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A Strategic Alliance Between Micromeritics Analytical Services and MVA Scientific Consultants to be Announced at PittCon 2005

A Strategic Alliance Between Micromeritics Analytical Services and MVA Scientific Consultants to be Announced at PittCon 2005 - 2/21/2005

A strategic alliance between MVA Scientific Consultants and Micromeritics Analytical Services will be officially announced during PITTCON 2005, one of the world’s premier Conference and Exposition devoted to laboratory science. As part of the alliance, MVA Scientific Consultants will be Micromeritics Analytical Services’ sole provider of electron and light microscopy services involving characterization and identification of unknown materials, particles, and contaminants. Micromeritics Analytical Services will in turn provide particle size, gas adsorption, and mercury porosimetry services to MVA Scientific Consultants. Both companies will access each other’s services to address the special needs of their respective clients. “At MVA Scientific Consultants, our mission is to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations through detailed innovation, integrity, and value-added interpretative services,” states Rich Brown, Executive Principal for MVA Scientific Consultants. “Working with Micromeritics Analytical Services is in keeping with that mission and will be a benefit to all our clients.” “Micromeritics Analytical Services’ goal is to continually improve and expand our product offering to meet our customers changing needs,” says Greg Thiele, Business Manager for Micromeritics Analytical Services. “We are a lab-service industry leader because we provide exceptional service, highest quality results, useful data interpretation, and quick turnaround times at a fair price. Our strategic alliance with MVA Scientific Consultants further demonstrates our commitment to serving our customers’ analytical needs.” ABOUT MICROMERITICS ANALYTICAL SERVICES Micromeritics Analytical Services specializes in measuring physical properties of fine powders and solid materials. Specifically, we determine particle size distribution by laser light scattering, sedimentation, and electrical sensing zone techniques. We also determine surface area and pore-size distribution using gas adsorption, true density by gas pycnometry, and pore-size distribution by mercury intrusion/extrusion. Micromeritics was formed in 1962, and since then has earned an excellent reputation in material characterization, a tradition that continues today with Micromeritics Analytical Services. ABOUT MVA SCIENTIFIC CONSULTANTS MVA Scientific Consultants provides critical analysis and support for a variety of public and private sector interests through the use of electron and light microscopy. The firm’s staff of world-class specialists offers over 100 years of combined experience in particle identification and source determination, materials characterization, and surface metrology. Clients from across the world seek out the firm to help address unique challenges involving QA/QC, litigation, industrial hygiene, environmental forensics and a host of other issues. For additional information on MVA Scientific Consultants and its services, please visit: www.mvainc.com. If you have any questions or if you would like to submit samples to our lab, please visit www.particletesting.com, or contact us at mas@micromeritics.com or 770-662-3630.