TestAmerica Expanding Service into Canada
TestAmerica has expanded its service reach into Canada under the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). Through this internationally recognized arrangement, TestAmerica laboratories in Nashville, Tennessee and Savannah, Georgia are now both qualified to provide environmental testing support for Canadian environmental interests.
Currently, approvals for these two facilities have been granted by the Canadian Provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta, as well as in the Northwest Territories and The Yukon. Near term expansion is planned for the remaining Canadian Provinces and Territories. The Nashville and Savannah laboratories are approved to perform a wide-range of test applications in these regions. Project coordination and logistical support is made easy with TestAmerica maintaining required USDA foreign soil import permits, in addition to offering bilingual customer service support for TestAmerica’s French speaking clients.
“A formal expansion into the Canadian market was a logical next step in our international support plans. TestAmerica has a long service history to clients in Central and South America, the Pacific Rim and Southeast Asia. Demand finally reached a point where this expansion made good economic sense for TestAmerica and it gives us the ability to better serve our clients with interests north of the border,” added Johnny Mitchell, Lab Director at TestAmerica’s Nashville Laboratory.
TestAmerica is the leading environmental testing firm in the United States, including 36 laboratories and 31 service centers. TestAmerica provides innovative technical expertise and comprehensive analytical testing services. Specialty analyses include source and ambient air, aquatic toxicity, explosives, specialty organics, dioxins, drinking water, sediments and tissues, emerging contaminants, radiochemistry and mixed waste testing.
TestAmerica affiliate companies include EMLab P&K, the leader in analytical microscopy and indoor air quality; QED Environmental Systems, Inc., the leading supplier of groundwater sampling equipment and remediation pumping systems; TestAmerica Drilling Corp., provider of innovative environmental and geotechnical drilling; and TestAmerica Air Emissions Corp. (METCO Environmental), specializing in air emissions testing. TestAmerica currently employs nearly 2,800 professionals dedicated to exceptional service and solutions for our clients’ environmental testing needs.
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