Located in Gaithersburg, Md., and also known as SCG, The Scientific Consulting Group provides professional consulting services to government and private clients. It offers data collection, analysis and strategic planning services. The company uses various methods and approaches to collect primary and secondary data. It assists clients in designing survey instruments, tracking responses and conducting follow-ups. The Scientific Consulting Group offers a range of publication preparation services, including technical writing, editing, proofreading, production, and layout and graphic design. It employs a staff of scientists and technicians who conduct research and write scientific publications. The company s staff prepares a variety of reports, books, manuscripts, journal articles, monograms and research papers.