Exponent has two office locations and a diverse set of laboratories nestled in the greater Boston area. An important port and manufacturing hub since its founding in 1630, Boston is home of the first public school, the first college, and the first subway in the U.S. Its colleges and universities are known around the world and the city boasts a diverse economy that strives on biotechnology, health care, life sciences, finance, information technology, and professional services. Since opening its first Boston area office in 1982, we have grown to over 100 consultants in Natick and Maynard, and offer a wide range of engineering, environmental, and scientific fields supporting clients in New England, the U.S. and abroad. The Natick office includes specialized laboratories for fire and explosion testing, materials and metallurgical examination, life sciences investigations, and battery testing.