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Battelle Memorial Institute

6 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $915,550 in penalties

Battelle is a global leader in science and technology. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, it develops and commercializes technology and manages laboratories for customers. Battelle, with the national labs it manages or co-manages, oversees 19,000 staff members and conducts $3.4 billion in annual research and development. Battelle innovations include the development of the office copier machine (Xerox), pioneering work on compact disc technology, medical technology advancements, and fiber optic technologies.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Battelle 10/19/2006
Second Letter to Battelle 11/17/2006
Third Letter to Battelle 6/5/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #20 $2,456.2M
2015 #23 $2,160.1M
2014 #24 $2,132.0M
2013 #27 $2,119.8M
2012 #31 $2,315.5M
2011 #31 $2,148.9M

6 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
10/31/2014 Beryllium Disease Prevention Program Deficiencies at Pacific Northwest National Lab
Battelle Memorial Institute
$200,000
6/4/2013 National Women’s Law Center v. Battelle Memorial Institute (Sex Discrimination)
Battelle Memorial Institute
$0
9/28/2012 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Violations
Battelle Memorial Institute
$96,800
5/20/2010 Firearm Discharge at Volpentest HAMMER Training and Education Center
Battelle Memorial Institute
$0
1/3/2008 Price-Anderson Violations – Pacific Northwest National Lab
Battelle Memorial Institute
$288,750
5/1/1996 Laul v. Battelle Memorial (Improper Accounting)
Battelle Memorial Institute
$330,000

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