Melbec’s Technical Director, Dawn Mellors, has more than 25 years experience in microbiology and in the cosmetic product industry, having worked for both personal care manufacturers and microbiology laboratories. Utilising her extensive knowledge and experience of the industry, Dawn launched Melbec Microbiology in 2013 to establish a business which is able to deal with clients on a personal level, whilst providing a high standard of service and meaningful results.

Our successful first year in business, was underlined by appointing Lisa Green, our Quality Manager, to complement and enhance our existing capabilities prior to us achieving UKAS laboratory accreditation (8615) to ISO 17025, just 14 months after the laboratory was first commissioned.

In 2015, Melbec Microbiology Ltd were honoured to be awarded the MicroBusiness of the Year Award at the Rossendale Business Awards. We are immensely proud of both of these achievements.

We continue to grow to meet our clients requirements and currently our microbiologists have over a combined 100 years bench experience, covering personal care products, cosmetics, biocidal products, manufacturing, clinical, medical device and research-based microbiology.

The Melbec team pride themselves on being able to truly understand a clients requirements believing that working in partnership is key to the satisfaction of both client and service provider.

Our aim is to help our clients to obtain truly meaningful and relevant results from the most appropriate testing in line with the pertinent legislation and industry standards.