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Charles River Laboratories (Massachusetts) 

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251 Ballardvale Street
Wilmington  Massachusetts  01887  U.S.A.
Phone: 978-658-6000 Fax: 978-658-7132

About Our Company

Charles River Laboratories is, at its core, the largest laboratory animal production company in the world. We currently produce highly defined purpose-bred laboratory animals in 14 countries, including the United States, Canada, Japan, and throughout Europe.

Product Services and Technologies

At Charles River Labs, our products and services are used by researchers throughout the world in an effort to improve the quality of both human and animal life. Our corporate identity is expressed by the phrase "Contributing to the Search for Healthier Lives."

Career Opportunities/Company Benefits

One of the company's goals is to help educate our employees on an ongoing basis, highlighting the benefits of what we do so that each individual will understand the value of his/her job. Many of our customers from the Pharmaceutical Industry and Academia are working on the development of lifesaving drugs and treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's, Diabetes, Arthritis, AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis and many others. We feel that our employees can greatly benefit from learning about the various fields of research in which our customers are involved.

We have a worldwide staff of nearly 2000 individuals. Over 70 of these have doctoral level degrees with specialties in Laboratory Animal Medicine, Pathology, and many other areas. Charles River has a strong commitment to quality. Our internal Quality Process is now nearly seven years old and has led to an intense focus on customer needs and satisfaction.

Interested in employment with Charles River Laboratories? Send your resume to the Human Resources Department, attention: Isabel Chavez.

Last Updated 6-20-00

Key Statistics

Ownership: Public

Web Site: Charles River
Employees: 2500
Symbol: CRL

Company News
Charles River  (CRL) And BioMotiv Enter Into Strategic Partnership 4/14/2016 11:20:16 AM
Charles River  (CRL) to Hire 300 in Massachusetts This Year After Buying WIL Research for $585 Million 1/11/2016 7:40:49 AM
Harris Williams & Co. Advises Wil Research On Its Pending Sale To Charles River  (CRL) For $585 Million 1/7/2016 1:39:14 PM
Charles River  (CRL) Pays $585 Million Cash to Take Out WIL Research 1/7/2016 6:36:16 AM
Charles River Bags Oncotest GmbH in $38 Million Deal 11/19/2015 6:46:08 AM
Charles River Announces New And Continued Drug Discovery Collaborations 10/7/2015 8:28:45 AM
Charles River To Present At Morgan Stanley (MST) Conference 9/15/2015 3:20:04 PM
Charles River Announces Second-Quarter 2015 Results From Continuing Operations 7/30/2015 11:31:38 AM
Charles River Completes The Acquisition Of Celsis (CEL.L) 7/27/2015 10:57:55 AM
Charles River Bolsters QC Business With $212 Million Acquisition of Celsis (CEL.L) 7/9/2015 6:03:22 AM