Associate & Affiliate Members
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Associate/Affiliate Members

  • AB Sciex: AB SCIEX is a global leader in life science analytical technologies, combining the two halves of the former Applied Biosystems/
    MDS Analytical Technologies joint venture into a new operating company.
  • Advanced Systems, Inc.
  • Agilent Technologies: Agilent delivers innovative technologies, solutions and services to a wide range of customers in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis.
  • American Association for Laboratory Accreditation: An A2LA and NVLAP accredited laboratory, offering comprehensive testing services including environmental and dynamics testing, climatics/atmospheric testing, structural/mechanical testing, Electrical testing, EMI/EMC testing and failure analysis/re-engineering for a variety of markets. Dayton T. Brown, Inc. is an ISO 9001 and AS9100 registered company.
  • Analytical Instrument Recycle, Inc.: Analytical Instrument Recycle, Inc. markets reconditioned used laboratory instrumentation, offering warranties, installation and training for its products.  
  • Anaytical Products Group, Inc. : provides proficiency testing services to the United Nation's Environment Programme (UNEP). APG will provide various single blind samples to laboratories located throughout the world. APG will also provide the data analysis of this testing and furnish reports to the United Nation's GEMS / Water Program. 
  • ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ACLASS & ANAB): “a non-profit organization providing accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 for calibration and testing laboratories, ISO/IEC 17020 for inspection bodies, ISO Guide 34 for reference material producers and ILAC G13 for proficiency test providers.”
  • Bluestem Associates, Inc. - provides technical training development and statistical analysis to the testing industry.
  • Cabem Technologies - Cabem specializes in the testing and engineering industry.  As experts in custom software and business applications, we build, deploy, integrate and maintain technology solutions  For the academic, government and business communities.
  • CAI, Inc.: Produces block digesters for trace metals and COD digestion and other automation.
  • Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories: CCIL (Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories) is a professional association of independent consulting, inspection and testing firms unaffiliated with any academic or government institution.
  • Catalyst Information Resource
  • Cerilliant Corporation:products are environmental reference standards including EPA Method 500, 600 and 800 series, explosives, chemical warfare, aldehyde ketone DNPH, and endocrine disrupting chemicals.They also provide custom synthesis of standards and chemical compounds.Target markets include environmental, forensic and pharmaceutical laboratories.

  • Chemware, Inc.: markets the Laboratory Information Managment System (LIMS).  For more information, visit their website at www.chemware.com.
  • Construction Materials Engineering Council. (CMEC): is a not-for profit organization whose goal is to improve the quality of production, inspection, and testing of construction materials through its Accreditation, Education, Certification, and Proficiency Testing programs.  The CMEC Accreditation Program was established in 1988.  The objective of the CMEC Accreditation Program is to provide a mechanism for formally recognizing the competency of a testing laboratory to perform specific tests on construction materials. It is a voluntary program available to all laboratories including independent laboratories, manufacturer’s quality control laboratories, and university laboratories. The CMEC provides laboratory inspections, quality system evaluations, and proficiency testing samples for laboratories testing concrete, aggregate, masonry, soil and asphalt. CMEC currently inspects and accredits laboratories in the U.S., Canada, Bahamas, Honduras, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • David Kennedy & Associates: David Kennedy and Associates is a management consulting firm providing services in the areas of business development, technology transfer and commercialization, and mergers and acquisitions. David offers clients the benefit of his over 40 years of experience in the commercial testing business and in the manufacture of analytical instruments and consumables. His works primarily with clients in the environmental and life science areas. He can be reached at: davidkennedyassociates@msn.com or at 402-304-5022.
  • Don Heirman Consultant: is a training and educational EMC consultation corporation.
  • EISC: is an international provider of scientific application software specializing in seamless lab data integration and automation. Their software systems and services provide a seamless, universal connectivity platform that automatically assimilates and summarizes dynamic analytical instrument data into comprehensive analytical information throughout a variety of industries such as environmental, manufacturing, food, health and safety, pharmaceutical, waste management, water, nuclear, air, forensics and medical.
    EP Scientific ProductsA diverse organization supplying products and services to many industrial and scientific organizations for over 150 years.
