ESC News

Pace Analytical Acquires ESC Lab Sciences

30 Jun

Minneapolis, MN: Pace Analytical, a company of over 2,000 employees and a leader in environmental and life science testing, is announcing today that they have acquired ESC Lab Sciences, further solidifying their position as the top American owned and operated environmental testing firm in the United States.

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Why an Emergency Response Program?

3 Mar

History has taught us that incidents happen and are possible in any industry and location. What is the main concern with these incidents and why is the rush to test so vital? Wouldn’t the only concern be to just clean up the situation? Every incident is unique and can have a wide variety of impacts on our environment. Some of the problems...

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Have You Ever Wondered What Is Under Your Feet?

5 Dec

Whether You Are Pumping Gas or Walking in the Woods, Water is Everywhere. How did underground storage tanks begin and how do we regulate them to keep our drinking water safe?

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Green Initiatives

11 Nov

ESC has pioneered initiatives in the environmental testing industry for green practices from promoting electric car use to recycling and solvent reduction in the extraction process...

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Sulfolane & Dioxane Testing

6 Oct

Sulfolane and Dioxane are clear liquids that can be found in the environment. ESC has developed specialized analyses to accurately identify and quantify results and effective detection limits in soils, groundwater and air as applicable.

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Hexavalent Chromium In Our Environment

24 Sep

Why are we hearing so much about Hexavalent Chromium in our water and soil, and how does it get into the environment? Chromium is a metallic element. The most common forms of chromium are....

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ESC Labs IT Manager Finds The Right Chemistry With Cloud

15 Sep

Tom White is the IT director at ESC Labs as well as a trained chemist. During his work day, he weaves between the two worlds in order to deliver the technology that the company's chemists need.

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Agilent Recognizes ESC as Industry Leader

1 Sep

Continuing a long partnership of innovation, Agilent and ESC partnered to test the recently released and technology transformational Intuvo 9000 GC System. Listen as Johnny Mitchell, President of ESC Lab Sciences, discusses the innovations in chromatography this INTUVO 9000 GC System brings to the environmental industry.

Continuing a long partnership of innovation, Agilent and ESC partnered to test the recently released and technology transformational Intuvo 9000 GC System. Listen as Johnny Mitchell, President of ESC Lab Sciences, discusses the innovations in chromatography this INTUVO 9000 GC System brings to the environmental industry.

See: Agilent / ESC Intuvo Evaluation

Dr. Christabel L. Monteiro Appointed to AIHA Technical Advisory Panel

28 Apr

Dr. Christabel L. Monteiro of ESC Lab Sciences in Mt. Juliet, TN has been appointed to a second consecutive three year term on The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Technical Advisory Panel (TAP). The TAP advises AIHA's Analytical Accreditation Board (AAB) that oversees the governance and processes related to AIHA's Laboratory Accreditation Program. The TAP reviews accreditation applications for AIHA's -IHLAP, ELLAP, EMLAP and FoodLAP programs. TAP members also perform a review of the accreditation process steps to ensure conformance to the process and technical requirements of the AIHA-LAP.

ESC Lab Sciences is the largest single location environmental laboratory in the United States. ESC is certified/accepted/approved in 48 states and holds national level accreditation, including ISO 17025, through AIHA, NELAP, A2LA, and DOD ELAP.

ESC Lab Sciences Turns to VMware for Durable Disaster Recovery

2 Mar

See: VMware Cloud in Action — ESC Lab Sciences Turns to VMware for Durable Disaster Recovery

When your high tech business is based in a tornado-prone area, you don’t run away from the problem — you innovate your way to a solution. As one of the largest and busiest environmental testing labs in the country, ESC Lab Sciences needed a disaster recovery plan that would minimize the impact of any human error and prepare the organization for the very real possibility of a natural disaster in their home base of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, an area vulnerable to tornadoes. The company needed a reliable partner to help them prepare for just about anything — and that’s where VMware came in.

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ESC Lab Sciences acquires Outreach Laboratory Providing Radiological Testing

8 Sep

ESC Lab Sciences, the nation's largest single-location environmental analysis laboratory, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Outreach Laboratory. The result of this acquisition is the expansion of technologies, expertise and capabilities of the nation's most certified and accredited laboratory to include radiochemistry testing.

ESC CEO Peter Schulert stated, “Outreach founder, Lab Director and RSO Ron Eidson joins ESC to head up our Radiochemistry Department and brings over 25 years’ experience and a national reputation for quality data.” Mr. Eidson has conducted years of research and consultation in Naturally Occurring Radiological Material (NORM) and Technically Enhanced NORM (TENORM) and is considered an expert in the field.

Founded in 1970, ESC Lab Sciences is one of the largest privately held environmental analytical companies in the United States. Our Nashville area laboratory is the largest single-location, full-service environmental laboratory facility in the industry. With 19 staffed service centers and 60 contract couriers located in most major metropolitan areas, ESC is positioned to be your primary laboratory resource.

ESC: An Industry Leader in Soil Vapor and Ambient Air Analyses for Vapor Intrusion Assessment

20 Nov

ESC supports methods TO-15, TO-15 SIM for low level chlorinated compounds, TO-3, and Method 18. ESC also analyzes for Fixed Gases by ASTM1946. Our inventory includes over 1,500 SUMMATM canisters and flow controllers. We offer a variety of sampling train and vacuum gauge configurations that can be customized upon request to accommodate your site specific monitoring requirements. Whether looking for volatiles in ambient air or performing a soil gas study, ESC is there to provide our customers with a primary laboratory resource of collection media rental and analyses.