Press Release:  Hanscom Air Force Base Awards Second Contract to ARA

PORTSMOUTH, NH, September 20, 2013- Absolute Resource Associates (ARA) of Portsmouth, NH has been awarded their second environmental services contract with Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. Under this new agreement, ARA will provide the personnel, materials, equipment and supervision as needed for environmental projects at Hanscom related to asbestos and lead sample collection and laboratory analysis. This is a 5 year contract with a value of $1,000,000.

A small but growing environmental firm, ARA now holds contracts with the US Navy (NAVFAC in Portsmouth, NH), the US Army (United States Military Academy in West Point, NY), and, most recently, the US Air Force at Hanscom AFB in Massachusetts. Since entering the Federal Market just a few years ago, ARA has been recognized by the SBA and US Senator Shaheen for their work in this arena.

Founded in 1993, and purchased by environmental specialists Susan and Guy Sylvester in 2000, ARA is a locally owned certified environmental services company which has tripled in size since the Sylvesters took the helm. ARA provides a wide array of analytical testing and indoor air quality services to industrial, commercial, residential, municipal, state and federal environmental projects in support of site investigations, contamination studies, waste characterization, clean up and disposal. 


About Absolute Resource Associates:
Absolute Resource Associates is a Woman Owned SBA 8(a), WOSB, EDWOSB, SDB, DBE, NELAC, ISO/IEC 17025 and DoD ELAP accredited small business. For more information visit





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