Pace Analytical Purchases H2M Lab

Acquisition in Long Island Supports Pace’s Growth Plans for the Northeast Market

Minneapolis, MN, December 31st, 2013 (Pace Analytical Services, Inc.)  Pace Analytical, the second largest environmental testing firm in the U.S., announces the acquisition of H2M Labs, Inc., a full-service environmental testing laboratory located in Melville, NY. H2M is a leading testing source for water quality and waste characterization in Long Island and in the metropolitan New York area

Formerly a sister company of H2M architects + engineers, H2M Labs has been providing analytical testing services to environmental markets for over 50 years and has a strong, loyal customer base. H2M is a full service laboratory with services that run the gamut from potable water testing to hazardous waste characterization and air emissions. H2M has specific experience supporting municipal customers and utilities, with unique value-added services such as 24/7 availability for emergency situations, around-the-clock coliform sampling and analysis for municipalities, and a comprehensive database to monitor sample collection frequency to ensure water districts are in compliance with local and state regulations.

H2M’s lab staff, including project managers, chemists, 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 find many more ways to expand Pace’s “best in class” analytical services in the metropolitan New York area.

Steve Vanderboom, the CEO of Pace Analytical commented: “We have long admired the reputation for quality and service that H2M has built on Long Island. We believe that their laboratory team will significantly enhance the service offerings of Pace in the New York City and the Northeast market.”

About Pace Analytical
For 35 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-one laboratories, four specialty services laboratories and twenty-one 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.

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