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LGC has sold its chemical characterisation division in Runcorn to SGS, with the transfer of eight staff.
LGC Standards is to relocate its Bury-based testing laboratory and 45 staff to a 19,500 sq ft site on Carlyle Street in November.
LGC Group is planning to upgrade the facilities at its forensic laboratory at Risley near Warrington, and 40 staff will relocate from its site in Runcorn.
LGC, the forensic research group with 1,500 staff at 28 biological and chemical laboratories, is to be acquired by Bridgepoint for £257m.
LGC, the forensic sciences group with about 700 staff, is to be sold by 3i to Legal & General Ventures for £70m.
LGC has acquired Promochem of Germany for £10m, in order to expand its pharmaceutical testing services in a number of European countries.
LGC is planning to set up a multi-million pound DNA profiling laboratory in Runcorn, creating scores of scientific jobs.