Growing company creates 20 new jobs in Metro Atlanta

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) November 18, 2011- Analysts, inc., in partnership with Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and the City of Suwanee, celebrates its expansion in Gwinnett.t The company, currently employing 22 highly-trained employees, will add 15-20 jobs. The company is currently preparing to expand to a new 12,000-square-foot facility that it purchased at 3385 Martin Farm Road in the City of Suwanee.

“Analysts chose to stay in Gwinnett County for three primary reasons: It offers a very favorable business climate which, in spite of current economic woes, is very hard to find these days. The City of Suwanee runs its operations like a business not as a traditional bureaucratic entity. This was very refreshing and appealing to us as we searched for a larger facility. Being approximately seven miles from our original laboratory in Norcross we are able to make the move while maintaining employment for our current workers. As we expand and add to our ranks the area offers a pool of qualified candidates from the local community. Doing business in Gwinnett County since 1984 we feel like family, and you don’t leave your family.” commented Michael Forgeron is the President of Analysts, Inc.

Analysts, Inc. is an analytical testing organization and the leading provider of industrial diagnostic evaluations and maintenance solutions. Using the most advanced lab and data processing equipment, Analysts, Inc. performs tests and gathers information about equipment condition, contamination and lubricants. The company’s testing results allow equipment owners to see and understand the physical properties of any lubricated component.

“Manufacturing support companies like Analysts, Inc., are crucial to the further advancement of a variety of industries in Gwinnett and in Georgia,” said Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash. “Analysts provides a wide range of laboratory tests and customer services that assists equipment owners in understanding how to best maintain and care for their machinery, resulting in greater productivity and profitability.”

The company’s announcement comes at a time when many companies in Gwinnett County are announcing their choice to expand their operations within the community. This is the fourth existing-industry expansion announcement in the past three weeks for the county.

“Analysts, Inc.’s choice to expand in Suwanee and stay in Gwinnett is great news for our community,” commented Dave Williams, Mayor of the City of Suwanee. “We support growing businesses at every stage in their development, and Suwanee is proud to be the new home of a company that is committed to cultivating their success here.”

“This is an important project win for Gwinnett. The high-wage jobs that Analysts, Inc. brings to the community are a perfect fit for our quality educated workforce.” said Nicole Wright, Business Development Manager, Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development & Partnership Gwinnett. “This announcement is just another excellent example of a local industry expansion- a trend that is making a significant economic impact on our community.”

Analysts, Inc. was represented by John Cobb of Grubb & Ellis in the purchase transaction for the company’s new location while Mark Elliott of Jones Lang LaSalle serves as the project lead to ensure that the company enters its new building on schedule, the last week of December 2011.

Analysts, Inc., which celebrated its 50th year of innovation in oil analysis in 2010, currently operates five regional laboratories in the U.S., in addition to labs in Tokyo, Japan and Monterrey, Mexico. Its services impact the production machinery, manufacturing equipment, power generation, marine, heavy construction, mining, trucking, transit and aircraft industries.

For more information on Analysts, Inc., please visit http://www.analystsinc.com/. For more information on Partnership Gwinnett, the internationally award-winning community and economic development initiative, please visit http://www.partnershipgwinnett.com/.