About AGM Con-Test

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About AGM Con-Test


AGM Con-Test is proudly accredited to ISO 17025 by A2LA, specializing in comprehensive materials testing services. Our expertise spans a wide range of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, offering not only data analysis but also cutting-edge materials testing and consulting for clients across diverse industries.

Established in 1998, AGM Con-Test has evolved into a leading materials testing laboratory, catering to the automotive, steel-making, construction, oil & gas, and various other industries. Armed with modern and efficient technologies, we proudly serve the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and beyond, providing competitive, high-quality materials testing & analysis services.

At AGM Con-Test, our commitment to excellence extends to engineering services, encompassing crucial aspects such as mechanical testing, metallographic analysis, weld examination, and failure analysis – all under the umbrella of our Materials Testing Services.


Mission Statement

Our mission at AGM Con-Test revolves around delivering a broad scope of Materials Testing Services and engineering consulting to businesses across Ontario and beyond. In strict accordance with ASTM, SAE, CSA, NACE, AWS, and other standards, we strive to provide accurate, on-time, and reliable results to our clients. Your success in materials testing is undeniably our success.



We envision ourselves as the vital link connecting manufacturers and consumers through our Materials Testing Services. As an integral part of our QA/QC system, we take pride in supporting producers with our testing capabilities, simultaneously contributing to consumer safety through the delivery of trusted results. Adhering to the latest requirements of ISO 17025, we actively participate in proficiency testing programs to guarantee the most accurate results and continually enhance our competence. Our overarching vision is to be a trusted partner in all interactions with our customers, setting the benchmark for Materials Testing Services.


Our Team

The AGM Con-Test team boasts profound scientific knowledge in material science, coupled with broad industrial experience in manufacturing processes, heat treatment, and weld qualification. Each team member embodies a passion for excellence and is unwaveringly committed to efficiently following the latest safety and quality standards. We take pride in our prompt responsiveness to calls and emails, and we enthusiastically welcome customer visits to our laboratory, where Materials Testing Services come to life.

Why Choose AGM CON-TEST?

AGM CON-TEST emerges as the unequivocal choice for companies seeking materials testing services, offering a compelling blend of accreditation, technical expertise, comprehensive testing capabilities, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Here’s why AGM CON-TEST stands out in the industry:

  1. Accreditation and Compliance:
    AGM CON-TEST operates as an A2LA accredited materials testing laboratory, holding accreditation to the ISO 17025:2017 Standard since 2001. This commitment to globally recognized standards ensures that every test conducted by AGM CON-TEST is executed with the highest level of precision and reliability. The adherence to Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) Association rules further solidifies our commitment to industry compliance and ethical practices.
  2. Technical Expertise:
    Our team comprises highly-trained and experienced personnel with deep scientific knowledge in material science, manufacturing processes, and metallurgy. From mechanical testing and metallography to failure analysis and chemical analysis, AGM CON-TEST’s experts possess the technical acumen to meet diverse testing needs across various industries.
  3. Comprehensive Testing Services:AGM CON-TEST provides a comprehensive suite of materials testing services, including mechanical testing, metallography, failure analysis, chemical analysis, and more. Whether it’s assessing the tensile strength of materials, conducting thorough metallographic examinations, or identifying the root causes of failure, our extensive testing capabilities cover a wide spectrum of requirements.
  4. ISO 17025:2017 Adherence:Our strict adherence to the ISO 17025:2017 Standard underscores our commitment to delivering services of the highest quality. We continuously participate in proficiency testing programs, not just as a regulatory obligation but as a testament to our belief in maintaining and enhancing our quality system to better serve our customers.
  5. NIST Traceability:
    AGM CON-TEST ensures the traceability of all reference materials and calibrations back to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This commitment guarantees that our clients receive results that are not only accurate but also traceable to a globally recognized standard.
  6. Confidentiality and Integrity:
    We understand the importance of confidentiality in materials testing. AGM CON-TEST keeps all results confidential and follows stringent legal requirements to protect the interests of our clients. Our commitment to integrity is reflected in every aspect of our testing processes.
  7. Customized Solutions:
    Beyond standardized testing, AGM CON-TEST offers customized testing solutions for non-standard conditions, unique designs, and unconventional materials. Our capacity to develop tailored testing plans demonstrates our flexibility in meeting the diverse needs of our clients.
  8. Vision for Success:
    AGM CON-TEST envisions itself as the connecting link between manufacturers and consumers, supporting producers with testing capabilities and contributing to consumer safety. Our commitment to excellence and continuous improvement positions us as a trusted partner in all interactions with our clients.

Confidently choose AGM CON-TEST for your materials testing needs and benefit from accredited, precise, and comprehensive testing services provided by a team dedicated to upholding the highest industry standards. Your success is our success, and at AGM CON-TEST, precision is not just a service; it’s our passion.