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Great communication saves time and makes money.

At SMT LABS our Key Account Managers (KAM) visit their clients regularly. We believe it builds a trustworthy relationship, keeps us aware of our clients’ needs and creates the opportunity for growth. Please read the discussed documents carefully and discuss it with your KAM at your next meeting.       Sample submission form SMT-R-22 […]

January news

Dear ally in Food Safety, SMT LABS hopes 2019 is a year of great happiness and success for you and your company. Have a wonderful new year! We have some important news to share with you, which will save you time, improve the quality of your products and better the service we provide to you. […]

Sample size guideline

SMT LABS continuously aspire to deliver your test results as soon as possible. To avoid unnecessary delays, please abide by the following instructions: Documentation: It is very important that we receive the completed Sample Submission Form (attached), with clear written testing instructions and your supporting purchase order. These documents have to accompany your samples, when […]

Black Friday 10% discount

10% off all samples received and collected on Friday. Contact your Key Account Manager to arrange your samples to be picked-up. Rozanne 083 411 0935 Carol 066 312 0313 Vernette 082 092 3383 Samantha 082 836 2017 Office 051 880 0102 This is the ideal opportunity to send in a few extra samples to make […]

SMT LABS comments on the Salmonella outbreak in KZN

Quick facts Contrary to popular belief, Salmonella is not only associated with chicken and fish. Although contaminated foods are usually from animal origin, such as poultry, pork, raw milk and eggs, other foodstuffs (e.g. vegetables and fruit juices) may also be contaminated. One would think that the shell of an egg is the perfect barrier […]

Extension of scope

We are proud to announce exciting news! For detailed information go to Tests or download our SMT LABS SANAS accreditation certificate- 20181113 SMT LABS have expanded  We have opened a branch in Randburg, Johannesburg. We are still awaiting accreditation and are offering our services unaccredited at this stage. An extensive list of microbiology tests will be available at […]

Bioaerosols in the Food and Beverage Industry

This month we are featuring an exert from the book: Ideas and Applications Toward Sample Preparation for Food and Beverage Analysis.  This chapter was written by Shirleen M. Theisinger (MD SMT LABS) and Olga de Smidt (Lecturer at CUT). It was also published by:  World’s largest Science, Technology & Medicine, Open Access book publisher Bioaerosols in the […]

LIMS – Laboratory Information Management System

The question you might be asking; “What is LIMS and how can it make my life easier” A Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is software that allows you to effectively manage samples and associated data. By using a LIMS, your lab can automate workflows, integrate instruments, and manage samples and associated information. Additionally, you can […]

Frequently asked questions

Q: What tests can you do at SMT LABS? A: Refer to http://smtlabs.co.za/services/ Q: Are the results confidential? A: Yes, we are bound by SANAS regulations and will only send the test report to the person indicated on the customer take-on form. Q: Do I need to bring my samples to the lab? A: You may […]