Vanessa Claasen appointed as Business Development Manager for Africa

July 3rd, 2014

photo_smallWe are pleased to welcome Vanessa Claasen to the BV group. Vanessa will be based out of our Johannesburg offices and will work closely with new and existing clients to service their geochemical exploration programs. Vanessa is a Geochemist with over 17 years of experience in companies such as Anglo American, Intertek and Lonmin. Her vast experience covers the gamut from Geology to Mineralogy to Quality Control and General Management. She is particularly experienced in Sample Preparation.

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager for Africa, Vanessa will be the first point of contact for many of our clients in Africa, as well as exploring new opportunities for BV.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Vanessa in this new position.

New Sample Preparation Facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba

May 2nd, 2013

We are pleased to announce our new sample preparation facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This new laboratory is part of our aggressive plan to expand into strong and strategic markets around the world to better serve our clients.

As with all our facilities, Winnipeg will be operating under our Quality Management System compliant with ISO9001:2008 directed from our head office in Vancouver. We will be implementing our global standard procedures and operating systems including our advanced AcmeAccess® and AcmeEMS. This will provide our clients with full access to a comprehensive sample tracking system, results and QC data logs.
This sample preparation laboratory will be designed using our AcmeDCU® engineered for high production, cross contamination control and employee safety. AcmeLabs® Winnipeg has the capacity to handle all sample types and requests including soils, drill core, and specialty samples serving Manitoba, western Ontario and Nunavut regions.

Pam Brown will be our manager for this facility and she comes with three years’ experience successfully managing Inspectorate in Whitehorse. If you have any questions or would like to receive more information please contact Pam Brown, Branch Manager Winnipeg at pam.brown@acmelab.com or visit our website at www.acmelab.com.

AcmeLabs Winnipeg
101-103 Plymouth Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2X 2V5, Canada

Grand Opening of Acme’s new 130,000 square foot SUPERLAB in Vancouver, BC

April 18th, 2013

Press Release

Contact Lisa Melton
lisa.melton@acmelab.com
604 253 3158


We are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our new global headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 18th, 2013.

“The new flagship lab is over twice the size of our current combined facilities,” explains President George Cartwright. “It will operate using the highest environmental and safety standards to ensure it is a superb workplace for our employees. We’re very pleased to say this is one of the best equipped mineral testing facilities and possibly the largest multi-element geochemistry lab in the world.”.

The current market requirements in the exploration and mining sector has increased demand for quality analysis in a timely manner and labs are growing in order to keep pace with global demand. “We planned this expansion quite some time ago in order to maintain our position as an industry leader and to ensure our high standards of service to customers around the world well into the future,” states Cartwright. ‘We’re very proud to be able to offer this level of excellence right here in Vancouver.”.

Beginning in 1971 as a family operated private business, AcmeLabs has grown to become recognized as one of the world’s leading geochemical and assaying laboratories. This expansion and upgrading is part of AcmeLabs’ ongoing commitment to continuous innovation and unparalleled global customer service. In 2012, AcmeLabs became part of the Bureau Veritas group of companies (headquartered in Paris, France) providing Testing, Inspection and Certification services worldwide.

Grand Opening:  3pm – 8pm with the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 4pm
9050 Shaughnessy Street
Vancouver, BC, V6P 6E5

If you have any questions or would like to receive more information about our lab please contact
Lisa Melton, Business Development Coordinator: contact details above.

Sincerely
Angelo Karitsiotis
Business Development Manager
North America

Grand Opening Celebration on April 18th!

April 15th, 2013

AcmeGrandOpen

AcmeLabs cordially invites you to join us for the Grand Opening Celebration of our new office and laboratory headquarters located at 9050 Shaughnessy Street in Vancouver, BC.

The event will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served, and a ribbon cutting ceremony will commence starting at 4:00pm.

For our guests coming from downtown Vancouver, a company shuttle bus will be scheduled to take passengers from 700 W. Pender Street to AcmeLabs every 30 minutes from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The shuttle will also make return trips from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.

IMPORTANT – Vancouver Shipping Address Update

January 3rd, 2013

Effective Immediately:

Please address all shipments to the Vancouver office to:

9050 Shaughnessy St.
Vancouver, BC   V6P 6E5

Phone 604-253-3158
Fax 604-253-1716

Any shipments from the US being forwarded to our Blaine Washington depot should use the following new address:

Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver) Ltd.
c/o Edge Logistics and Transport Inc.
1755 Grant Ave.
Blaine WA  98230

ISO 17025 Accreditation granted for Santiago Laboratory

November 15th, 2012

We are pleased to announce that AcmeLabs Santiago has received ISO17025 accreditation from the Standards Council of Canada.

Our congratulations go to our Quality Assurance and Operations teams at the Santiago location. This is the fruit of many hours of hard work and is an opportunity to continue to raise the bar for our clients. A copy of the scope of accreditation is available on the SCC website.



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