Hamburg/Stuttgart, April 6th, 2021. INSTITUT PIELDNER - Dienstleistungsinstitut für Lebens-mittelqualität GmbH (INSTITUT PIELDNER), located in Stuttgart, has been part of the GBA Group since the year 2017. In anticipation of the further expansion of the location, INSTITUT PIELDNER has now merged with GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik mbH (GBA). The Stuttgart location will continue to function as a center of competence for the analysis of food, environment, and drinking water, with a wide spectrum of laboratory analyses and consulting services. The GBA location in Stuttgart has expanded its service portfolio particularly in terms of soil and water analysis, such as with the coordination and implementation of accredited sampling of drinking water, pool water, and cooling water, as well as comprehensive digital project management.