EAG enters agchem testing sector
The US analytical and testing services company, Evans Analytical Group (EAG - Santa Clara, California), has entered the agrochemical testing sector with the purchase of PTRL West (Hercules, California) and PTRL Europe (Ulm, Germany). The businesses will continue to operate under their own names. PTRL carries out analytical chemistry, residue, environmental fate and metabolism studies in support of agrochemical regulatory submissions. “The agrochemical market sector has been on our radar for some time and we were pleased to have the best-in-class management and team at PTRL to serve as the cornerstone for EAG’s entry into this industry,” says EAG’s senior vice-president of business development and strategy, Virginia Turezyn.