Pace Analytical Services is a privately-held full-service sampling and analytical testing firm, operating a network of 12 laboratories and service centers nationwide. The company provides analytical testing and field services, method development and validation and onsite laboratory operation and management services for a variety of projects, regardless of scope or complexity. Its laboratories utilize accepted test procedures and methods in accordance with both federal and state regulations. One of Pace Analytical s strengths is its continuted investment in applied technologies, which enables the company to provide fast results, enhanced quality, accurate packages and results that are easy to interpret. The company has developed a laboratory information management system upgrade called the Environmental Projects and Information Control System (EPIC), which has enhanced its system of quality assurance and control protocols. Pace Analytical also enjoys close working relationships with most of the major environmental consulting firms in the United States and maintains key supplier partnerships with several of the world s most prestigious industrial organizations. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis and this laboratory is in Asheville, N.C.