Pfizer Animal Genetics Announces Laboratory, Headquarters Move to Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (May 1, 2009)—Pfizer Animal Genetics has successfully completed the move of its DNA-testing facilities, Customer Service and administration from Harahan, Louisiana, to new, custom-built facilities in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the headquarters of Pfizer Animal Health's Veterinary Medical Research and Development.

“Pfizer Animal Genetics is excited about the move to its new Kalamazoo facilities, which were custom-built for DNA-marker testing,” says Nigel Evans, vice president of Animal Genetics for Pfizer Animal Health. “The new lab operations combine state-of-the-art equipment and a more efficient and streamlined production flow to enhance the quality of our service and to accommodate future growth.”

This move ties Pfizer Animal Genetics closely to the Pfizer Animal Health Veterinary Medical Research and Development center. A multi-million-dollar expansion of the facilities, including technical equipment upgrades, is complete.

All DNA tests are now being conducted and analyzed at the Kalamazoo site. For more information on where samples should be sent for future testing, visit the Testing and Results page at or call 1-877-BEEF DNA.

Pfizer Animal Genetics is a business unit of Pfizer Animal Health, a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal vaccines and prescription medicines. Pfizer Inc is the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company.