About Elba

Elba Laboratories is a full service contract manufacturer to the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. We specialize in the development, manufacturing, and testing of liquids and semi-solids. Elba has a very high competency for manufacturing significant volumes of products and is dedicated to quality and compliance.

Company History

Elba Laboratories has grown through mergers and acquisitions dating back to 1866. In 2016 Elba Laboratories celebrated 150 years of doing business! 

  • 2008   Elba Laboratories, formed to rebrand Mardale-Medpak under one name. 
  • 1998   Mardale –Medpak, formed when Mardale acquired Medpak. 
  • 1995   Elba Inc., purchased Mardale.
  • 1982   Mardale Corporation was founded. 
  • 1866   Mark Allen Corporation, was founded – It was acquired in 1998 and is now merged with Elba Laboratories.


22,000 ft² cGMP production/warehouse facility.

Site security system.


FDA Registration  FEI # 1000115351

State of Michigan Board of Pharmacy License # 5306002926

ISO 17025:2005 Certification # L16-119 

MDEQ Certification # 9979

Executive Team

The real value of a company is the strength of its employees. Elba Laboratories is proud that its executive team has over 100 years of combined experience in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Elba works to provide value to its customers. 

Our team is here to provide you with the quality service you deserve.

  • Michael Froehlich - Owner/President
  • Gerry Fritz - Technical Director  
  • Mark Szewc - Operations Director
  • Michael McKelvey - Quality Assurance Director
  • Jenn Rowe - R&D Project Manager