Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories announces the opening of its new, 35,000 square foot, state-of-the-art laboratory located in Memphis, Tennessee. The company celebrated this significant event with a ribbon cutting event that was attended by local and state officials from Tennessee as well as the executive team from Oxford Immunotec. The company expects to invest $3 million and to create 65 new lab processing, medical technologist and management positions at the Memphis facility. Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories is the service laboratory division of Oxford Immunotec, Inc., an
immunology-focused diagnostics company. The new facility will provide the capacity to service the laboratory’s rapid growth in customers and test volumes.
“Today is a very exciting day for our company with the opening of our new lab in Memphis”, commented Dr. Peter Wrighton-Smith, CEO of Oxford Immunotec. “Locating our new lab near our strategic partner, FedEx, gives us a competitive advantage in processing immunology samples and allows us to give our customers unparalleled test turnaround time.”