TrichoTech Building

The TrichoTech Story

Founded as TrichoTech in 1993 we have been supplying Drug and Alcohol testing to courts for over 20 years.

Although our company name has changed through the years, the calibre, qualification and professionalism of our staff remains the same, from our dedicated Customer Services team through to our industry leading Reporting Scientists, who have a combined experience of nearly 50 years’ in hair testing.

This wealth of experience and scientific ability means we can help with the most complex of cases, so you can hand the whole testing process over to us, safe in the knowledge that we unite around a single binding philosophy ‘behind every test is a life’.

Company Timeline



Company founded as TrichoTech at the Cardiff Medicentre.


Concateno TrichoTech

TrichoTech acquired by Concateno and rebranded to Concateno TrichoTech.


Concateno TrichoTech presented with The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation.


Concateno TrichoTech became a subsidiary company of Alere Inc.


Alere Toxicology

Concateno TrichoTech rebranded to Alere Toxicology and the Hair Testing laboratory relocated to company headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.