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History

History

A history of excellence. A legacy of dedication to customers like you.

For over three decades, Stuart Hunt & Associates has been building a solid team of highly trained professionals, who are experienced and knowledgeable … experts in the field of radiation safety. Stuart Hunt & Associates has been trusted by some of the world's leading companies, to carry, service and represent their products for the Canadian industry.

While there have been many changes over the years, in technology and in regulations, there has been one thing that has never changed: our commitment putting customers first with the very best in radiation safety services, all in one place.

Milestones in our history

Before 1982
Stuart Hunt, the Radiation Safety Officer for the University of Alberta, sees that Canadian industries need a comprehensive solution for specialized radiation services. He takes his pioneering spirit and starts Stuart Hunt & Associates, a "one stop shop" for radiation safety needs.
1982
The doors to Stuart Hunt & Associates open in June. This company is the first of its kind, dedicated to providing specialized radiation safety services for Canada's industries.
1983
Stuart Hunt & Associates teams up with Ludlum Measurements Inc. to represent their radiation detection equipment in Canada. Today, LMI offers one of the largest lines of radiation detection instrumentation available from any one company.
1990
Sean Hunt, Stuart's son, shares his father's passion for radiation safety and joins the Stuart Hunt & Associates team.
1992
Stuart Hunt & Associates teams up with Troxler, the worldwide leader in precision quality control and measurement equipment for the highway and construction industries, to service their portable gauges in Canada.
1999
Stuart Hunt & Associates opens a new office in St. Albert, Alberta including an on-site training centre.
2001
Stuart Hunt & Associates expands to central Canada, opening up an office in Toronto, Ontario.
Stuart Hunt & Associates under subcontract, provides calibration and repair services to the Department of National Defence’s fleet of radiation detection instrumentation.
2004
Sean Hunt takes over as owner of Stuart Hunt & Associates. He continues his father’s commitment to providing outstanding customer service and quality products to Canadian businesses.
2006
When Bruce Power begins its historic refurbishment of Bruce Power Nuclear Reactors 1 & 2, it chooses Stuart Hunt & Associates as its partner to calibrate and repair the fleet of radiation detection equipment used. This refurbishment project is the first of its kind in the world.
2007
Stuart Hunt & Associates proudly teams up with InstroTek, an industry leader in products and technology development for the construction and geotechnical engineering industry, to sell and service their portable gauges in Canada.
2008
Stuart Hunt & Associates moves to a new distribution facility in Mississauga, Ontario. This facility is complete with 2 calibrations bays for survey meter calibration, calibrations bays for portable gauges as well as a training centre for on-site radiation safety training.
2011
Stuart Hunt & Associates joins forces with Eckert & Zeigler, one of the world’s largest producers of radioactive materials, to sell their standards and solutions line to Canadian customers.
2012
Building on its successful partnership with Eckert & Ziegler, Stuart Hunt & Associates begins representing the full range of medical imaging sources to the Canadian nuclear medicine community.