History of APS BioGroup


After 20 years of working with and studying colostrum, Dr. Andrew Keech developed a vision to build a colostrum manufacturing facility that would set a new standard for colostrum product quality and efficacy.

Management Team

Left to right: Les Soyland, Dr. Andrew Keech, and Bob Davies.


APS BioGroup (formerly Advanced Protein Systems) was formed by Dr. Andrew Keech, Bob Davies, Les Soyland, and Chad Forsythe.


The first phase of colostrum production facility completed.


APS BioGroup bulk colostrum powder being sold worldwide.


Packaging equipment was installed and APS BioGroup begins offering colostrum products in consumer ready packaging.


Contract manufacturing of non-colostrum health supplement commenced.


Construction commenced on a 30.000 square feet expansion to increase production capabilities.


APS BioGroup became the largest manufacturer of colostrum products in the world.


Dryer enhancements that allow APS BioGroup to produce special colostrum products with increased flowability and solubility completed.

In-house chemistry and microbiology laboratories expanded.


APS Biogroup wins the Presidential E-Award for increasing US exports. The award was presented to APS BioGroup by Secretary of Commerce by Gary Locke.


A new 90,000 square foot headquarter building was purchased by APS BioGroup.


Expansion of the new facility is completed. With this expansion, APS’s colostrum production capacity was increased by 50%, contract manufacturing capacity was expanded by 75% and in-house laboratory capabilities were enhanced with the addition of five additional full-time graduate scientists.


APS BioGroup operates in three divisions: