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Press Releases from Laboratory Testing Inc. (55 total)

Third-Generation Family Member Becomes President of Laboratory Testing Inc.

After 25 years as president of Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Michael J. McVaugh is retiring from the position and turning over the title to his son, Brandon McVaugh. Mike will remain CEO of the family-run business that was started by his father, Robert (Bob) W. McVaugh, Sr. