Melanie Penny Joins COLUMBIA Technologies as Laboratory Manager

by admin / Wednesday, 14 June 2017 / COLUMBIA Technologies, Mobile Labs, News, What's New

COLUMBIA Technologies, an industry leader, providing Certified Mobile Laboratory and High-Resolution Site Characterization services throughout North and South America is pleased to announce Melanie Penny as joined its team as Laboratory Manager.  In her new role, Penny will directly manage the operations of COLUMBIA's  certified mobile laboratory services.

Penny brings 18 years of laboratory, environmental project management, and safety professional experience to our team including laboratory director of a municipal wastewater laboratory.  

"Melanie brings a broad base of environmental science to our team combined with a strong sense of customer support.  We can count on Melanie to adhere to the best science and highest standards of quality throughout our laboratory operations," commented John Sohl, CEO.

Based in Rockledge, Florida, the addition of Penny brings direct customer support to COLUMBIA’s customers in the Southeast.  Penny is a Certified Safety Professional and holds a B.S. in Ocean Studies at the Maine Maritime Academy, an M.S. in Environmental Management with University of Maryland University College. To contact Melanie Penny directly, call 1-888-344-2704  ext 229 or email her at

Welcome Aboard Melanie!

COLUMBIA Technologies' certified mobile laboratories are Accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards and by the NELAP and DOD-ELAP programs.  The services include a fully-equipped and professionally staffed environmental laboratory provided to customer locations, for rapid, reliable and certified on-site analysis of volatile organic compound (VOC) contaminants in soil and groundwater.

Click here to learn more about our Certified Onsite Mobile Laboratory Analysis Capabilities.

To learn more about any of these technologies and their applicability to your project, please contact COLUMBIA Technologies today.

Our laboratory certifications include:

  • DOD-ELAP and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accredited
  • National Environmental Laboratory Conference (NELAC)
  • Florida Department of Health (FDOH)
  • North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (NCDENR)
  • Virginia Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (VELAP)

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