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  • Ginsenosides: a new offering with ancient roots

    POS Analytical Services now offers quantitative analysis of ginsenosides, a class of steroid glycosides considered to be the biologically active component of ginseng. Discovered more than 5,000 years ago, Chinese herbalists have prescribed ginseng for everything from normalizing blood pressure to improving blood circulation to preventing heart disease for centuries. Ginsenosides in particular ...


    By POS Bio-Sciences

  • POS Digging Deeper Into Greens

    POS Analytical Services is proud to share some exciting news. We are now using a method that quantifies sulforaphane, a compound that is most often identified in cruciferous vegetables. Sulforaphane is known for its anticancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Our new service can help ensure the quality of sulforaphane in your products. ...


    By POS Bio-Sciences

  • WWEM 2012 visitors urged to plan ahead

    Marcus Pattison, one of the organisers of WWEM 2012 (Telford: 7th – 8th November) has issued a warning to visitors, urging them to plan their time at the event very carefully. He says, "In 2010 a number of visitors found that they were unable to visit all of the Conference sessions, training sessions and free Workshops that were of interest during a one day visit. To make matters ...

  • SGS acquires Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile

    SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile. From its laboratory in Antofagasta, Verilab performs exploration and grade control analysis using fire assay, wet chemistry and instrumental techniques, principally for the mining industry in Northern Chile. Founded in 1997 and privately owned, Verilab employs 110 staff and reported revenue in excess of CLP 2 ...


    By SGS

  • DOE Awards Support Service Contract

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to IEI-PEC, JV, of Lincoln, Nebraska. IEI-PEC, JV is a small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The contract will have a maximum value of $4 Million over five years. Firm-fixed-price and time and material task orders will be ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • University of Toronto team wins 2015 Environmental Law Moot Court (sponsored by Maxxam)

    Maxxam congratulates Serin Remedios, Grace Smith and Chris Wong, members of the University of Toronto’s environmental law team, on winning this years’ Environmental Law Moot court. This event brings together top environmental lawyers and consultants and promotes the environmental industry to the next generation of legal professionals. “This is the 3rd time that Maxxam has ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Maxxam’s Stanley Cup Playoff fundraising tradition continues

    We are pleased to announce that Maxxam is continuing our tradition of supporting Canadian NHL teams during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This year, customers and employees can bid on Montreal Canadiens’ tickets, clothing and autographed gear through our online charity auction, with all proceeds going to the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation. To kick off fundraising efforts, Maxxam ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Maxxam recognized for helping skilled immigrants build a future in Canada

    As a dedicated partner of the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISS of BC), Maxxam Analytics has been selected to receive the 2014 ISS of BC Employer Recognition Award. The award recognizes leadership, excellence and commitment in hiring skilled immigrants. Since 2010, Maxxam has been working with the ISS to find suitable career placements and work experience for new immigrants ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • AIHA Carolinas Fall PDC/Conference

    We provide a full range of industrial hygiene analytical services. We are one of the largest IH laboratories in Virginia. We also have a wide range of environmental analysis, dialysis water testing and pharmaceutical testing. Come see our booth and speak with Jack Simila. He can give you great information on our services and sample media. He also ...


    By Analytics Corporation

  • Maxxam commits to $10,000 donation and employee matching program to support relief efforts in the Philippines

    In response to the daunting relief efforts faced by the Philippine islands in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, Maxxam committed today to a $10,000 corporate donation to the Disaster Relief Fund of the Canadian Red Cross. The company will also match individual employee donations to any of the major charities working in the area. Jon Hantho, Maxxam’s President & CEO, says: “Many of ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Bureau Veritas completes the acquisition of Maxxam Analytics

    We are pleased to announce that on January 31, 2014, Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, successfully completed the acquisition of Maxxam Analytics. The two companies announced the change in ownership in December 2013 with the transaction awaiting regulatory approval, which has now been received. The acquisition of Maxxam, the Canadian market leader ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Cadmus Awarded Contract for the National Institutes of Health Public Information and Communication Services

    The Cadmus Group, Inc. is among 25 vendors chosen to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Information and Communication Services (PICS) contract. The contract is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle that will be utilized by NIH component Institutes and Centers to procure information and communication services. NIH initiated the contract vehicle with a ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • Tessella brings in Ray Hall to grow international oil & gas analytics market

    Data analytics consultancy, Tessella, has appointed Ray Hall as Energy Sector Director, to spearhead its global expansion in the Oil & Gas sector. Ray brings a track record of delivering outstanding growth in technology and consultancy sales in the Oil and Gas sector. Tessella, Altran’s World Class Center for Analytics, has over 30 years experience delivering data analytics services to ...

  • ALS Continues to Expand into USA Environmental Markets

    We are extremely pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2011, ALS Group has acquired Columbia Analytical Services, an environmental testing laboratory network  headquartered in Kelso, Washington with six locations in the USA.  Columbia Analytical Services (CAS) is a leading full-service independent network of analytical testing laboratories in the United States. CAS ...


    By ALS Environmental

  • Phigenics Analytical Service Laboratory Recertified

    Phigenics Analytical Service Laboratory (PASL) has been recertified by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).  The PASL recently completed a biennial certification evaluation by an IDPH Laboratory Quality Specialist.  The evaluation required each analyst to demonstrate the proper procedures using correct laboratory techniques.  The inspector also reviewed all quality ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Recipients of 11th Annual Maxxam Values Awards announced

    For the 11th consecutive year, Maxxam recognized employees from across the country at the annual Maxxam Values Awards, the company’s most prestigious recognition. This year’s nine recipients represented departments ranging from Laboratory Operations and Customer Service to Quality Assurance and Outsourced Laboratories. Maxxam Values Award Winners are nominated by their peers for ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Galson Laboratories adds Business Development Manager in the West

    Galson Laboratories, a world leader in industrial hygiene analysis and monitoring solutions, announces the hiring of Gary Grammon, as its Business Development Manager for the West Region. “Gary brings his expert-level knowledge in environmental sampling and analytical procedures, and a highly-successful laboratory business development experience to Galson Labs,” said Joe Unangst, ...


    By Galson Laboratories

  • Maxxam’s third annual Corporate Responsibility Report is “more than meets the eye”

    We are pleased to announce that Maxxam has published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s commitment to continually improving business performance and practices. The report summarizes the activities surrounding Maxxam’s six guiding principles for ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Prestigious annual company award now in its 12th year

    During Maxxam’s 12th Annual Values Award celebrations and employee appreciation events across Canada, 11 outstanding employees were announced as the 2015 Values Award winners. The recipients were among over 100 employees nominated by their peers for Maxxam’s most prestigious award that celebrates the company’s four core values: Innovation, Integrity, Performance and ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • SGS acquires the Environmental Company EKO-PROJEKT LTD Pszczyna Poland

    SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Environmental Company EKO-PROJEKT LTD, Pszczyna, Poland EKO-PROJEKT is the leading Polish environmental and analytical services provider with a strong focus on sampling and laboratory analysis of water, wastewater, solid waste, soil and landfill monitoring as required by EU regulations. It also offers environmental data management, digital mapping and ...


    By SGS

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