Evans Analytical Group (EAG), Sunnyvale, Calif., plans to open a new laboratory in Boston, Mass., by July 2002. It will be the seventh facility within EAG's global network of laboratories and the second on the east coast. The lab initially will be equipped with a PHI quadrupole secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS), a CAMECA magnetic sector SIMS and a Technos 300-mm wafer-capable total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF) system, with plans to add additional equipment as the laboratory expands.