Alpha Analytical Laboratories

Alpha Analytical Laboratories

Alpha Analytical Laboratories

We are a world class environmental testing laboratory providing the highest quality and most trusted analytical testing worldwide. Our unsurpassed customer service and unequaled quality systems set us apart from the competition. Alpha Analytical ranks 8th among the top environmental laboratories in the country. Our courier support services extend throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and beyond.

Company details

Eight Walkup Drive , Westborough , MA 01581 USA
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Industry Type:
Environmental Monitoring
Market Focus:
Regionally (various states or provinces)
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World Class Capabilities

Our capabilities include air, water and soil analysis, with particular expertise in the highly-specialized fields of sediment and tissue analysis and petroleum forensics. We support ecological and human-health risk assessments, offering nationally-recognized expertise in hydrocarbon forensics, PCB congeners, complex sediments, as well as animal and plant tissue analysis.

World Class Experts

Since 1985, Alpha Analytical has been dedicated to assembling the very best people in the business. We believe in intelligent, capable and hard-working employees who are passionate about innovating and improving how we do things and how we serve our customers.

What Makes Alpha Different

Quality & Service

Alpha Analytical is committed to timely, responsive customer service. We are staffed and equipped to routinely handle large projects and tight schedules with the utmost accuracy. The majority of our work is completed with a turnaround time of five days or less.

Technical Support

Our staff includes more than 230 professionals with wide-ranging scientific and technical expertise. Their experience has helped Alpha pioneer a number of innovative, cost-effective new procedures that have been widely adopted in the industry. Several of our staff members are acknowledged leaders in their fields, serving on various regulatory and oversight bodies that help formulate sound environmental policies.

Information Management

Alpha Analytical understands the importance of data accessibility and has implemented sophisticated electronic data delivery and archiving technologies. Alpha customers can check on the status of their projects 24/7 through our Customer Center portal and download data directly from our secure server via our Alpha Data Exchange (ADEx) or Data Merger tools. Reports, as well as a variety of electronic data deliverable (EDD) formats including but not limited to EQuIs, EnviroData, GIS-Key, SEDD, EPA Region 2 and ERPIMS, are generated automatically to eliminate transcription errors.

Facilities & Equipment

Alpha maintains more than 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in Westborough and Mansfield, Massachusetts. Over the past 5 years, we have invested an average $2.0 million per year in our facilities, equipment and technology to meet our customers' growing needs.

Integrity & Peace of Mind

Alpha Analytical was founded with an absolute commitment to data integrity and the industry’s highest ethical and professional standards. Continuing with Alpha's reputation of Quality & Reliability for 28 years - we get it done right - no exceptions. Alpha's financial stability and consistent ownership means we will be there for you.

  • To provide the highest quality data with a superior degree of integrity.
  • To conduct our work in strict accordance with all regulatory requirements - both implicit and implied.
  • To adhere to the analytical method that we reference on our report and not make self-serving, undocumented changes that sacrifice quality.
  • To deliver your data on time.
  • To provide prompt, competent and courteous service by a knowledgeable staff.
  • To assure you of a well-maintained laboratory facility with continually updated analytical instrumentation that is staffed with the most qualified personnel in the industry.
  • To be an honest and reliable business partner.
  • To provide an unsurpassed level of technical support.
  • To continue to innovate in providing accurate, labor-saving electronic data delivery, data management tools and project planning capabilities.
  • To offer products and services that represent the best overall value for the level of quality and attention to service that your projects demand.
  • To meet and/or exceed your expectations in all aspects of our relationship.

We strive daily to be the best provider of analytical services in the United States.

Our challenge is to produce the most accurate analytical results attainable in the shortest possible turn around time. We feel a deep responsibility to our clients, their clients and the communities we serve in common. Millions depend on our work in assuring a hazard-free environment. We believe that if our clients are successful, we will be successful.

We believe in intelligent, capable, and hard-working employees who have a sense of urgency in the things they do. Alpha employs professional, ethical people who are passionate about innovating and improving how we do things and how we serve our clients. Alpha is dedicated to bringing out the best in all our employees. We understand the importance of execution.

Everyone at Alpha is committed to significantly growing the revenues and profits of our company. For the foreseeable future, we believe bigger is better... for our clients in terms of the breadth, depth and quality of services we offer; for our employees in terms of expanding their career options and improving their compensation, training and working conditions; and for our industry by developing innovative technologies and improved analytical results.

We honestly believe that we must be a team and that we are as strong as our weakest player.

We empower our people to embrace, uphold and build on this vision statement and to take personal responsibility for Alpha's success.