Steve Rusckowski, Chairman, President, and CEO, was joined by the James Anzaldi, Mayor of Clifton, Lenzie Harcum of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Jim Davis, Executive Vice President of General Diagnostics, Scott Jeffers, Vice President of Enterprise Operations and Operations Excellence, Lakshmi Gudapakkam, Vice President and General Manager, Santy Galvez, Vice President of Laboratory Operations, Alain Charewicz, Executive Director of Real Estate Footprint Optimization, Bob Roggeman, Senior Director of Program Management, Alice Lioi, Laboratory Director and Becky Simmons, Laboratory Director as they broke ground with Quest-branded hard hats and shovels

Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, celebrated its new flagship laboratory at a groundbreaking ceremony in Clifton, NJ on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

The 250,000-square-foot flagship laboratory will become the largest in the Quest network of more than 20 major laboratory facilities across the nation. Expected to be operational in early 2021, the lab will employ more than 1,100 people and provide enhanced diagnostic information services to more than 40 million people in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.

Steve Rusckowski, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Quest Diagnostics, was joined by government officials, local partners of the Clifton and Nutley communities, and Quest Diagnostics employees. The company also made a contribution to the Boys and Girls Club of New Jersey.