Capabilities

Our expertise encompasses: Waste Treatment, Nuclear and Radiological Services, Health Physics Services, and Innovation and Technology Development around the world. We provide a comprehensive range of specialized services tailored to meet the diverse needs and challenges a variety of sectors.



WASTE SERVICES

Waste Treatment
waste treatment

We have four fixed based waste treatment facilities that develop treatment protocols for problematic waste streams, as well as provide management and treatment of waste for government, commercial, medical, and institutional organizations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the European Union. With our network of licensed and permitted radioactive and hazardous waste processing facilities we are well versed in all phases of waste management. We develop unique treatment capabilities for even the most difficult and complex waste streams to include:

  • Universal waste
  • Hazardous waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Mixed waste
  • TSCA regulated waste
  • Infectious materials
  • Classified waste
  • NORM/TENORM
  • DOE TRU
Our Facilities
Waste Management
waste management

We provide comprehensive waste management solutions tailored to meet needs across the entire waste life cycle. We have been managing and treating waste for disposal since 1991 and each one of our waste treatment facilities is strategically located throughout the United States and boasts state-of-the-art technologies and capabilities. We plan treatment campaigns based on the designated disposal facility waste acceptance criteria and land disposal requirements. Our turnkey solutions encompass a wide array of services, including:

  • Customer waste shipping and brokering
  • Waste characterization
  • Hazard categorization analysis
  • Waste packaging
  • Waste transportation
  • Emergency response
  • Project management and engineering support
Treatment Technology and Innovation
protocol development

Drawing on over 80 years of collective innovation expertise and backed by 40 patents, we have a longstanding reputation for developing unique treatment technologies and capabilities. Our extensive treatment experience, combined with rigorous engineering practices, a deep understanding of RCRA & TSCA regulations, and on-site fabrication/engineering expertise, has allowed us great success in treating a myriad of previously orphaned waste streams. Our waste treatment capabilities and technologies include:

NUCLEAR AND RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES

Environmental Remediation
characterization

Designated as a Small Business under NAICS Code 562910 in environmental remediation we offer three decades of experience remediating and restoring FUSRAP, Superfund, and other federal and commercial sites contaminated with hazardous, toxic, and radiological waste (HTRW). Our clients rely on our licensed team of subject matter experts to manage technically challenging projects, while ensuring safety, technical, regulatory, and quality standards are met. Our extensive knowledge of the DOE, DOD, EPA, and commercial industries allows us to provide clients with comprehensive solutions for remedial action which includes:

  • Removal, treatment, and containment of soils and sediments
  • HTRW characterization, remediation, and treatment
  • Removal, waste segregation/packaging, treatment, and/or transportation of soils contaminated with radioactive and/or heavy metals
  • Application of cutting-edge technologies (including radiological soil segregation and PFAS destruction)
  • Site assessment and plan development
  • Radiological/chemical sampling, analysis, and characterization
  • Waste management including debris and soil sorting and segregation, transportation, profiling, inventory, and manifesting for disposal
  • Waste stabilization, excavation, and backfilling
  • Above and below-ground tank, piping, and structural components removal
  • Waste stream characterization, storage, testing, certification, processing, and shipment
Decontamination and Decommissioning
decommissioning

We have self-performed the demolition, decontamination, remediation, and decommissioning of more than 200 facilities and ships containing hazardous and radioactive materials. We hold a mobile radioactive materials license, and we are able to manage on-site radioactive materials and waste efficiently, ensuring projects finish on time and within budget. Our proven processes, dedicated team, and robust safety culture guarantee success in the performance of:

  • Decontamination, dismantling, and demolition of multi-story facilities, temporary structures, large equipment, and facilities eroding with HTRW contaminants
  • Scoping and completing complex characterization, remediation, and disposal activities
  • Radiological and hazardous materials abatement, to include Article 520 radiological release
  • Above and below-ground tank, piping, and structural components removal processing, and shipping
  • Project management using an ISO 9001 certified management system
  • Site preparation
  • Facility and site remediation, demolition and restoration
Project Management and Support
project management

We leverage our waste and project management experience by mobilizing personnel to customer projects and their sites. Our mobile radioactive materials license and NRC broad-scope license allows us to provide tailored solutions for site-specific needs. Our comprehensive management and support encompass:

  • Radiological and environmental engineering services
  • Program development
  • Project controls and Earned Value Management Systems including Primavera P6
  • Radiological, environmental, and waste training and staffing
  • Project management using an ISO 9001 certifies management system approach
  • Contaminated equipment and material decontamination and disposition
  • Waste transportation brokering, support, and training

