DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC or the Company), one of world’s largest providers of private DNA testing services announces the acquisition of All About Truth DNA Services, a regional provider of DNA testing services. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
All About Truth DNA Services, based in Plantation, Florida, a family owned and operated company established in 2006, provides DNA testing services to the South Florida region with services focusing on AABB Certified Immigration DNA Testing, biological family relationship DNA testing, prenatal DNA and forensic DNA testing. The All About Truth acquisition includes all assets of the company including their existing physical plant and equipment. Existing employees will be retained following the close of the transaction.
Jerry Watkins, Chief Operating Officer of DDC, led the acquisition of All About Truth DNA Services. All About Truth is the first of what is expected to be additional acquisitions of regional DNA testing services by DDC. Connie Hallquist, President and Chief Executive Officer of DNA Diagnostics Center, commented: “We are pleased by the acquisition of All About Truth DNA Services. We see the opportunity for significant growth of DNA testing services in the greater South Florida region.”
Raquel Mandel, President of All About Truth DNA Services, said: “We are thrilled with the acquisition of our family business by DDC, the recognized market leader in DNA testing. We look forward to working with the very capable staff of DDC professionals to continue to grow our business in South Florida.”
About DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC):
DDC, founded over twenty years ago, is one of the world’s largest private DNA testing companies with offices in Fairfield, Ohio(United States) and London, England (United Kingdom). DDC offers DNA testing for paternity and family relationships, ancestry, forensics, genetic traits of animals, and cell line authentication.
DDC is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), The Ministry of Justice, The College of American Pathologists (CAP), and The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA). DDC is also accredited by ACLASS to meet the international standards of ISO 17025 and the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors / Laboratory Accreditation Board-International (ASCLD/LAB). For more information, please visit dnacenter.com.
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