More and more quality control labs are disappearing. Boardrooms tend to see in-house labs as expensive, and assume that contract labs can test for quality control just as well and at a fraction of the cost. But are the decision-makers right? The next LABinsights issue focuses on QC labs. Do you work in an in-house QC lab, and do you feel your lab deserves to stay in business? Tell us why your lab is indispensable. Don’t wait until your management decides to outsource. Don’t let CEOs complacently assume your lab is nothing but a costly hobby. Take this opportunity to show them why your lab is a vital link in the organizational chain that actually saves them money.