Health Physics Services

Radiologically Impacted Site Support
physics support

We specialize in solutions for sites affected by radiation or radioactive materials worldwide, employing advanced characterization technologies and offering a comprehensive array of services that include:

  • Site assessments
  • Regulatory agency interface
  • Expert witness
  • State-of-the-art characterization technologies
    • Perma-Sort, our bulk material assay and segregation system
    • Eagle iScan, our overland survey platform
Health Physics Support
physics support

As a global provider of safe, compliant, and environmentally responsible radiation protection and decommissioning health physics (HP) services, our experienced HP staff, which includes a large group of certified health physicists (CHPs), provides HP services that include:

  • Project planning and design, execution, and closeout
  • Project management
  • MARSSIM/MARSAME expertise
  • Risk/dose assessments
  • Worker and corporate training
  • Radiation protection program implementation
  • Customized technology
NORM/TENORM Management and Waste Treatment
consulting

For the past 20 years, Perma-Fix health physicists and radiological engineers have provided naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material (TENORM) management and consulting Services for a variety of clients including specialty metals operations, mining sites, and oil and gas producers. Our comprehensive strategy for providing NORM/TENORM services include:

  • NORM/TENORM waste treatment and disposal
  • Regulatory expertise and guidance
  • Decommissioning/closure support
  • Radiation protection awareness training
  • Management and consulting services
  • Equipment and tooling decontamination services
  • Radiation dosimetry programs
  • Exposure assessments
  • Gamma survey and sampling
  • Site characterization and waste characterization
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Instrumentation
instrumentation

Our state-of-the-art instrumentation center provides high quality, low risk, low cost expedited options for radiological and industrial hygiene monitoring instruments worldwide to all market sectors. Options include:

  • Long-term and short-term rental of more than 2,000 instruments
  • Fast delivery
  • Calibrations and maintenance for most major manufacturers' models
  • Instrument repair
  • Professional consultation for custom instrumentation application and development
  • Specialty instrumentation, to include GPS walkover survey instrumentation
  • Radiological instrumentation for on-site laboratories
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INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Research and Development Laboratory

Technology Development
gainesville

With over 80 years of collective innovation expertise and 40 patents, we offer highly successful, straightforward, and scalable treatment processes and innovative technologies for managing a variety of waste streams. We operate our research and development laboratories (R&D Labs) within all of our licensed and permitted waste treatment facilities, which ensures that our personnel are available for consultation on any scale-up issues encountered during bench testing.

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Perma-Sort
Perma-Sort

We built a customized conveyor-based radiological assay system designed to provide 100% characterization of material efficiently and with industry-leading measurement quality. It includes a network based software platform that can be monitored and controled from multiple areas on the project site.

Perma-Sort
Therma-Fix Gen3
Therma-Fix

Therma-Fix Gen3 is the culmination of 25 years of technological advancements, desorption-specific waste processing experience and regulatory knowledge. The electrically heated batch oven system has an operating range of up to 1200°F under a 29" Hg vacuum and uses a tray system to permit discreet segregation of customer waste.

Therma-Fix Gen3

When Experience Matters, Think Perma-Fix

Perma-Fix is a nuclear services company and leading provider of nuclear waste management services with over 30 years of experience working on some of the most challenging projects in the world. Learn more about how we're uniquely suited to serve you:

waste

Waste Treatment

Our fixed base facilities offer highly specialized treatment options that help reduce risk and avoid costly internal program development.

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services

Nuclear Services

Our highly experienced team of professionals can handle domestic and international challenges across all project disciplines.

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instrumentation

Health Physics
Services

We have cutting-edge technologies, a large team of industry experts, extensive capabilities, and an unwavering commitment to safety.

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innovation

International Division

We are a highly experienced in safe, compliant and environmentally responsible nuclear services and waste management across the globe.

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Experience

Our experience enables us to deliver a quality solution, every time.

We are a global provider and industry leader in providing safe, compliant, and environmentally responsible radiation protection/decommissioning health physics (HP) services and solutions. Our experienced HP staff, including six certified health physicists (CHP) provide clients with best practices for the protection of people and the environment from radiological hazards including naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). Along with the largest HP instrumentation laboratory in the county, our HP staff have provided management and consulting to various industrial, utility, and government clients for more than 18 years.

Projects

What makes Us Different

We have a solid reputation of successfully completing complex nuclear and waste management projects. Our knowledge and experience of operating our own large waste treatment facilities together with the experience in the areas of project management and Health Physics Services, has allowed Perma-Fix to expand into a global nuclear services company.