We support critical decisions through the application of rigorous science, knowledge and expertise.

Maxxam lab

About Maxxam

Maxxam is a leading North American provider of analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food, industrial hygiene and DNA industries.

We are 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 2,500 employees.


A Bureau Veritas Group Company

Maxxam is proud to be a Bureau Veritas Group Company. With 66,000 colleagues in 140 countries, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in quality, health & safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Our certification, inspection, testing, analytical testing and advisory services are trusted by customers worldwide.


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Mission statement

To be the recognized experts in analytical services and solutions.

We are a science company that is passionately committed to delivering good science through exceptional service.

We set ourselves apart by continually contributing to our customers’ success through the application of our knowledge and expertise.

We create a healthy, safe and open environment for our employees to thrive.

We are dedicated to success with responsibility – to our stakeholders, to our communities, and to the environment.

Corporate values


Do the right thing, always.

We will not compromise our ethics or integrity.  We inspire trust by saying what we mean and taking full responsibility by matching our actions to our words.  We never waver from our commitments to our customers and each other.



Work as a team.

We believe in the power of teamwork and the value of sharing ideas and working together.  We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people and their perspectives as each and every one of us contributes to our success.


Make it better.

We create an environment that fosters creativity.  Working alone, in teams, or together with customers and suppliers, we seek out ideas for delivering improvements in everything we do.  We harness the considerable talents, experience and knowledge of our people as we aim to achieve the extraordinary.


Results matter.

We deliver unparalleled quality and service with each and every interaction.  We take pride in knowing our customers and applying our products, services, and expertise in a way that fits their business.  We recognize the need for urgency and simplicity in getting the job done.

Accreditations & Partnerships

Maxxam is fully accredited to meet all of your global testing needs

Health & Safety Commitment

Making sure that our employees get home safely and without injury is our first priority.

We have a network of site safety advisors, extensive training and daily safety routines to ensure that we live up to our safety goals.

We work closely with our customers to improve and report on our safety commitment. Maxxam’s full leadership is measured on safety performance and it is an integral element of our variable compensation system.

Quality Commitment

Across all of Maxxam’s business lines there is a common denominator:

Our quality systems, training and management are the best in the industry to ensure that our customers have the full confidence to act on our results.

Maxxam leads the industry in quality commitment through our systems, organizational support, training and culture as Maxxam. Maxxam’s quality organization has reported directly to the CEO for over five years.

Community Services & Environmental Stewardship

Maxxam’s network of laboratories is filled with employees who care deeply about their communities.

We encourage community-based giving through a variety of forums as well as through the support of several national initiatives that give back.

Maxxam is also committed to environmental stewardship and focused on reducing our carbon footprint and the environmental impact associated with our operations.

Maxxam employees donating funds collected for their community Food Bank.