ALS acquired Stewart Group in mid-2011, providing an entry to the commodity inspection sector and the founding of ALS Inspection.The ALS Inspection Division inspects, weighs, samples, analyses and reports on the quantity and quality of commodities to produce findings that can be used for final commercial settlement purposes.
Providing accurate, global Inspection & Analysis services for metals, minerals, ores, precious metals, ferro alloys and solid fuels, ALS Inspection is one of the foremost umpire and party analysis laboratories in the world. All sampling and sample preparation operations are undertaken to the highest of international standards and all laboratories are ISO 17025:2005 accredited.
Teams of surveyors are strategically located in major ports, smelters, refineries and steelworks and warehouses around the world to undertake precise inspection and sampling of commodities. Samples are dispatched to primary analytical laboratories in UK, Holland and South Africa with analytical results being used for commercial exchange purposes between buyer and seller.