The Institut Alpha GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1985.
Dr. rer.nat. Dieter Heilemann, Chief Executive Officer, is an according to German law officially appointed and sworn in expert for water- and waste water chemistry. Dipl.-Biol. Barbara Ohmle is an expert in air purity control.
The Institut Alpha GmbH & Co. KG is accredited (ISO 17025) and has numerous certifications for testing water, wastewater and soils and an officially appointed examination location for measurements of waste and waste water.
4 chemists (diplom and B.Sc.), 3 biologist (diplom), 1 geograph (diplom) and several chemical technical assistants are working in our laboratory.
Equipment: ICP-AES, AAS with graphite furnace (Perkin-Elmer), direct mercury analyzer, GC with capillary column and computing integrator, headspace-technique, (4 appliances), MS/MS (mass selective detector, ion trap and triple quadrupole mass spectrometer), FID, HPLC with fluorescence-detector, HPLC with UV-detection, potentiometer, cation- and anion chromatography, AOX, EOX, POX combustion device with coulometer, TOC measuring unit for liquids and solids, UV-VIS photometry, mobile gas chromatograph with thermal conductivity detector (TCD).
The analytical main points include the areas of modern chromatographic analytical methods (GC, LC, HPLC) and especially the determination of halogenated aliphats, aromats, phenolic compounds etc. as single substances (PCP, PCB, HCB, pesticides, etc.) as well as sum parameters (AOX, EOX, TOC, etc.).
The analytical performance profile and enormous range of experience in the efficient management of laboratory activities make the Institut Alpha GmbH & Co. KG your first point of contact if you are considering outsourcing laboratory work that you previously carried out yourself or if you are looking for a professional laboratory operator.