Lab Owl™ , an Automated Control Concepts, Inc. Company, Announces Membership with BioNJ

BioNJ is New Jersey’s largest life sciences trade association, serving nearly 400 member organizations.

[March 5, 2019], [Neptune, NJ] – Lab Owl™, an Automated Control Concepts (ACC) company, announced today that it has become an official member of BioNJ, New Jersey’s largest life sciences trade association. Lab Owl, a bioreactor control and information organization, joins BioNJ’s powerful network that is dedicated to propelling the Garden State’s rich scientific innovation ecosystem.

Lab Owl looks forward to working with the BioNJ team and its nearly 400 member companies to support New Jersey’s vibrant life sciences ecosystem, foster medical innovation and ensure patient access.

“At ACC and Lab Owl, we are always focused on ensuring our products and services continue to bring value to researchers and manufacturers. Members of BioNJ include some of New Jersey’s most innovative companies and through our expertise, experience and technology, we hope to help these businesses conduct their research and manufacturing more efficiently and robustly,” stated ACC’s CEO Michael Blechman.

ACC has delivered smart control systems that improve manufacturing processes across a wide range of industries for more than 35 years. Lab Owl is the company’s latest automated control and information system product, specifically designed to meet the needs of development labs and growing life sciences organizations.

“We are excited to welcome Lab Owl as one of our newest Members,” said BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart. “Enriching our membership with support companies such as Lab Owl allows us to bring together diverse stakeholders within the ecosystem to collaborate on the important work of bringing forward new life-changing therapies and medicines.”

BioNJ provides its members with public policy advocacy (in Trenton and Washington DC), access to a powerful regional network, cost saving opportunities and talent/professional development. Members have opportunities throughout the year to participate in committees and attend more than 30 networking events and educational conferences.

“Our parent company, ACC, has been headquartered in NJ since 1983 where we have provided automation services to all the major life sciences companies, including Merck, Pfizer, J&J and Novartis. New Jersey has the world’s highest concentration of scientists and engineers, as well as nearly 3,300 life sciences establishments. Becoming a part of this ecosystem was a natural step for Lab Owl. We’re excited to participate in the growth of the New Jersey biotech industry,” stated Kevin Hannigan, Lab Owl’s President.

BioNJ continues to add respected members like Lab Owl and others to its membership portfolio, augmenting an already robust network, enhancing collaborative opportunities, and strengthening New Jersey’s vibrant life sciences industry.

About Lab Owl™

Lab Owl™, an ACC company, delivers flexible and fully integrated bioreactor control systems for cell culture and fermentation applications. Available in a variety of form factors, Lab Owl™ features an easy-to-use interface that has been leveraged in applications ranging from benchtop bioreactors in development labs through pilot plants and manufacturing. For more information,

About ACC

Established in 1983, Automated Control Concepts, Inc. (ACC) is an independent systems integrator delivering automation and manufacturing intelligence solutions to the industrial market. ACC helps businesses improve the efficiency, quality and compliance of their manufacturing operations through the strategic use of technology and standards (such as S88 and S95). Services include initial requirements definition and system design through the implementation and commissioning of plant-wide automation and information systems. ACC delivers solutions to a wide variety of industries, including Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Food and Beverage, and Infrastructure. Typical solutions include PLC/SCADA applications, Batch and Recipe Management, Track & Trace, Plant Performance, and Control-to-Enterprise integration. ACC has offices in Neptune, New Jersey, and Rockville, Maryland. For more information, visit

About BioNJ

BioNJ is a trade association of nearly 400 Member companies representing research-based life sciences organizations and stakeholders dedicated to propelling a vibrant ecosystem where Science is Supported, Companies are Created, Drugs are Developed and Patients are Paramount. Because Patients Can’t Wait®, BioNJ supports its Members in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies and cures that save and improve lives and lessen the burden of illness and disease to society by driving capital formation, fostering entrepreneurship, advocating for public policies that advance medical innovation, providing access to talent and education and offering a cost-saving array of critical commercial resources. For more information about BioNJ, please visit

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