine, Independent Non-Executive Director under EU Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies, he has been or is involved in ratings from a variety of perspectives. Previously, he was for 6 years department director at Dresdner Bank and, until 1993, managing director of the Projektgesellschaft Rating mbH after a doctorate at the banking and stock exchange seminar of the University of Cologne.

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