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Our History

1978 - Alpha Resources® was founded in Xenia, Ohio with its first product: Reference Materials for the coal industry

1992 - Facility is expanded to 41,000 Sqft, Alpha sample containment (capsules, cups) are introduced

1979 - Introduced ring and pin Certified Reference Materials

1994 -  Alpha manufactured graphite crucibles for ONH analysis are introduced

1980 - Alpha Resources® is relocated to Stevensville, Michigan in a 12,000 Sqft manufacturing facility

1997 - Facility is expanded to 55,000 Sqft. Alpha becomes an authorized ELTRA® dealer.

1982 - Alpha Resources® introduced ceramic  and glass products for combustion analysis

2002 Alpha Resources® obtains ISO17025 for production of Certified Reference Materials

1985 - Added first international dealer

2016 Alpha Resources® obtains ISO17034 for production of Certified Reference Materials

1986 - Alpha Certified Reference Materials for the petroleum industry are introduced

2017 Alpha Resources® obtains ISO9001 for the design, development and manufacture of technical ceramics, technical graphite, scientific glass, chemical reagents and other related laboratory consumables and accessories for combustion analysis

1989 - Alpha metallographic supplies are introduced; Alpha Resources® trademarks Alphacel, our specialty blend of tungsten designed for optimal combustion

2020 -  Alpha Resources® expands to double manufacturing space with new SW Michigan building. Alpha introduces first FerroChrome CRM and first Iconel CRM

1990 - Facility is expanded to 17,000 Sqft; Alpha Resources® trademarks Alcron, our specialty blended diamond polishing compounds for metallography

2021 Alpha Resources LLC has been chosen as the successor for the customers of Crossings, Inc. of Lincoln Nebraska

1990 - Alpha glass and quartzware are introduced

2022 - Alpha produces 1st switchgrass bio-mass. Alpha launches OES lab supplies. Alpha launches ICP-MS aftermarket supplies.

1991 - Alpha Resources® trademarks Alphasolve, our special CO2 absorber with high visual color change indicator

Latest News

Stevensville, Michigan, April 23, 2024 – Alpha Resources LLC has recently expanded their product offerings to include ARO Scientific standards. Click here to read more.

Stevensville, Michigan, April 16, 2024 – Alpha Resources LLC is pleased to announce the following new product offerings and updates in certified reference materials which have been released in Q1 of 2024 from their lab. Click for details