Smithers Group Companies
The Smithers Group, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, includes Smithers Rapra, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Viscient, Smithers Pira, and Smithers Pharma Services. Each Smithers Group company provides technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers' goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients' products, by utilizing testing, consulting, information and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as Trusted Providers of Innovative Solutions. for more information, visit www.smithers.com
Smithers Rapra is the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing and consulting services focused mainly on the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. Smithers Rapra encompasses what was previously Smithers Rapra Technologies, established in the United Kingdom in 1919 and Smithers Scientific Services, established in the United States in 1925. For more information visit www.rapra.net or www.smithersrapra.com.
Smithers Quality Assessments is an accredited third-party registrar. Since 1993, Smithers Quality Assessments has provided quality and environmental management system certification services such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and related standards to manufacturing companies and service providers. For more information, visit www.smithersregistrar.com
Smithers Viscient, formerly Smithers Springborn, is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) for the crop protection, pharmaceutical, industrial chemical, and consumer household industries. With laboratories in North America and Europe, and additional offices in Asia, Smithers Viscient has performed standard guideline and higher-tiered environmental studies for over 40 years. Our studies satisfy all major regulatory requirements. Services include ecotoxicology, avian toxicology, environmental fate, metabolism, residue, analytical and product chemistry, consulting, and endocrine testing, including in vitro toxicology, in vivo toxicology, and in vivo ecotoxicology. For more information, visit www.smithersviscient.com
Smithers Pharma Services provides formulation services, analytical chemistry, and pre-clinical and clinical bioanalytical testing, while offering further drug development support through in-house storage stability studies. Smithers Pharma serves the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and consumer healthcare industries, delivering a broad portfolio of services to help clients move their drug products through the full drug development process, from pre-formulations to market registration. For more information, visit www.smitherspharma.com
Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. Established in 1930, the company provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, intelligence and events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance. For more information, visit www.smitherspira.com
Smithers Apex was formed in 2005 when Smithers Pira acquired Intertech Corporation. Smithers Apex provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries. Markets covered include lighting and displays, clean energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals. For more information, visit www.smithersapex.com