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Health Canada Bans Trans Fats

Health Canada Bans Trans Fats – it is now illegal for manufacturers to produce foods with partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in Canada On Sept. 17, 2018, Health Canada announced a ban on the largest source of industrially produced trans fats in foods – PHOs. The ban targets both Canadian and imported foods, and all other Read more…

Maxxam, a Bureau Veritas Group Company, Opens Food Testing Lab in Lake Zurich, Illinois

Maxxam, a leading North American provider of laboratory services and analytical solutions is pleased to announce the opening of a new food chemistry laboratory located in Lake Zurich, Illinois. Lake Zurich is an ideal location for Maxxam to expand its food testing capabilities for the food industry, as it’s within close proximity to Chicago, which is home to Read more…

Maxxam Announces Recent Expansion of its Process Verification & Challenge Test Study Lab in Mississauga

Maxxam’s Food Science & Safety services group expands state-of-the-art process verification and challenge test study laboratory in Mississauga The food industry is constantly challenged with how to improve the safety and quality of food products. A microbial challenge test study can help food manufacturers address emerging industry challenges by verifying current processes and procedures as Read more…

Register for Maxxam’s Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling Training Program

Maxxam – A Bureau Veritas Group company, introduces a new Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling introductory training program. Developed for junior to intermediate environmental staff, this course provides a refresher on field practices and procedures for representative sample collection. The program also provides theoretical and hands-on training on key stages in the lifecycle of an analytical Read more…

Maxxam Sponsors CsHm 2018

Maxxam – A Bureau Veritas Group company, is a proud title sponsor of the 16th Annual Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement, taking place on March 20 – 21, 2018 at the Calgary Telus Convention Center. Meet Maxxam Experts! Hear from Maxxam experts on best practices for sampling and analysis on these dates: March 20 9.40 Read more…

Thunder Bay Science Summit – January 30, 2018

Maxxam – A Bureau Veritas Group company, is pleased to offer a day of professional development during our first Maxxam Science Summit of the New Year, taking place in Thunder Bay on January 30, 2018. Topics include: Soil Vapour, Mining, SAR, Mobile Labs and Data Defensibility. This is an occasion to network with representatives from Read more…

Maxxam Analytics Opens Laboratory in Kansas City Animal Health Corridor

ISO 17025 accredited analytical food testing laboratory located at Kansas State University Olathe Kansas City, KS – August 28, 2017 – Maxxam Analytics (Maxxam), a leading North American provider of food, environmental, industrial hygiene and DNA analytical testing services, today announced the opening of a new 3000-square foot food testing laboratory located within the Kansas Read more…

Bureau Veritas HSE Laboratories rebrand to Maxxam

Mississauga, ON – June 5, 2017 – Industrial Hygiene services align under Maxxam Analytics brand. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, today announced that it has aligned its North American Industrial Hygiene laboratory testing services under the Maxxam brand. A member of the Bureau Veritas group of companies, Maxxam is Read more…

Bureau Veritas HSE Laboratories rebrand to Maxxam

Industrial Hygiene services align under Maxxam Analytics brand. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, today announced that it has aligned its North American Industrial Hygiene laboratory testing services under the Maxxam brand. A member of the Bureau Veritas group of companies, Maxxam is a North American leader in analytical services Read more…

Young scientist winner

International Award for Outstanding Contributions to Horse Racing Chemistry goes to Maxxam Analytics’ Young Scientist Rong Yi   Maxxam’s Rong Yi, has been recognized by the  Association of Official Racing Chemists (AORC), with the prestigious Young Scientist Award. “This is an outstanding achievement and this award clearly distinguishes Rong’s contributions to the science of forensic Read more…

Maxxam Analytics announces Donna Garbutt as new CEO

November 5, 2015, Mississauga, ON – Maxxam Analytics and its parent company Bureau Veritas are delighted to announce the appointment of Donna Garbutt as Maxxam’s new CEO, effective November 5, 2015. Donna most recently held a number of executive management positions for Schlumberger, including President of Schlumberger Canada. She is taking over from Jon Hantho, who Read more…

Maxxam opens location on Montreal’s South Shore

Montreal, Quebec (November 3, 2015) – Maxxam Montreal has opened a new location on the South Shore in Longueuil, Quebec to help our customers save time by avoiding the Champlain Bridge to access our Montreal Lab. With our mobile laboratory parked in Longueuil, we are providing quick and convenient sample drop-off and testing services. Our Read more…

