FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2015 | DECATUR, IL — EPL Bio Analytical Services (EPL
BAS), Niantic/Harristown, IL, is once again a finalist for the annual AGROW – Best Supporting Role Award. This award recognizes the company that has contributed most to the global crop protection industry through the provision of support services. Judges look for a company that offers outstanding client support, excellence in service provision and a willingness to go the extra mile for its customers. The competition this year was particularly competitive because there were significantly more entries for the category. Finalists in other categories include Dow AgroSciences, Syngenta, Marrone Bio Innovations, DuPont Crop Protection and Bayer CropScience.
Vice President of Quality and Compliance, Michelle Smith adds, “EPL Bio Analytical Services is so honored to be a finalist and attend the 2015 AGROW Awards in London this year. Since 1987, EPL BAS has provided globally recognized Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) compliant contract analytical laboratory support for crop protection regulatory submissions, and safety and nutrition evaluations of feed and food ingredients. In 2014, we dramatically expanded our ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation and our molecular biology lab. We also continued to demonstrate leadership in the agricultural industry through the implementation of methods and processes for data generation and assessment in pollinator health studies in collaboration with others in the agricultural industry. EPL stands for Excellence, Passion and Leadership in the Ag industry and being considered for this award adds to the sense of accomplishment and pride that our employees take in the services that we provide in agriculture.”
About EPL Bio Analytical Services
EPL Bio Analytical Services (EPL BAS) is an award winning, Good Laboratory Practice compliant (GLP), ISO 17025 accredited analytical contract lab. Our vision is to be the “most trusted analytical laboratory in the Ag industry”. EPL BAS serves the global agricultural industry by analyzing feed and food ingredients, organic products, genetically enhanced crops, bio-pesticides, plants, algae, plant protection agents and crop chemicals. With the goal of providing safe, healthy abundant food while protecting and improving the environment, EPL BAS uses advanced innovative technology in the areas of nutritional chemistry, agricultural chemistry including residue and product chemistry and molecular biology to provide excellent, timely support for the feed, food, fiber, and fuel industries. We don’t have an Ag Division …because we are Ag!