MPI Research

"MATTAWAN, MI -- Drug and compound testing company MPI Research plans to spend $5 million to upgrade facilities at its Mattawan headquarters and add up to 130 jobs by the end of this year. Separately, company founder William U. Parfet, 69, has announced his retirement, stating in a Jan. 27 letter to company customer and suppliers that MPI has a bright future and is poised to become the world's fourth largest preclinical contract research company." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Mattawan-based company issued statement after reports it was fined $6,900 for violations related to animal testing