Højmarklaboratoriet (Hlab) is a private innovative company established in 1984 and specialized in development, laboratory and advisory consultancy work for other companies. The main customers are food processing companies especially within the fishery sector and private / public water suppliers. The testing laboratory was accredited by DANAK in 1989 and performs microbiology and chemical testing of water, food and feed products. Hlab has many years of experience in problem solving in the fishery sector including aquaculture. Hlab often acts as a coordinating and communicating partner between processors, scientists and legislative authorities.