NTEP Authorized Laboratories

All fees are subject to change. These fees are updated on a regular basis in conjunction with the latest edition of NCWM Publication 14. The hourly rates do not include other related charges such as travel, equipment, expenses and Certificate of Conformance drafting fees, (if applicable).

California  |  GIPSA  |  Maryland  |  Measurement Canada  |  NCWM Staff  |  NIST Force Group  |  New York  
North Carolina  |  Ohio  |  Oregon 


CALIFORNIA

Lab and Field Testing

Measuring Devices

Contact Information: John Roach, California Division of Measurement Standards
6790 Florin Perkins Road, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95828
P. (916) 229-3456  |  F. (916) 229-3015  |  E. john.roach@cdfa.ca.gov

Weighing Devices

Contract Information: Ken Jones, California  Division of Measurement Standards
6790 Florin Perkins Road, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95828
P. (916) 970-4347  |  F. (916) 229-3015  |  E. ken.jones@cdfa.ca.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation:

Measuring DevicesWeighing Devices
  • Card Reader
  • Cryogenic Liquid Measuring Device
  • Console Controller
  • ECR/POS Interfaced with RMFD
  • Hydrocarbon Gas Measuring Device
  • Hydrogen Gas Vapor Measuring Device
  • Meter Indicating Mass
  • Meter Indicating Volume
  • Register
  • Retail Motor Fuel Dispenser
  • Taximeter
  • Water Meter
  • Automatic Bulk Weighing System
  • Automatic Weighing System
  • Belt-Conveyor Scale
  • Card Reader
  • Computing Scale
  • Crane Scale
  • ECR Interfaced with Scale
  • Equal Arm Scale
  • Grain Test Scale
  • Hanging Scale
  • Hopper Scale
  • Indicating Element
  • Load Cell
  • Non-Computing Scale
  • Point-of-Sale Scale
  • Point-of-Sale System
  • Scale System Controller
  • Weigh-In/Weigh-Out System
  • Weighing/Load Receiving Element

Rates:
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GRAIN INSPECTION PACKERS AND STOCKYARD ADMINISTRATION (GIPSA)

Lab and Field Testing

GIPSA - Chicago, IL

Contact Information: Marcus Harwitz, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS
5800 W 69th Street Chicago, IL 60638
P. (708) 458-0655  |  F. (708) 458-074 9 |  E. marcus.harwitz@usda.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation: Weighing Devices

  • Automatic Bulk Weighing System
  • Weighing/Load Receiving Element

Rates: $92.90/per day |  $557.30 (test car usage, plus expenses)

GIPSA - Kansas City, MO

Contact Information: Jason Jordan, USDA, GIPSA, TSD
10383 N Ambassador Drive Kansas City, MO 64153
P. (816) 891-0435  |  F. (816) 891-7314  |  E. jason.m.jordan@usda.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation: Grain Analyzers

Rates: $83.20/per hour

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MARYLAND

Lab and Field Testing

Measuring Devices

Contact Information: Joe Eccleston, Maryland Department of Agriculture
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401
P. (410) 841-5790  |  F. (410) 841-2765  |  E. joseph.eccleston@maryland.gov

Weighing Devices

Contact Information: Zach Tripoulas, Maryland Department of Agriculture
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401
P. (410) 841-5790  |  F. (410) 841-2765  |  E. zacharias.tripoulas@maryland.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation:

Measuring DevicesWeighing Devices
  • Card Reader
  • Console Controller
  • ECR/POS Interfaced with RMFD
  • Meter Indicating Mass
  • Meter Indicating Volume
  • Multiple Dimension Measuring Device
  • Register
  • Retail Motor Fuel Dispenser
  • Automatic Bulk Weighing System
  • Automatic Weighing System
  • Computing Scale
  • Crane Scale
  • ECR Interfaced with Scale
  • Equal Arm Scale
  • Grain Test Scale
  • Hanging Scale
  • Hopper Scale
  • Indicating Element
  • Monorail Scale
  • Non-Computing Scale
  • Onboard Weighing System
  • Point-of-Sale Scale
  • Point-of-Sale System
  • Scale System Controller
  • Weigh-In/Weigh-Out System
  • Weighing/Load Receiving Element

Rates:  $100/per hour

  • Environmental Chamber Services: $350/per device
  • Endurance Testing: $125/per device
  • Large Scale Test Unit: $300/per day

