Quality Magazine

Specialized Technology Resources Acquires STR-Registrar

December 21, 2010

Enfield, CT– Specialized Technology Resources Inc. (STR) has acquired the remaining membership interests of STR-Registrar (STR-R) making it a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. STR has owned 51 percent of STR-R, an accredited international provider of management system certification and registration services, since 2001. Bryce E. Carson, Sr. will continue to manage STR-R as its general manager.

This acquisition is part of STR’s strategy to continue to invest in its consumer products quality assurance business.

STR-R, which recently became accredited to certify food companies in accordance with the voluntary Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program, provides audits and certification services to many of STR’s retail and manufacturing clients in the food, nutritional supplement, toys/premiums, hard and soft goods, general consumer merchandise, and consumer packaged goods industries. STR-R also works closely with STR’s Responsible Sourcing (STR RS) business unit to help companies build secure and socially responsible relationships with their supply chain partners.