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Maxxam Analytics Opens Laboratory at Kansas State University Olathe

by Lexi Ryan | Aug 28, 2017

Congratulations to our partners in Olathe, Kansas, on the opening of the Maxxam Analytics food-testing laboratory. The new 3,000-sq.-ft. laboratory is located at the Research and Innovation Campus of Kansas State University Olathe.

Maxxam, a leading North American provider of food, environmental, industrial hygiene and DNA analytical testing services, is committed to extending its expertise in delivering excellent quality of defensible results and exceptional customer service to the Midwest region. With a team of leading scientific experts, Maxxam looks to establish itself as the clear choice for analytical food testing within the Animal Health Corridor for both existing and new business partners.

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Maxxam to the KC region:

State of Kansas
Kansas Department of Commerce
Kansas State University Olathe
Olathe Chamber of Commerce
KC Animal Health Corridor
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About the KC Animal Health Corridor
Companies with a business location in the KC Animal Health Corridor account for more than half of the sales generated by the global animal health industry. The Corridor, anchored by Manhattan, Kansas, and Columbia, Missouri, is home to more than 300 animal health companies, representing the largest concentration in the world. For more information visit

About Maxxam
Maxxam is part of the group of companies under Bureau Veritas, an international leader in testing, inspection and certification. Their mission as a science company is to be recognized as experts in analytical services and solutions that are committed to delivering great science through exceptional service while creating a healthy, safe and open environment. The Maxxam food division is specialized in microbiology, chemistry and residue testing of food samples. Maxxam has approximately 2200 employees in 45 facilities across North America processing over 2.5 million samples a year.

About Kansas State University Olathe
A part of a four-campus system that includes Manhattan, Polytechnic in Salina and the Global Campus online, Kansas State University Olathe is the academic research presence that aids K-State’s extensive capabilities and assets in the Greater Kansas City area. Kansas State University Olathe, officially opened in April 2011, is located on 38 acres of Olathe, Kansas, and in the heart of the Animal Health Corridor. The 108,000-sq.-ft. facility houses 10 research labs with storage areas to support university and industry partners. For more information, visit  

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