Prestigious annual company award now in its 12th year

Mississauga (October 1, 2015) – During Maxxam’s 12th Annual Values Award celebrations and employee appreciation events across Canada, 11 outstanding employees were announced as the 2015 Values Award winners. The recipients were among over 100 employees nominated by their peers for Maxxam’s most prestigious award that celebrates the company’s four core values: Innovation, Integrity, Performance and Read more…

Maxxam and Analysts Inc. combine expertise to launch new lubricant and oil analysis laboratory

EDMONTON (June 10, 2015) –  Maxxam, the Canadian market leader in analytical solutions for the energy industry, now provides lubricant and oil analysis services with the opening of a new testing facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Utilizing the expertise of Analysts, Inc., a leading US provider of lubricant and oil testing, the new laboratory commences a Read more…

State-of-the-art Food Science and Safety Laboratory confirms Maxxam’s long-term commitment to the Food industry

Mississauga, ON. June 3, 2015. On May 17th, Maxxam Analytics opened the doors to its state-of-the art, 28,000 sqf Food Science and Safety Laboratory in Mississauga. The new facility is the largest commercial laboratory of its kind in Canada and one of the biggest in North America. “We created a fit-for-purpose facility that allows us Read more…

University of Toronto team wins 2015 Environmental Law Moot Court (sponsored by Maxxam)

April 24, 2015. Toronto, ON. Maxxam congratulates Serin Remedios, Grace Smith and Chris Wong, members of the University of Toronto’s environmental law team, on winning this years’ Environmental Law Moot court. This event brings together top environmental lawyers and consultants and promotes the environmental industry to the next generation of legal professionals. “This is the Read more…

Maxxam receives MDDELCC accreditation for Radium 226 and Tritium analysis

March 27, 2015. Maxxam’s Becquerel Laboratories has recently received accreditation by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) to ISO/CEI 17025 standards for analysis of Radium 226 and Tritium in drinking water and Radium 226 in effluent. Radium 226 testing is a requirement under Canadian federal Read more…

Maxxam recognized for helping skilled immigrants build a future in Canada

Maxxam Analytics selected to receive the 2014 ISS of BC Employer Recognition Award November 7, 2014. Burnaby, British Columbia. As a dedicated partner of the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISS of BC), Maxxam Analytics has been selected to receive the 2014 ISS of BC Employer Recognition Award. The award recognizes leadership, excellence and Read more…

Recipients of 11th Annual Maxxam Values Awards announced

October 10, 2014. Mississauga, Ontario. For the 11th consecutive year, Maxxam recognized employees from across the country at the annual Maxxam Values Awards, the company’s most prestigious recognition. This year’s nine recipients represented departments ranging from Laboratory Operations and Customer Service to Quality Assurance and Outsourced Laboratories. Maxxam Values Award Winners are nominated by their Read more…

International Award for Outstanding Contributions to Horse Racing Chemistry goes to Maxxam Analytics’ Barbara Morrissey

October 6, 2014. Mississauga, Ontario. Barbara Morrissey, Maxxam’s long-time Director of Forensic Equine Drug Testing, is the 2014 recipient of the most prestigious award in horse racing chemistry. Presented by the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AORC) at the International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians held in Mauritius, Africa, the award recognizes outstanding contributions Read more…

Over 1500 “Day of Caring” hours logged so far in 2014

As of June 30, Maxxam employees have logged 1,528 “Day of Caring” hours (the equivalent of roughly 38 work weeks!), representing an increase of 88% over the first 6 months of 2013. Going into its 3rd year, Maxxam’s “Day of Caring” program allows employees to use one paid day per year to volunteer with a registered charity Read more…

Maxxam employees adopt a 3.5 km stretch of highway in Edmonton

As part of Maxxam’s Day of Caring program, which allows employees to take one paid day per year to volunteer for a charitable organization, a team of employees from Maxxam’s Petroleum group spent a day picking up litter on a 3.5-km highway stretch in Edmonton. Through the Alberta Ministry of Transportation’s “Adopt-a-Highway” program, Maxxam’s employees committed to picking up litter on “their” highway Read more…

