Pat-Chem Laboratories (PCL)

Since we opened our doors in 1987, our commitment to accurate analytical reporting and unequalled customer service has set the foundation for our continued growth. Over the years, our philosophy has remained the same: provide superior customer service, take care of our employees, and respect our environment.

Pat Chem Laboratories (PCL) uses the latest laboratory information management software (LIMS) to track every sample. At any time, we can tell you exactly where your sample is in the testing process. With PCL Web Connect, our customers have 24/7 access to their reports via secure access with unique logins. Our high-tech lab is equipped with the most advanced technology in the industry and the expansive sample receiving and storage area can handle projects of any size.

The majority of our client base is in California, but we provide analytical services to companies throughout the USA, and even overseas.

We serve a wide range of clients in both size and scope from the following industries:
Chemical Processing
County and Federal Agencies
Electronics Manufacturing
Environmental Consultants
Landfill and Transfer Stations
Media and Entertainment
Municipal Governments
Metal Finishing/Plating
Oil and Petroleum
Water Districts
Dedicated to your Success
Our office staff and management team are committed to:
Providing you with secure information
Following honest business practices
Adhering to all federal, state and local regulations
Providing our employees with all the tools, equipment and resources necessary to ensure quality results

Commitment To Technology

PCL continually invests in state-of-the-art laboratory equipment to insure rapid turnaround times with accurate results. A redundant power back-up system for storing samples in emergency situations has been implemented to insure sample integrity. And, clients have secure 24/7 login access to our laboratory information management software (LIMS) that tracks every sample during each phase of the testing process.

Agilent 7500 ICP-MS
Analyzes water and soil samples to “parts per billion” (ppb).

Perkin Elmer 4300DV
Analyzes a wide range of metal elements; even those with low detection limits.

Shimadzu TOC-L
Tests all types of water from ultrapure to highly contaminated.