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Integrated DNA Technologies Creates New Unit

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Integrated DNA Technologies today announced that it has created a new business unit called Clinical and Commercial Manufacturing, which will manufacture oligonucleotides for use in diagnostic products.
 
The firm also said that it has received ISO 13485:2003 certification at its facility in Coralville, Iowa, which houses the new unit.
 
"This new business unit has evolved through years of partnership and interaction with our family of customers researching and performing in vitro diagnostics,” Trey Martin, COO of IDT, said in a press release. “This arrangement allows IDT to further improve our service to these customers by offering dedicated processing, purification, analysis, formulation, functional testing and final fill services in purpose-built clean room suites with assigned senior production staff.”

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