  • Environmental Resource Associates (ERA): Proficiency Testing Services.Successful proficiency testing is critical to every environmental laboratory's accreditation. Environmental Resource Associates (ERA) is the largest and oldest provider of environmental proficiency testing services. ERA has every accreditation possible and annually offer over 70 fully compliant PT studies that include every chemical, microbiological, radiochemical, and whole-effluent toxicity analytic required. Every aspect of ERA's PT studies and PerfectPartner(tm) QC standard is designed to help ensure your efficient and successful participation. Please contact GG Callan at 888-372-0122 or visit their web site at www.eraqc.com.  
  • EST Analytical: has highly automated purge and trap systems for Volatile Analyses and a discrete Wet Chemistry Analyzer with sample through out of up to 200 samples per hour.
  • Environmental Sampling Supply: Precleaned certified sample containers for environmental analysis.  Also Blankwater, sample kits and prepreserved containers.
  • Federal Express: ACIL members are eligible for preferred rates on overnight letters and packages. FedEx services include free proof of delivery with every shipment, regularly-scheduled pickups for businesses with one or more packages per day, on-call pickup anywhere in the continental U.S., and definite-time Economy two-day Services. ACIL members also receive from 15-21% savings when using ground services. Visit the FedEx web site at www.fedex.com. You must be registered to receive this substantial discount. 
  • Fisher Scientific Company:The largest distributor of industrial laboratory supplies and equipment, including biotech, safety, environmental, chromatography, clinical, chemicals, and laboratory furniture.
  • Frenkel Environmental Risk ServicesA business division of Frenkel & Co., a New York-based international insurance brokerage established in 1878. The Environmental Risk Services division offers our clients expert consultation and representation in the construction and placement of environmental risk management programs. With offices in New York and California, we offer national coverage. Representing real estate, marine, energy, commercial, industrial, and financial institutions, the division works with our clients, their legal and financial representatives and insurance carriers to define the right formula of loss exposure, due diligence, risk assumption and transfer to cost effectively manage the business impact of environmental losses.
  • GenTech Scientific, Inc.:  Specializes in used lab equipment.
  • GFS Chemicals:  Chemical Manufacturer of Laboratory Reagents, Bulk Inorganics and Organics for Process Chemistry.
  • Hoolihan EMC Consulting: Electromagnetic compatibility engineering services – education, standards, laboratory assessment.

  • Horizon Technology, Inc.:  A leading manufacturer of automated Sample Preparation Systems for the analysis of organic compounds in aqueous samples and Oil & Grease testing. Environmental testing laboratories who follow EPA methods for semi-volatile organics, Oil & Grease, DRO’s, TPH, Pesticides and Explosives have found our complete, automated sample preparation systems increase productivity, improve the accuracy of their results and lower operating costs.
  • iNARTE, Inc.Validate the credentials of individuals through certification of their professional execellence.
  • Insight Laboratories, LLC
  • Illinois Association of Environmental Labs
  • Kathleen Winn & Associates: A government relations consulting firm that provides various services for companies interested in understanding and/or getting more engaged in working with the US government. K. Winn has more than 25 years of Washington experience working in the White House, U.S. Congress, US Department of Energy as well as manager of federal government relations for a Fortune 500 company. The focus of the firm is primarily in the areas of alternative fuels, fuel cells and hydrogen, and trade.  The firm may be reached by email (kjayewinn@aol.com). 
  • The New York Association of Approved Environmental Laboratories (NYAAEL) is a non-profit organization of the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) approved laboratories and related industry representatives which takes a leadership role in promoting the advancement of environmental laboratories through: Providing educational opportunities, professional development and dissemination of information to our members; Making available a forum for communication among environmental laboratories, regulatory agencies, professional organizations and related businesses; Encouraging quality performance and ethical practices from its members; Championing the interests of the environmental laboratory community.
  • Laboratory Accreditation Bureau: L-A-B conducts ISO/IEC Guide 25 and ISO 17025 assessments of independent testing and calibration laboratories throughout North America. L-A-B is qualified to perform auditing and accreditation services to laboratories engaged in the following activities: Acoustics and vibration; calibration; chemical; electrical; environmental; mechanical; non-destructive; and thermal. L-A-B is an authorized automotive accreditation body.
