Since 1972 Northeast Laboratory Services has been manufacturing microbiological culture media; the name has come to stand for the highest quality in products and service.
The NEL manufacturing team has combined the finest in production techniques with an unparalleled level of customer service to build this reputation.
NEL is dedicated to continue offering the same quality and service that our customers have come to expect. Our goal is not only to meet our customers’ expectations, but also to exceed them.
Plated Media Production
NEL’s plated media operation utilizes carefully selected and validated ingredients in conjunction with ISO Class 5 / FS209E Class 100 Validated Clean Rooms, ensuring contaminant-free product with a high degree of consistency from batch to batch.
Tubed Media Production
From simple fermentation tubes to highly specialized clinical diagnostic media, NEL produces liquid and agar media tubes for a wide variety of clients, including private laboratories, food processors, clinics & hospitals, academic institutions and government agencies.
Bottled Media Production
NEL Produces a wide variety of broth and agar-based media in many sizes and types of bottles, both glass and autoclavable plastic. As with all NEL products, bottled media must pass extensive quality control testing, based on USP, CLSI or customer specifications prior to release.
NEL manufactures over 500 proprietary products and over 1,300 classic media formulations for clients in the pharmaceutical, hospitals, food & beverage, cosmetic and educational research industries.
NEL consistently provides those clients with high quality microbiological products and organisms. All manufacturing processes follow FDA, GMP and USDA guidelines.
Food Safety & Testing
Northeast Laboratory Services offers a full selection of chemistry and microbiology analytical testing services to ensure your products are safe and compliant.
NEL’s quality program includes food testing analysis for a wide range of indicator organisms on the bioMérieux TEMPO® such as Total Coliforms, E.coli, Staph, Mold/Yeast and Total Plate Counts. We have available to clients both a 48hr and 28hr Listeria test for food, 24hr test for wipes on the bioMérieux VIDAS® as well as a 48 hour Salmonella test and 10 hour ECO157:H7 test.
Northeast Laboratory Services provides customized packages, affordable fees and some courier service. Understanding that time is an essential factor we offer customized testing times with rapid turnaround results.
Discounts are extended for frequent sample submission or for large or specialized projects.
Northeast Laboratory Services is the only food microbiology laboratory in New England that is accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). In addition to the A2LA accreditation, NEL is accredited by the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
NEL’s chemistry laboratory technicians offer friendly customer service, expert advice and technical assistance to environmental consultants, mitigation contractors and real estate developers. NEL has the equipment, expertise and accreditation to test for any chemical or compound.
Northeast Laboratory Services works closely with engineering firms, power plants, municipalities, waste water treatment facilities, paper mills and many other industries to satisfy their analytical needs.
NEL offers a wide range of wet chemistry tests in a variety of matrices including drinking water, wastewater, groundwater, surface water, soil, solid and vegetative material.
Discounts are extended for frequent sample submission or for large or specialized projects. Click here for chemistry anlyte list.
Northeast Laboratory Services offers a wide range of metals in a variety of matrices including drinking water, wastewater, groundwater, surface water, soil, solid, vegetative material and hazardous materials (TCLP).
NEL works closely with engineering firms, power plants, municipalities, waste water treatment facilities, paper mills and many other industries to satisfy their analytical needs.
Discounts are extended for frequent sample submission or for large or specialized project. Click here for chemistry anlyte list.
Mixed Waste Analysis
Northeast Laboratory Services is a Veteran Owned Small Business and maintains a low level Radioactive materials license (ME 11605).
We have successfully performed chemical analysis of mixed waste in support of decommissioning activities across the United States.
Whether it’s radioactive groundwater, wastewater, soil or contaminated building debris, Northeast Laboratory Services can test it.