Whitbeck Labs will soon start construction on a new, 7,500-SF research and testing facility in Springdale Technology Park, at the southeast corner of Huntsville Avenue and Kawneer Drive.
The Springdale-based, full-service independent commercial laboratory specializes in the poultry industry, and has been in business since 1978.
Whitbeck Labs works closely with food industry research and development companies, providing facilities and testing for product innovations and global consulting services, according to a press release announcing a groundbreaking ceremony for the project.
The new facility will almost double the amount of lab space currently available to the company, which has added six new employee positions since 2014, bringing the staff count up to 19, according to the press release.
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