Mergers & Acquisitions

Chemir, a division of Evans Analytical Group - Maryland Heights, MO

Original Press Release

CHEMIR Welcomes SEAL Labs to EAG

Press release date: Jan 02, 2013

Evans Analytical Group, Inc. (EAG) recently announced the acquisition of Scanning Electron Analysis Laboratories, Inc., also known as SEAL Labs, a leader in metallurgical investigations, failure analysis and litigation support. SEAL will operate as a business unit within the EAG Materials Characterization (MC) division. With a long history in Metallurgy, Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA), SEM, Residual Gas Analysis (RGA), and surface analysis, SEAL has extensive expertise in metals, alloys, composites, glass and plastics. The work conducted at SEAL is highly specialized and the team has extensive experience in metallurgy and chemistry, often working as consultants and expert witnesses for litigation support.

SEAL has established itself as a premier laboratory in assisting companies to better understand metals, alloys and other materials. Clients include law firms and leading companies in the defense, aerospace, consumer products, industrial products, electronics and medical device sectors.

Dr. Arun Kumar, President of SEAL, is pleased to become part of EAG and CHEMIR. "This merger is very important to SEAL, providing us with additional resources from a solid, long-standing company which supports our efforts to continue to grow our lab and offer expanded capabilities to our valued customers and also through EAG's global network."

About SEAL Laboratories
SEAL Laboratories is a leading analytical laboratory, headquartered in the Los Angeles area, serving the defense, aerospace, consumer products, industrial products, electronics and medical devices industries. SEAL provides metallurgical failure analysis, DPA and RGA to assist in detailed technical analyses. Further information can be found at About Chemir -A Division of Evans Analytical Group
Chemir provides scientific solutions with analytical services, product development and litigation support. Since 1959 this independent laboratory has solved thousands of issues involving deformulation (reverse engineering), contaminant and impurity identification, product failure analysis, analytical method development, product development, custom synthesis, patent, intellectual property, and other legal challenges for over 7000 clients. The scientific staff of 35, including 8 Ph.D. level chemists, uses state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and expert interpretations to assist such industries as polymers, plastics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, packaging, coatings, food and beverages, personal care products, consumer products, specialty chemicals, high-tech materials and more. For more information, visit