Cherwell Joins AnalytiChem Group

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Cherwell Laboratories’ cleanroom microbiology solutions will join AnalytiChem’s group of seven companies across Europe, North America, and Australia.

Cherwell announced on Jan. 8, 2024 that it is joining AnalytiChem’s group of companies. Cherwell, founded in 1971, offers cleanroom microbiology solutions to customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. Its products focus on environmental and process monitoring in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Cherwell will continue to operate from Bicester, UK under its current managing director, Andy Whittard.

“AnalytiChem shares our vision for growth, philosophy, culture, market approach and guarantees the continuity of Cherwell as a provider of ultra-high-quality products and services. Within the AnalytiChem group, Cherwell will be able to leverage collaboration opportunities, especially with our new sister company bioTrading, alongside our focused offering of environmental and process monitoring products to the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector. Together with the great team at Cherwell we look to forward to the exciting next stepsin the development of the company,” said Whittard in the press release.

“[At] AnalytiChem, we are focused on highest quality capabilities for the benefit of our customer base, something Cherwell clearly demonstrates with its focused portfolio manufactured in Bicester and services provided remote as well as on-site,” said Raoul Biskupek, Group CEO at AnalytiChem, in the press release. “With the addition of Cherwell to our group we can offer an even broader, while specialized portfolio across the geographies we are active in. This complementary offering opens exciting growth opportunities for our subsidiaries in the adjacent countries and our strong distribution partners network.”

AnalytiChem, formed in 2021, contains a group of companies across Europe, North America, and Australia that provide quality control products and services that include off-the-shelf and customizable chemicals, high-quality standards, certified reference materials, laboratory, and analytical equipment.


Cherwell manufactures a range of prepared media products in a ISO9001-registered facility. The company has in-house engineering facilities to support bespoke solutions and supply, service, and calibrate environmental air monitoring equipment.

Source: Cherwell