Upcoming COLUMBIA Technologies Conferences 2010

September 7th, 2010

COLUMBIA Technologies will be exhibiting and/or presenting at following conferences in Massachusetts, Texas, and California including:

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COLUMBIA Technologies Welcomes Dov Hoffman as Marketing Specialist

June 25th, 2010

Dov Hoffman Press Release

Dov Hoffman Press Release

COLUMBIA Technologies, an industry leader providing High Resolution Vertical Profiling services throughout North America and Hawaii, is proud to announce that Dov Hoffman joined our team as a Marketing Specialist. With previous roles involving development and implementation of sophisticated marketing materials, strategic business initiatives, and market research, Hoffman will bring a distinct perspective to expand the company’s reach in the North American market.

Hoffman, a graduate of Towson University where he pursued a double major in e-Business and Marketing will be working out of COLUMBIA’s headquarters located in Baltimore, MD. Hoffman will focus on all marketing initiatives in support of their national operations. Read the rest of this entry »

Developers go underground with help of COLUMBIA Technologies

May 6th, 2010

Article originally featured in The Daily Record May 6, 2010 Issue

Daily Record May 6 2010 Article

Article featured in the May 6, 2010 issue of The Daily Record.

One of the companies in the new Maryland Clean Energy Incubator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is trying to make real estate development easier and faster.

Columbia Technologies, launched by two engineers in 1999, uses sensors to determine what kind of pollution is underneath a future or existing building site, turning weeks of waiting for an environmental analysis often needed in redevelopment projects into a few hours.

“We’re able to get an answer quickly in high resolution that’s easy to understand,” said John H. Sohl, chief executive officer and co-founder of Columbia Technologies. “So you can move the market elements of a property transaction much faster.” Read the rest of this entry »

TCE Contamination Logged Using MIP with SmartData Solutions®

September 21st, 2009

Article originally featured in the Probing Times, the official newsletter of Geoprobe Systems® Fall 2009 Issue

Probing Times Fall 2009 Article

Article featured in the Fall 2009 issue of the Probing Times, the official newsletter of Geoprobe Systems®.

A warehousing facility for an equipment manufacturer had undergone several rounds of investigation and remediation to determine the extent of TCE contamination. The distribution of TCE on this several acre site in Los Angeles County, CA, was strongly controlled by thin-layer geology. And after more than a decade of investigating, the extent of the contamination was still not fully understood.

Long before the fieldwork began, Columbia Technologies, based in Baltimore, MD, worked closely with GeoTrans in Irvine, CA, the site consultant, to develop a scope of work that would allow Columbia Technologies to characterize the vertical distribution of TCE across the site in just a few days of fieldwork using the Membrane Interface Probe (MIP). Read the rest of this entry »

Bronze Medal Business Achievement: Environmental Information

May 20th, 2009


COLUMBIA Technologies, LLC, a small veteran-owned provider of site characterization tools, for significant geographic expansion. During 2008, the company added offices in the western and southeastern regions of the United States and initiated field service delivery in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »