Pace Analytical Announces the Acquisition of ECCS in Madison, WI


Acquisition Provides Mobile Laboratory and Agricultural Chemical Testing Capabilities

Minneapolis, MN, December 1, 2015 (Pace Analytical Services, Inc.) Pace Analytical is pleased to announce the addition of ECCS to our team. ECCS is recognized as the strongest provider of mobile laboratory services in the United States and is also known for their skills in the analysis of agricultural chemicals. The addition of an experienced team of people and these unique services will benefit the customers of Pace Analytical.

ECCS has operated independently from their base in Madison, WI since 1991 and has built a fleet of mobile laboratories and the skill set to build laboratories for customer projects anywhere around the world. This will offer an additional service and an additional geographic location for Pace customers. Nick Nigro, President of ECCS, commented: "We could not be more excited to join the Pace family and to have the opportunity to serve Pace’s customers around the U.S. and around the world."

Steve Vanderboom, CEO of Pace Analytical, commented: "Since 1978, Pace has steadily built a comprehensive service offering, piece by piece, to put together a framework of services that are beneficial to our customers. With the ECCS addition, we now offer an exceptional mobile laboratory capability and a strengthened ag chemical testing skill set."

Nick Nigro will continue to lead his team of professionals in their Madison facilities and will work closely with Pace Analytical laboratories and customers around the U.S. The mobile laboratory business will be known as the ECCS Division of Pace Analytical Services, Inc.

About Pace Analytical

For over 37 years, Pace Analytical has provided comprehensive analytical testing and emergency disaster response services to a broad range of clients, markets and industries. Today, Pace Analytical is recognized as the industry’s second largest environmental testing firm in the United States, operating a nationwide network of twenty-six laboratories, including four specialty services laboratories and twenty-two service centers. Pace prides itself in providing both national and local coverage with exceptional service, legally defensible data, and convenient and reliable online data management. Pace’s specialty analytical services include air toxics, vapor intrusion, biota analysis, sediment testing, dioxin/furan analysis, drinking water analysis, UCMR-3 testing, radiochemistry and now forensics.

Visit ECCS Mobile Lab: www.eccsmobilelab.com

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