Pace Analytical Announces the Acquisition of TriMatrix Laboratories in Grand Rapids, MI

Acquisition in Michigan Supports Pace’s Growth Plans for the Great Lakes Region

Minneapolis, MN, September 1, 2016 (Pace Analytical Services, Inc.)  Pace Analytical, the second largest environmental testing firm in the U.S., announces the acquisition of TriMatrix Laboratories, a full-service environmental testing laboratory located in Grand Rapids, MI. TriMatrix is a leading testing source for a myriad of environmental programs in the State of Michigan and the surrounding region.

TriMatrix has been providing analytical testing services to environmental markets since 1974 and has earned an outstanding reputation for building a strong, loyal customer base. TriMatrix provides NELAP and DoD ELAP as well as numerous state certifications, including Michigan Drinking Water certification. TriMatrix supports routine drinking water, wastewater, ground-surface water, soil/sediment testing, and more complex capabilities involving multiple/oily waste extraction process and waste delisting services. TriMatrix supports municipal/industrial/automotive/energy customers with unique value-added services such as ISO17025-compliant sample collection and analytical testing services.

TriMatrix’s lab staff—including project managers, chemists, field technicians and couriers—will continue to serve customers under the Pace banner going forward. With the combined resources of the Pace Analytical network to support them, this laboratory will help expand Pace’s analytical services in Michigan and the surrounding region.

Steve Vanderboom, the CEO of Pace Analytical, commented: "We are excited to add the TriMatrix staff of professionals to the Pace team. The addition of this location and capabilities will strengthen our service offering to our clients in the Michigan market."

About Pace Analytical

For 38 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 28 environmental labs, 4 specialty services laboratories, 25 service centers and 2 Life Sciences labs.. 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, industrial hygiene, UCMR-3 testing, radiochemistry and forensics.

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