Maxxam adds training videos to online customer resource centre Maxxam Analytics

Maxxam adds training videos to online customer resource centre

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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 delivery.

“We have invested in these videos to support our customers in the training of their field staff,” explains Bryan Chubb, Vice President – Business Development for Maxxam’s Environmental Services group. “We believe that these videos will raise the sample integrity, safety and data quality outcomes for our industry.”

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Bryan adds: “By sharing our expertise and best practices for sample collection and sample handling, we help customers set their projects on the path to better, faster analytical results – saving them time and money. In addition, by watching these videos and implementing recommended field practices and procedures, customers ensure safe working conditions for their field technicians.”

The instructional videos currently available are:
• How to Pack a Cooler (for safe and cool transport of soil & water samples)
• How to Complete a Chain of Custody
• How to Collect Water Samples for VOC analysis with no headspace
• How to Collect Soil Samples for BTEX/F1 analysis
• How to Collect Soil Vapour with a Summa Canister
• How to Collect Soil Vapour with a Thermal Desorption (TD) Tube

Maxxam’s new video library can be accessed directly in the language of your choice (English or French), or via the Resources tab on our website: www.maxxam.ca.

About Maxxam

Maxxam Analytics has been committed to contributing to our customers’ success through the application of our knowledge and expertise for over 40 years. Today, Maxxam is the market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries. In 2012, our 2400 employees combined efficiency and customer service with rigorous science and quality management to process over 2.3 million samples and generate 41 million results. Our commitment to success with responsibility was rewarded with a Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ award and a Toronto Star Award for Excellence in Workplace Integration.

Media Inquiries: Barbara Budarick, VP Communications (bbudarick@maxxam.ca)



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Donna Garbutt, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer 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. LinkedIn
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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