CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Matrix Sciences has announced the acquisition of Safe Food X-Ray as a key part of its strategy to deliver unparalleled value by meeting its customers' core technical and compliance needs. This expands the scope of Matrix's Risk Management services by complimenting its Advisory Risk Management practice.
Safe Food X-Ray uses state-of-the-art inspection equipment to identify and segregate product that is contaminated with foreign material to allow food manufacturers to target affected products for disposition and reclaim unaffected product and place into commerce.
"We are excited to offer this service to our customers across Matrix's network," said Robert Wiebe, CEO of Matrix Sciences. "We have created a service that is unique in the food industry, and I am excited to scale this service across our network."
"Joining Matrix represents a unique opportunity for Safe Food X-Ray and it's customers," said Chris Hetherman, President of Safe Food X-Ray. "In addition to the resources to grow this business, there is real synergy in combining the services of these two companies. I am excited about the impact that we can have helping our customers protect their consumers and their brand."
"We have built our Risk Management practice to find practical and impactful solutions to the complex problems the food industry faces," said Melanie Neumann, Executive Vice President at Matrix Sciences. "By integrating X-Ray inspection into our service offering, we expand our ability to offer expert risk management services to the food industry facing an ever-expanding risk landscape with yet another resource to potentially help customers avert a crisis or lessen it's impact."
Safe Food X-Ray was founded in 2017 and services a national client base from its location in Green Bay, WI. Its operations are registered and inspected by the FDA and USDA. Prior to founding SFX, Chris Hetherman held executive and senior leadership positions with ConAgra Foods, McCain Foods, Golden Country Food and Monogram Appetizers.
Matrix Sciences services the core technical needs of the Agri-Food value chain and operates 19 facilities across North America. Its four lines of business, Food Safety and Quality, Agriculture, Consumer Research and Risk Management, are purpose-built to provide its customers with Confidence from Cultivation to Consumer™.
D.J. Alwattar, Matrix Sciences, +1 312.667.7308, [email protected]
SOURCE Matrix Sciences