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MEASUREMENT CANADA

Contact Information: Nathan Fowler, Measurement Canada
151 Tunney's Pasture Driveway Ottawa, ON K1A 0C9
P. (613) 952-0612  |  F. (613) 952-1754  |  E. nathan.fowler@canada.ca

Rates:  $60/per hour

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NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (NCWM)

Testing in Field or Manufacturer's Facility

Contact Information: Jim Truex, NCWM, NTEP Administrator
1135 M Street, Suite 110 Lincoln, NE 68508
P. (740) 919-4350  |  F. (402) 434-4878  |  E. jim.truex@ncwm.net

Contact Information: Darrell Flocken, NCWM, NTEP Specialist
1135 M Street, Suite 110 Lincoln, NE 68508
P. (614) 620-6134  |  F. (402) 434-4878  |  E. darrell.flocken@ncwm.net

Autorized Area of Evaluation: Weighing and Measuring Devices

Rates: $150/per hour

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY (NIST) FORCE GROUP

Lab Testing Only

Contact Information: Kevin Chesnutwood, National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8222 Gaithersburg, MD 20899
P. (301) 975-6653  |  F. (301) 948-6474  |  E. kevin.chesnutwood@nist.gov

Authorized Area of Evaluation: Weighing Devices

  • Load Cells

Rates: NTEP Load Cell Test Only -  1 Load Cell = $8,884  |  2 Load Cells* = $13,542
*Note: The phrase "2 Load Cells" means 2 load cells of the same model and capacity, submitted together.

Re-analysis: $1,320

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NEW YORK

Lab and Field Testing

Contact Information: Eric Morabito, New York State Bureau of Weights and Measures
10B Airline Drive Albany, NY 12235
P. (518) 457-3452  |  F. (518) 457-2552  |  E. eric.morabito@agriculture.ny.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation:  

 Measuring Devices Weighing Devices
  • Taximeter
  •  Automatic Bulk Weighing System
  •  Card Reader
  •  Computing Scale
  •  Crane Scale
  •  ECR Interfaced with Scale
  •  Hanging Scale
  •  Hopper Scale
  •  Indicating Element
  •  Non-Computing Scale
  •  Onboard Weighing System
  •  Point-of-Sale Scale
  •  Point-of-Sale System
  •  Scale System Controller
  •  Weigh-In/Weigh-Out System
  •  Weighing/Load Receiving Element

Rates:  $75/per hour

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NORTH CAROLINA

Lab and Field Testing

Contact Information: Allen Katalinic, North Carolina Department of Agriculture
1050 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699
P. (919) 707-3225  |  F. (919) 715-0524  |  E. allen.katalinic@ncagr.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation: Measuring Devices

  • Card Reader
  • Console Controller
  • ECR/POS Interfaced with RMFD
  • Meter Indicating Mass
  • Meter Indicating Volume
  • Register
  • Retail Motor Fuel Dispenser

Rates:  $100/per hour

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OHIO

Lab and Field Testing

Contact Information: Fran Elson-Houston, Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 East Main Street Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
P. (614) 728-6290  |  F. (614) 728-6424  |  E. fran.elson-houston@agri.ohio.gov

Authorized Areas of Evaluation:

Measuring DevicesWeighing Devices
  • Multiple Dimension Measuring Device
  • Automatic Bulk Weighing System
  • Automatic Weighing System
  • Card Reader
  • Computing Scale
  • Crane Scale
  • ECR Interfaced with Scale
  • Equal Arm Scale
  • Grain Test Scale
  • Hanging Scale
  • Hopper Scale
  • Indicating Element
  • Monorail Scale
  • Non-Computing Scale
  • Onboard Weighing System
  • Point-of-Sale Scale
  • Point-of-Sale System
  • Scale System Controller
  • Weigh-In/Weigh-Out System
  • Weighing/Load Receiving Element

Rates:  $110/per hour

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OREGON

Lab and Field Testing

Contact Information: Nathan Gardner, Oregon Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol Street NE Salem OR 97301
P. (503) 881-4586  |  F. (503) 986-4784  |  E. ngardner@oda.state.or.us

Authorized Areas of Evaluation: Weighing Devices

  • Crane Scale
  • Hopper Scale
  • Weighing/Load Receiving Element

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