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Alloway is a full-service environmental laboratory.

As "Your Resource for Defensible Data", Alloway strives to keep you up-to-date on recent developments in the environmental industry. We have compiled news you can use.

New Analytes Added to Alloway’s Accreditation Lists

05/02/14

To better serve our customers, Alloway is constantly working to expand our analytical capabilities and list of accredited parameters. Recently, Alloway expanded its Ohio Drinking Water Accreditation List to include Langlier Index. Alloway’s Kentucky Drinking Water Accreditation List also increased to include secondary potable water analytes of Color, Odor, Corrosivity (Langlier) and Foaming Agents (MBAS).

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Alloway Recognized for Safety Excellence

04/09/14

Alloway received recognition from the West Central Ohio Safety Council for excellence in safety for 2013. Alloway was presented with awards in three different categories at the 58th Annual Safety Awards banquet. An award was presented to all companies that worked the entire year without a lost-time injury or illness. In addition, Alloway had the lowest incident rate in its group of industries. Finally, Alloway received special recognition for accumulating over 500,000 hours without a lost-time injury.

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Professional Staff and Continuing Education: Congratulations to Eric Binkley

04/09/14

One of the many reasons people choose Alloway is because of the professional level of our staff.  All employees take advantage of continuing education and certification opportunities.

Last week, our team celebrated Eric Binkley’s graduation from the Dale Carnegie Training Program on Effective Communication and Human Relations. Eric is a key member of Alloway’s team, and his growth and development will help in advancing Alloway’s mission and continuing our tradition of exceptional customer service.  

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John Hoffman Receives Kathleen M. Cook Award

04/09/14

The Northwest Section of the Ohio Water Environmental Association presented John Hoffman, the President of Alloway, with the Kathleen M. Cook Award on April 2nd, 2014. This award is given to those who demonstrate excellence in the field of laboratory analysis, leadership on the job, education, and improvement in laboratory techniques.

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Alloway Scores 98.9% on WP Study

03/18/14

As evidence of Alloway's commitment to defensible data, we are proud to share that Alloway’s Lima facility recently received a score of 98.9% on the WP Study.  The WP Study included methods 608, 625, 624, 200.7, 245.1, 5540C, 8082A, 8270C SIM and 8015C, and 173 out of 175 analytes were reported within limits.  Congratulations to Alloway Lima!

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Alloway Scores 99.5% on Potable Water Proficiency Test

03/14/14

Alloway’s primary goal is to provide customers with defensible data. Alloway’s facilities and staff are accredited, certified, audited, and approved by various programs. As evidence of Alloway's commitment to defensible data, we are proud to share our recent proficiency testing results.

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New Analytical Capabilities at Alloway Marion

01/31/14

Thermo Fisher Scientific ICP-MS Qcell system is a newly added instrument in the Alloway Marion facility. This state of the art instrument features new technology with enhanced performance and throughput, creating shorter analysis times to provide our customers with results when needed. The system has industry leading technology delivering high class signal to noise performance and has proprietary Qcell system reducing common interferences associated with water, waste water and solid waste analysis for metals.

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Expansion of Alloway's Lima Facility and New Metals Capabilities

01/31/14

Alloway Lima is close to completing the expansion of its facility with the addition of laboratory space to support its growing metals department. ICP-MS capability is being added in Lima. This capability will be combined with current ICP and Graphite Furnace instrumentation, providing three different technologies to perform metals analysis. These instruments enable Alloway to continue to be an industry leader in metals analysis by meeting reporting level requirements, minimizing common interferences, and decreasing analysis time.

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Alloway Supports Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Walk

09/25/13

Every year, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation holds Great Strides benefit walks across the country to raise funding for research. The Johnny Appleseed Farm Park in Lima, Ohio was the site for one of this year’s benefit walks. On Saturday, September 7th, representatives from Alloway and many others came to support finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The 2013 Lima Great Strides event raised over $13,000 to help change the prognosis for people with Cystic Fibrosis.

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Alloway Assists with 2013 River Event

08/01/13

On July 31st, 2013 the Ottawa River Coalition hosted the 2013 River Event as part of their summer youth program. Alloway had the privilege of assisting with this important program by leading a session on water quality testing. Over 100 children had the opportunity to investigate temperature and pH levels in river water samples, and discuss how the measurements affect the organisms that call the river home. (For an up-close look at the day’s activities, see the pictures displayed in the sidebar of this page.)

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