15th Annual Maxxam Award honours achievement in analytical chemistry

July 4, 2014 – Mississauga, ON  Dr.  Heather Lord, Maxxam’s Manager, Environmental R&D, was pleased to present the 15th Annual Maxxam Award to Dr. Sergey Krylov on June 5th at the CSC2014 Awards Banquet in Vancouver, BC.  Dr. Lord also delivered a presentation titled: Overcoming the Technical Challenges of LDPE Passive Sampling for PAHs in Read more…

Maxxam’s third annual Corporate Responsibility Report is “more than meets the eye”

June 2, 2014. Mississauga, ON. We are pleased to announce that Maxxam has published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s commitment to continually improving business performance and practices. The report summarizes the activities surrounding Maxxam’s six guiding principles for corporate responsibility: leadership and governance, value creation for customers, advancement of science and industry, Read more…

Maxxam’s Bryan Chubb provides expert training on environmental forensics and analytical chemistry

Mississauga, Ontario – Wednesday, May 28, 2014. We are pleased to announce that Bryan Chubb, Vice President of Business Development for Environmental Services at Maxxam, will give a lecture on Environmental Forensics and Analytical Chemistry Requirements at the GOwen Contaminated and Hazardous Waste Site Management Course in Toronto (June 2 to 6, 2014). With 16 years of industry experience, Bryan Read more…

Maxxam’s Stanley Cup Playoff fundraising tradition continues

Montreal, QC – April 23, 2014. We are pleased to announce that Maxxam is continuing our tradition of supporting Canadian NHL teams during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This year, customers and employees can bid on Montreal Canadiens’ tickets, clothing and autographed gear through our online charity auction, with all proceeds going to the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation. Read more…

Maxxam’s President & CEO joins Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas

Mississauga, ON. March 7, 2014. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, welcomes Jon Hantho to its Group Executive Committee. Hantho maintains his role as Maxxam’s President and CEO and joins the Committee as Executive Vice President. Jon Hantho has been at the helm of Maxxam since 2006. In 2012, he Read more…

Bureau Veritas completes the acquisition of Maxxam Analytics

Mississauga, ON. February 3, 2014. We are pleased to announce that on January 31, 2014, Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, successfully completed the acquisition of Maxxam Analytics. The two companies announced the change in ownership in December 2013 with the transaction awaiting regulatory approval, which has now been received. Read more…

A Food Drive, typhoon and flood relief efforts and a number of other fundraising campaigns made 2013 a big year for community giving at Maxxam

Mississauga, ON. January 10, 2014 – A record-breaking annual Food Drive, dedicated typhoon and flood relief efforts, a United Way fundraising campaign as well as NHL play-off fundraising for children’s charities were just some of the highlights of community giving at Maxxam in 2013. As our annual Food Drive came to a close in December Read more…

Global leader Bureau Veritas signs an agreement to acquire Maxxam Analytics

Mississauga, Ontario. December 23, 2013. Maxxam Analytics is pleased to announce an exciting change in ownership for the company. Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, acquired Maxxam to further strengthen its position in Canada. Maxxam will continue to operate under the Maxxam name as a separate Canadian entity; with no Read more…

Maxxam adds training videos to online customer resource centre

Mississauga, ON. November 21, 2013 – Maxxam is pleased to announce the addition of six training videos to its online customer resource centre. Incorporating hundreds of hours of collaborative input from scientific and customer service specialists across Canada, the videos are designed to help customers learn and follow best practices for environmental sample collection and Read more…

Maxxam commits to $10,000 donation and employee matching program to support relief efforts in the Philippines (UPDATE!)

UPDATE (November 19, 2013) In response to the incredible generosity of Maxxam employees, who have to date raised over $7000 in support of the victims of typhoon Haiyan, Maxxam announced today that it will increase its employee matching commitment by an additional $5000. This brings our total donation to typhoon relief efforts to date to Read more…

Maxxam makes its mark at RemTech 2013

Calgary, AB. October 31, 2013 – The 12th annual Remediation Technologies Symposium (RemTech) took place in Banff, Alberta earlier this month and Maxxam’s presence made a mark, thanks in part to a high-calibre scientific presentation and the official roll-out of our Emergency Response Service. In addition, Maxxam sponsored the Environmental Artworks Foundation of Alberta (EAFA) Read more…

Maxxam continues to focus on core values

Mississauga, ON. October 10, 2013. From October 7 -11, Maxxam locations across the country will celebrate the company’s core value of Integrity. Through online activities, presentations, contests and challenges, the emphasis of the week-long campaign lies on our commitment to the integrity of our data and our people, as well as sound ethical business practices. Jon Read more…

