SALT LAKE CITY, November 2, 2006 – The United Natural Products Alliance announced today the addition of its newest member, TSI Health Sciences.
"I am delighted to welcome TSI as UNPA's newest member,” said Loren Israelsen, UNPA executive director. “Our admission process is a rigorous one, as all existing members must vote in a new company. TSI's ethical corporate conduct and superior research capabilities make them an ideal UNPA member. As a respected ingredient supplier with international operations, they add yet another voice to advocate UNPA's values to their customers and colleagues in the dietary supplement industry."
Israelsen also noted TSI Health Sciences’ commitment to quality standards was a factor in the decision to invite TSI to join the UNPA.
“Becoming a member of the UNPA is truly an honor,” said Larry Kolb, TSI Health Sciences president, U.S. operations. “TSI was founded on the principle that quality must be the highest priority – not only for our company’s success but for the good of the entire industry. It is refreshing to be part of an organization that shares our company’s values. TSI is committed to doing whatever it takes to help the UNPA in its quest to improve the reputation, the integrity and the future of the natural products industry.”
About TSI Health Sciences
TSI Health Sciences, www.tsiinc.com, has evolved throughout the last decade to focus primarily on in-house, high-end ingredient production and has become a leading developer, producer and marketer of nutraceutical ingredients to the dietary supplement, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. With US operations based in Missoula, Mont., TSI was founded in 1996 and has offices worldwide, including a 60-acre, fully integrated manufacturing, research, quality assurance and quality control campus in Jiangyin, China. The company’s comprehensive product range includes botanical, marine and natural product extracts, as well as synthesized compounds. TSI guarantees full-service cGMP manufacturing through TSI Manufacturing Systems, with divisions specializing in small and large-scale botanical and natural product extraction, large-scale chemical synthesis production and secondary processing capabilities.
About the UNPA
United Natural Products Alliance, www.unpa.us, is a trade organization representing many of the world’s leading dietary supplement companies. Founded in Utah in 1991, UNPA was instrumental in the passage of the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and continues to take a leadership position in regulatory issues and industry best practices.
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