Butterworth Laboratories Expands UK Lab Operations

PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management

PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management-04-05-2017, Volume 12, Issue 4

The company has secured an additional facility in Hampton, Middlesex, as part of a project to expand its UK-based operations by 15% in 2017.

Butterworth Laboratories, a provider of analytical services, announced on March 27, 2017 that it has secured an additional facility in Hampton, Middlesex, as part of a project to expand its laboratory operations by 15% in the United Kingdom in 2017. This expansion is the first phase of a longer term plan to deliver increased capacity of 60% by 2020. Butterworth Labs is expecting strong growth and says that the move will secure the Teddington facility as the UK laboratory operations, while providing the platform for continued growth in key areas.

The expansion coincides with the appointment of David Hawkins as managing director. Hawkins was formerly the company's chief operating officer. Doris Butterworth continues on the board as chairman along with finance director John Gearey and newly appointed non-executive director Patrick Stewart.

Source: Butterworth Laboratories