Local MP Heather Wheeler opens new Environmental Scientifics Group superlab

State of the art facilities in South Derbyshire provide unrivalled analytical and laboratory testing services

7 April 2011 - Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading environmental compliance and food testing company is pleased to announce that its new super laboratory in South Derbyshire has been officially opened by local MP, Heather Wheeler. ESG employ 1,500 people across the country with 380 in South Derbyshire. The new facility offers state of the art testing and analysis as well additional specialist services for asbestos, water, environmental, forensics, paints and coatings. Heather Wheeler MP said “I am very impressed with the level of service ESG provide to such a wide range of industries. Seeing first-hand how these capabilities translate to customer requirements was fascinating. Their ability to meeting different specialist needs requires the right combination of skills, knowledge and customer service; something that ESG clearly excel at. This new laboratory is an important addition to their services and reinforces their commitment to growing the business and providing further employment opportunities. I am particularly pleased that they chose to relocate and centralise in South Derbyshire.” Alex Sleeth, CEO at ESG says “ESG are committed to excellent customer service both today and in the long term. Our new superlab offers customers first class turnaround times, technical expertise and data integrity, which combine to provide unrivalled analytical and laboratory testing services. Even though we have laboratories and offices across the country, South Derbyshire is the spiritual home of the business.” In addition to the superlab, ESG has also refurbished its Group Headquarters and brought its central services functions together, as part of its commitment to improving all elements of the business. --ENDS-- Photos available About Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG) Environmental Scientifics Group, or ESG as most people know it, is the UK’s leading company in environmental inspection, testing and consultancy. Grown out of the combination of a number of strong businesses including Environmental Services Group and Scientifics, ESG prides itself on the levels of accreditation it holds within its businesses and has a long standing reputation of delivering the highest level of service to its clients. ESG has been a significant driver of change and innovation within the industry, driven by legislation, international standards and the economic climate. Today, the business enjoys unrivalled expertise and breadth of scope across a large and diverse range of market sectors covering Geotechnical Services, Environmental Safety Compliance, Materials Testing, Food Testing and Laboratory and Analytical Services. For more information visit www.esg.co.uk