CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-based Adaptive Health, which makes nutritional health products, has acquired Biovation Labs, a nutritional supplement manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment operation based in Salt Lake City, for an undisclosed amount.

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Biovation Labs currently manufactures many of Adaptive Health’s core products, including Instaflex Advanced Joint Support, Lumiday Mood Enhancement, and the new Nugenix Total-T.

Located in Charlotte, Adaptive Health said it is also investing in equipment and facility upgrades to increase manufacturing capacity.

These investments will help Adaptive Health reduce manufacturing times, ship products quicker and more efficiently, and perform in-house laboratory testing.

Biovation Labs also currently handles all of Adaptive Health’s warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment.

Its responsible for direct-to-consumer shipments, as well as shipments to national retailers such as GNC, Walgreens, and CVS.

“Biovation Labs has a well-earned reputation for its cutting-edge solutions and high-quality production,” said Adaptive Health CEO Brandon Adcock in a statement. “We have been working with Biovation Labs since we launched our first product line in 2009, and this vertical integration improves our overall capabilities, while opening the door for many new and exciting opportunities.”

Since being named the fastest growing privately owned company in Charlotte, in 2012, Adaptive Health has expanded from 35 employees to over 250 employees in four locations.

This story is from the North Carolina Business News Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism.