Company History

Empirical Laboratories originated in 1967 as the in-house laboratory division of AWARE, Inc., a national consulting firm. Previous changes in ownership included Eckenfelder, Inc, Brown & Caldwell, and ELAB, Inc. a nationally respected analytical services laboratory. In January, 2004, ELAB, Inc. and Elab of Tennessee, LLC management established a partnership to become Empirical Laboratories.
group of scientists doing environmental research

Through a proven record with new and long standing clients, Empirical Laboratories has demonstrated the capability and capacity to handle large site investigation and remediation projects. We are well versed in specialized testing services. Our project experience includes over 50 Superfund sites, numerous defense arsenals and Fortune 500 companies. Today, Empirical Laboratories continues its legacy of exceptional customer service and client satisfaction by emphasizing our mission and vision.