Thornton Laboratories
Thornton Laboratories Testing and Inspection Services, Inc.


Thornton Laboratories "About Us" Page including company history and staff list.



With consistent growth since its founding in Tampa, Florida in 1922, Thornton Laboratories, has continuously expanded its laboratory capabilities and services. Continued involvement in new techniques and the latest in scientific equipment have enabled Thornton to continue meeting the demands of a rapidly advancing agricultural community.

In 1972, the company entered the international trade market and, today, through our Field Services Division, brings surveying and inspection services to an international clientele on a worldwide basis.


Our Staff


Stephen B. Fickett II

Chief Operations Officer / V. President Lab Operations

Hugh B. Rodrigues


senior project manager

Steve Fickett


Assistant project manager/ Field Sampling coordinator

Christina Pletchan



Christopher Sheehy