Symbio Laboratories grew from humble beginnings in 1997 and has become one of the leading laboratories; servicing analytical testing needs of the food, agricultural and environmental sectors across Australia, performing over 35,000 tests each week on ~11,000 samples, across six laboratory locations and to over 7,000 customers annually.
Take a trip down memory lane with us in the Symbio Story below
Symbio Alliance laboratory located at East Brisbane purchased from receivers.
Relocated to purpose-built 1600m² laboratory at Brisbane Technology Park.
Acquired Food & Agriculture Laboratories Australia Pty Ltd, Brisbane and integrated into Symbio.
Takeover of client in-house lab in Rockhampton adds Symbio presence in Central QLD.
Expanded operations in Brisbane with a second purpose built laboratory (3600m²) at Brisbane Technology Park.
Acquired Opus MQT in Melbourne and commences operations from Brooklyn laboratory.
Acquisition of George Weston Technologies, the laboratory operations of George Weston Foods, at Enfield, NSW.
Laboratory operations begin in the Wagga Wagga & Rockhampton laboratory has moved to Berserker to accept external samples.
with acquisition of Enviro-Check Enterprises Pty Ltd
& currently conducts over 1.5 million tests per annum, on over 350,000 samples as Australia’s largest privately owned & operated laboratory service provider.
Consolidation of Melbourne operations into a newly equipped laboratory (700m²) in Brooklyn.
Closure of the Rockhampton site after 9 years’ operation.
With the acquisition of land in Ravenhall, VIC for a proposed 8500m² purpose built laboratory in the near future.
With the development of a new 600m² facility in Canning Vale, WA underway.
Symbio Laboratories' Brisbane Microbiology team have welcomed their fully-automated agar plating robot, the BD Keistra InoquIA+ into the fold.
The Symbio Laboratories Perth team move into their new 600m² laboratory
Thanks to the development of Sydney's Chemistry and Microbiology laboratories, along with the completion of the Ravenhall location in Melbourne, which will be the Southern Hemisphere's largest privately owned laboratory.