November 12/Eden Prairie, MN/UAS Laboratories Press Release -- On November 11, 2010, UAS Laboratories Inc. acquired all outstanding shares of APN Labs Inc. to become the sole owner. APN Labs, Inc. of Wausau, Wis., is a contract manufacturer of nutraceuticals for companies seeking to develop or maintain name brand products. APN Labs has its own condition-specific probiotic blends as well as other ingredients. With its innovative technology, APN Labs has become a leading nutraceutical manufacturer and has been operating in the USA for the past 10 years. The facility and equipment meet the strict FDA and state health department requirements as well as the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines. APN Labs is also kosher certified. This custom manufacturing and private label expertise allows APN Labs to develop products from conception to completion for their customers.

Dr. S.K. Dash, president of UAS Laboratories, expressed his feelings about the purchase: “With the acquisition of APN Labs, we are now in a great position to provide a complete range of probiotics and other specialty nutritional supplements including our branded products as well as customer private label products. UAS Labs has extensive experience in formulation of probiotics and other specialty nutraceuticals and we will now be able to offer many more services.”  The facility at APN Labs, Inc. has adequate manufacturing space with capability to produce customers brand products and bulk capsules, tablets and powder.

APN Labs Now GMP Certified by NSF
Earlier this month, APN Labs received GMP certification from NSF.  Consumers and health care practitioners look for ways to identify reliable, high-quality dietary supplements and NSF certification provides the reassurance that the production facility meets the highest level of GMPs for dietary supplements.  

From the November 15, 2010, Prepared Foods E-dition