Maxxam celebrates 2013 winners of coveted employee award

[nggallery id=8] Mississauga, ON. October 4, 2013 – Throughout the month of September, Maxxam employees across the country were recognized with the company’s most prestigious award, the Maxxam Values Award. Now in their 10th year, Values Awards are given annually to a handful of individuals who are strong ambassadors of Maxxam’s four core values: Integrity, Read more…

CONSUMER ALERT: Fraudulent Mystery Shopper Offer

We are advising our customers, employees and other stakeholders to be aware of fraudulent activity involving offers to become “mystery shoppers” for Maxxam Analytics. The activity involves sending a fake cheque with a Maxxam logo to victims as advance payment for employment. Maxxam Analytics does not conduct business in this manner and is advising the Read more…

Over 100 Maxxam volunteers assist Calgary communities in flood relief efforts

[nggallery id=7] July 5, 2013 – Calgary/Edmonton, AB. On Thursday, July 4, a group of 45 Maxxam volunteers traveled by bus from Edmonton to Calgary, where they were joined by over 50 of their Calgary colleagues and members of the company’s Executive team to lend a helping hand to victims of the recent flooding. The Read more…

Maxxam raises over $23,000 for Canadian children’s charities during NHL Playoff fundraising campaign

June 25, 2013, Mississauga, ON – Maxxam Analytics’ annual Playoff fundraising campaign, having received a boost by four Canadian teams in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, raised a total of $23,177 for children’s charities across the country. As in previous years, Maxxam extended its enthusiasm for these causes to customers and invited them to participate Read more…

Maxxam honours achievement in analytical chemistry at CSC2013

May 30, 2013 – Quebec City, QC. Dr. Taras (Terry) Obal, Maxxam’s Director, Scientific Services and Development, was pleased to present the 14th Annual Maxxam Award to Dr. Jim Luong on Wednesday night at the CIC and CSC2013 Awards Banquet. Dr. Luong is the Associate Technology Director of the Analytical Technology Center at Dow Chemical Read more…

Maxxam President & CEO recognized for outstanding contributions to Canadian industry in the field of chemistry

April 5, 2013 – Toronto, ON. We are proud to announce that Jon Hantho, President & CEO of Maxxam Analytics, received the 2013 Purvis Memorial Award of the Society for Chemical Industry (SCI) at a gala dinner in Toronto last night. The award celebrates Jon’s contributions to advancing Canadian industry in the field of chemistry Read more…

Maxxam follows through on accountability and transparency promise with second annual Corporate Responsibility Report

March 20, 2013. Mississauga, ON. Following in the footsteps of its inaugural 2011 report, Maxxam presents today its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report. The purpose of the report is to provide Maxxam’s customers, employees and other stakeholders an accurate and transparent account of the company’s corporate responsibility promise, which is based on leadership and governance, value Read more…

Maxxam seeks to inspire next generation of chemistry graduates

February 21, 2013 – Toronto, ON. In a move that will promote scientific excellence and innovation in Canada, Maxxam Analytics today announced the signing of a three-year, multi-faceted sponsorship agreement with the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). “This sponsorship reinforces Maxxam’s core commitments to scientific leadership, innovation and collaboration. I am pleased to be elevating Read more…

Maxxam Analytics’ President & CEO receives Special Citation for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Mississauga, ON. January 17, 2013. Jon Hantho, President & CEO of Maxxam Analytics, received a Special Citation for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the National Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards ceremony in Toronto last night. This recognition comes on the heels of winning the Services category at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards in Read more…

Maxxam gives over $90,000 and 2500 hours to communities and charities across Canada in 2012

Mississauga, ON. January 10, 2012. Continuing its commitment to support local communities and a wide range of charitable organizations, Maxxam and its employees raised over $90,000 for groups across the country and contributed over 2500 hours to community service in 2012. Now in its 11th year, Maxxam’s annual Food Drive was the biggest contributor. Employees Read more…

Maxxam’s Acquisition of Technology Company Brings New Benefits to Oil Sands Clients

Calgary – January 8, 2013. In a move that promises to pay major dividends for clients in Canada’s oil and gas sector, Maxxam Analytics, Canada’s largest independent laboratory, has acquired a ground-breaking software and services technology company that has developed a technique to dramatically improve the ability to evaluate oil sands drill cores. The acquisition Read more…



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Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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