  • Locus Technologiesis an environmental data management software company, offering Software as a Service (SaaS) to its subscribers. Locus’s flagship software service, EIM™, is used worldwide by some of America’s largest companies to manage environmental data. Locus’s web-based approach is attractive to industry, consultants, and government entities that need robust and well-designed management tools for enterprise to single site environmental portfolios. Management of all key environmental information can be collected, checked for quality, and stored safely and securely. Data can be viewed and output in tabular, graphic and GIS formats necessary for regulatory reporting, statistical analysis, and portfolio management. Access to the data and information is stored and served up through a web portal and available anytime and all the time to those who use it. There is no software to install or maintain by the user. It also provides complete control and ownership to the subscriber. The automation and control of this streamlined information flow mean less cost and improved quality to our clients.
  • Measurement Control & Automation Association (MCAA) : offers its members - suppliers of process controls - statistical benchmarking programs in the areas of sales/bookings, operations, compensation, customer satisfaction and general management issues. Sales training, education and networking as well as market forecasts are key programs.
  • O.I. Analytical : provides innovative products used for chemical analysis. They develop, manufacture, sell, and service analytical instruments that detect, measure, analyze, and monitor chemicals in liquids, solids, and gases. They also provide products used to digest, extract, and separate components of chemical mixtures. 
  • Oberman Strategy and Financial Advisors: is a strategy, management and financial advisory firm, with offices in Mountain View, CA; Irvine, CA; and New York. Established in early 1977, the firm provides a full range of consulting and transactional advisory services to analytical firms seeking growth; diversification; or transitions in ownership, leadership and capital structure. Clients include laboratories, consultants, contract development (CROs), and instrumentation firms in food and agribusiness; biopharmaceutical; industrial; environmental; consumer products; and construction. The OBERMAN staff is comprised of a dedicated interdisciplinary team of professionals, each with over 25 years experience and professional certification. Please contact: Denys H. Oberman, President & CEO. Tel: (949) 476-0790. Email: d.oberman@obermanassociates.com.
  • On Assignment, Inc., is a leader in placing science and healthcare professionals in short-term, long–term, and temp-to-hire job assignments. By taking a distinctly different approach to temporary staffing, we’re changing the world at work.
  • New York Association of Approved Environmental Laboratories: NYAAEL provides educational opportunities, professional development and the dissemination of information. They also provide a forum for communication among laboratories, professional organizations and related businesses.

  • PerkinElmer: Provider of drug discovery, genetic screening and chemical analysis tools and instrumentation. Providing market-driven, integrated, advanced technology solutions for biomedical imaging and industrial smart devices.
  • Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA): A private organization, offering third-party accreditation services for testing and calibration laboratories. Recognized accreditation body by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and by the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) to provide testing and calibration accreditation services.
  • Phenomenex:  Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel separation, purification and anaytical chemistry solutions.  Phenomenex's core technologies include products for liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, sample preparation, bulk purification chromatographic media, and chromatography accessories and equipment.
  • Pickering Laboratories, Inc.: manufactures instruments and consumables for Sample Cleanup and Analysis in the Food & Agricultural, Environmental, Herbal Products and Clinical markets.  For Sample Cleanup, we offer immunoaffinity columns for Mycotoxins, automated handling instruments for SPE columns, and the complete range of GPC Sample Cleanup instruments and columns.  Common applications for GPC include the cleanup of complex matrices in the analysis of PCBs, PAHs, pesticides and more.  For Analysis, we offer columns, high purity reagents, and post-column derivatizers that enable high-sensitivity with HPLC.  Some common applications include Amino Acides, Carbamates, Glyphosate, Antibiotics, Biogenic Amines, Mycotoxins, Paralytic Shellfish Toxins and more.
  • Product Safety Consulting, Inc.: is a full service consulting and testing company that helps others gain worldwide safety approvals (UL, ETL, Entela, CE, etc.).
