LONDON, UK – February 8, 2022 – Element Materials Technology (Element) has opened a new environmental testing laboratory in Doha, Qatar bringing greater capacity and capability to customers in the region.

The new laboratory will offer environmental, chemical and microbiological testing, in addition to services including, mechanical, fracture toughness, chemical analysis, corrosion testing, RCA, ECA, micro and macrostructural analysis testing services.

Matt Hopkinson, Executive Vice President of EMEAA at Element, said: “The new Doha laboratory is part of a larger investment to increase footprint and service offering in the Middle East region. In particular, it broadens the opportunity for us to continue supporting companies to meet their environmental commitments. Element has strong regulatory credentials globally and we want to offer the same level of access to expertise and capacity to our customers in the region.”

Neil Hold, Operations Manager at Element Doha commented: ‘’The opening of our new state of the art environmental testing laboratory further expands our breadth of testing scope to meet the ever growing market demands for cost effective, efficient and technically compliant testing services.’’

The Element Doha testing laboratory is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accreditation for the ISO/IEC 17025 standard “General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.” 

Element has a network of accredited environmental testing facilities located throughout the Middle East, the Americas, UK and Africa. Element’s team of engaged experts help customers to meet their environmental obligations through a comprehensive range of laboratory and field-based environmental testing services. They specialize in testing drinking water, groundwater, surface and waste water; testing soil, sediments, solid waste and drilling waste; ambient air quality testing; the management of hazardous materials (including asbestos testing); and stack emissions sampling.


About Element

The Element Materials Technology Group is one of the world’s leading global providers of testing, inspection and certification services for a diverse range of products, materials and technologies in advanced industrial supply chains where failure in use is not an option. Headquartered in London, UK, Element’s c 7,000 scientists, engineers and technologists, working in our global network of over 200 laboratories, support customers from early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production ensuring their products are safe, sustainable and achieve market access.

In 2021, Element set out its new, industry leading environmental commitments, adopting science-based targets and committing to net zero emissions across its entire global business by 2035. These environmental commitments follow Element’s achievement of the highest ESG ranking in the testing, inspection and certification industry from Sustainalytics, a global leader in ESG research and data.

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