Eurofins Scientific buys Chemtest to create the most accomplished environmental testing laboratory in the UK and Ireland

Eurofins Scientific, the world’s largest group of laboratories, acquired Chemtest Holdings Limited on April 1st, 2019.

Darrell Hall, Managing Director of Chemtest Limited commented “This is another milestone in our journey for the business and one that will now be supported by the leading Life Science Company in the world.


The Eurofins group turnover $4.6bn per year, operating in 47 countries with over 800 laboratories worldwide.  Eurofins employ 45,000 staff and conduct over 400 million tests each year, making them the largest Life Science Company in the world.

Chemtest and Eurofins

The Future Together

Chemtest’s vision is to be the UK and Irelands laboratory of choice. We have ambitious plans to further enhance the customer experience and our technical excellence; this has now been aligned with a partner who will provide many years of successful experience and knowledge to help us to achieve our goals.  Our joint strategy is to be the UK and Ireland market leader in Environmental testing, which will be supported with substantial financial investment, streamlined processes and structures within the group to adopt and implement best practice principles so we provide an outstanding experience for our clients.


As you have come to expect from Chemtest, we can’t do this without our best asset, our people. Through our talent programme, more training and coaching will take place to ensure we deliver a consistent, quality driven service offering to our valued client base.


We are very much open for business, with new premises, quality control methods, innovative tools and equipment to make the interaction with your laboratory of choice as seamless as possible.


Thank you for your continued business and we look forward to exceeding your expectations as we enter this new journey together.

Registered in England and Wales · Registration Number 6511736 · VAT Number 887127683. Eurofins Chemtest is a member of the EIC, Environment Industries Commission.
© 2023 Eurofins Chemtest Limited

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