  • Promium™: provides laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to commercial and public sector laboratories. Our Element DataSystem® LIMS is a production-oriented solution dedicated to the needs of environmental, air, water, and wastewater testing labs. Element streamlines sample management and tracking, automates instrument data upload, facilitates compliance with government regulations and industry standards, and enhances reporting and access to information. A commercial off-the-shelf solution for labs of any size, Element is intuitive, configurable and is easy to implement.
  • Promodel: provides decision-making solutions for any business environment with complexity variation, and interdependence.
  • Restek Corporation is a leading developer and manufacturer of chromatography consumables to environmental, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, food and clinical forensic market. They provide analysts around the world with the innovative tools they need to monitor the quality of air, water, soil, foods, pharmaceuticals, chemical, and petroleum products.
  • Santa Fe Capital Partners, Inc.
  • Simply Service Network LLC:  was developed to enable small to medium size businesses to enjoy some of the same benefits as large corporations. Now smaller companies can reduce repair expense, cap maintenance costs on their office automation equipment and scientific testing equipment and save up to 25% while increasing operational efficiencies.
  • Slone & Associatesis a leading privately held executive search and consulting firm specializing in the diagnostic laboratory industry. With offices in Miami, FL, Washington, D.C., Roanoke, VA, Indianapolis, IN, Cleveland, OH, San Diego, CA, Denver, CO, and Seattle, WA, their niche firm identifies and evaluates professional talent in the diagnostic laboratory industry. In addition, their Leadership Development division empowers individuals, teams, and organizations to create and sustain great habits through its services in Executive Coaching, Onboarding, Succession Planning and Organization Cohesiveness during Mergers and Acquisitions. Slone & Associates strategically places and coaches candidates in leadership positions responsible for implementing corporate objectives in today's challenging environment.
  • SPEX CertIPREP, Inc.: is a manufacturer and supplier of chemical certified reference materials and laboratory sample preparation equipment.
  • Spectro Analytical Instruments: is a member of the AMETEK Materials Analysis Division, SPECTRO is one of the worldwide leading suppliers of analytical instruments, employing optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry technology, used for the elemental analysis of materials in industry, research and academia.
  • Teledyne Leeman Labs  line of products for elemental analysis are used in a broad range of applications essential to QA/QC, environmental analysis, R&D, and process control. They are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, agriculture, automotive, beverage, biotechnology, electronics, environmental, foods, forensics, geological, hazardous waste, mining, nuclear, petroleum/gas, soils, precious metals, wastewater, and wear metals/oils.
  • Teledyne-Tekmar (Formerly Tekmar-Dohrmann: We manufacture and distribute analytical laboratory equipment for sample preparation and elemental analysis worldwide.   
  • The M Companies
  • Texas Council of Engineering Laboratories : (TCEL) – is comprised entirely of firms that provide construction materials testing, inspection and engineering services and/or geotechnical engineering services in the State of Texas. Their joint goal, as is that of TCEL, is to ensure the highest possible professionalism in these crucial areas of facilities development and construction. Texas Council of Engineering Laboratories
  • Toney Drilling Supplies, Inc.: Drilling Consultant Services Available Engineering * Soil Sampling * Core Drilling Machines & SuppliesDistributors of: Drilling Mud * Cable & Rotary Equipment * Bits in All Sizes
  • Varian, Inc.: is a leading worldwide supplier of scientific instruments and vacuum technologies for life science and industrial applications. The company provides complete solutions, including instrutments, vacuum products, labortory consumable supplies, software, training and support throught its global distribution and support systems. Varian, Inc. employs approximately 3,900 people worldwide and operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Varian, Inc. had fiscal year 2008 sales of $1.0 billion, and its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market und the symbol "VARI".
  • Venable LLP: As one of The American Lawyer's top 100 law firms, Venable LLP has lawyers practicing in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property and government affairs. Venable serves corporate, institutional, governmental, nonprofit and individual clients throughout the U.S. and around the world from its base of operations in and around Washington, DC.
  • Waters Corporationmanufactures and sells analytical instrumentation (LC, MS, lab software, consumable products) to pharmaceutical, environmental, government, food and industrial markets.
  • Wibby Environmental :  Wibby Environmental Services provides consultation to environmental laboratories. They specialize in proficiency testing issues.