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 City Animal Health Corridor at Kansas State University Olathe.
Home to more than 300 companies, the KC Animal Health Corridor is the largest concentration of animal health companies in the world and is recognized as a global center for innovation and collaboration. Maxxam’s food testing lab will contribute to the overall health and safety of animals by ensuring that all animal food and treats manufactured and sold by its national and international partners meets safety and regulatory requirements.
By opening its new ISO 17025 accredited laboratory in the corridor, Maxxam is establishing itself as the leading choice for analytical food testing within the Animal Health Corridor for both existing and new business partners.
“The Maxxam food laboratory has been the laboratory of choice for the world’s leading food companies for its dedication to producing high quality analytical results, extensive scientific expert knowledge and exceptional customer service,” said Tony Fishback, Vice President and General Manager of Food Science and Safety Services at Maxxam Analytics. “We are pleased to extend this level of service to the KC Animal Health Corridor.”
“Maxxam is looking forward to an ongoing partnership with Kansas State University Olathe to provide food testing – an essential component of the animal nutrition industry – to the list of services provided in the KC Animal Health Corridor,” said Donna Garbutt, CEO of Maxxam Analytics.
Maxxam was recruited to Greater Kansas City by the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, State of Kansas, Kansas Department of Commerce, Olathe Chamber of Commerce, K-State Olathe and Kansas City Power and Light Company.
Maxxam is part of the group of companies under Bureau Veritas, an international leader in testing, inspection and certification. Their mission as a science company is to be recognized as experts in analytical services and solutions that are committed to delivering great science through exceptional service while creating a healthy, safe and open environment. The Maxxam food division is specialized in microbiology, chemistry and residue testing of food samples. Maxxam has approximately 2200 employees in 45 facilities across North America processing over 2.5 million samples a year. www.maxxamlabs.com
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 70,000 employees in around 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.
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About the KC Animal Health Corridor
Companies with a business location in the KC Animal Health Corridor account for more than half of the sales generated by the global animal health industry. The Corridor, anchored by Manhattan, Kansas, and Columbia, Missouri, is home to more than 300 animal health companies, representing the largest concentration in the world. For more information visit KCanimalhealth.com.