Pace Analytical Purchases Belmont Labs

Acquisition in Ohio Supports Pace’s Growth Plans for the Great Lakes Market

Minneapolis, MN, November 3, 2014 (Pace Analytical Services, Inc.) 

Pace Analytical, the second largest environmental testing firm in the U.S., announces the acquisition of Belmont Labs, a full-service environmental testing laboratory located in Englewood, OH. Belmont is a leading testing source for groundwater, wastewater, drinking water and bacteriological samples in Ohio.

Belmont Labs has been providing analytical testing services to environmental markets since 1990 and has earned an outstanding reputation for building a strong, loyal customer base. Belmont provides NELAC and Ohio Drinking Water/VAP certification and services that include drinking water testing, NPDES sample analysis and routine groundwater, surface water and soil sample testing. Belmont Labs supports municipal/industrial customers with unique value-added services such as wastewater field sampling, bacteriological analysis and monitoring services to ensure drinking water sampling frequencies are in compliance with local, state and federal regulations—as well as completion of industrial self-monitoring reports.

Belmont’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 Ohio and the surrounding region.

Steve Vanderboom, the CEO of Pace Analytical, commented: "The addition of Belmont Labs provides Pace with a strategic geographic location to better serve our existing clients and to continue our growth in the Great Lakes Region. We will connect this laboratory to our Indianapolis laboratory to better serve our Ohio customers. Belmont brings a strong reputation for excellent customer service and also add sample collection capabilities."

About Pace Analytical
For 36 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-two laboratories, including four specialty services laboratories and twenty-four 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 forensics.

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