Good to know about Northeast Laboratory Services

Facts about Northeast Laboratory Services


Established in 1972

Over 45 years experience of delivering
accurate analytical data


70 dedicated team members

Offering friendly customer service,
expert advice and technical assistance


More than 100

Suppling over 100 plated culture
media types


Quality that counts

NEL labs hold NELAC, AIHA-LAP, LLC (ID102960)
and A2LA (ID 2371.01) accreditations

Northeast Laboratory Services


Based in the U.S. state of Maine, Northeast Laboratory Services (NEL) provides a range of analytical testing services and supplies superior microbiology culture media products.

Since 1972 NEL has been manufacturing and suppling high-quality microbiological culture media. NEL offers a wide array of prepared culture media products in various configurations including bottles, plates, tubes, and vials.

We produce and package our culture media at a facility inspected by the FDA for compliance with the current GMP regulations for Medical Devices and Diagnostic Products , CFR 21, Part 820.

NEL is an accredited, full-service laboratory providing a wide range of analytical testing services including environmental monitoring, inorganic analysis, asbestos monitoring, food analysis and water testing. We also offer several homeowner and residential analytical services including water quality, lead and radon testing.

Products & services

Our portfolio

  • Microbiological culture media
  • Plate and bottled media
  • Chromogenic culture media
  • Custom microbiological formulations
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Inorganic analysis
  • Asbestos monitoring
  • Residential analysis kits
  • Water testing
  • Food testing
  • Nutritional labelling
  • Shelf life analysis

Northeast Laboratory Services

Working at Northeast Laboratory Services

Based in the U.S. state of Maine, Northeast Laboratory Services’ mission is to deliver accurate analytical data and superior culture media products to promote a healthy environment.

We strive to exceed our customer’s expectations while maintaining a safe, welcoming, and professional working environment. We operate with the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and promote a strong teamwork ethic.


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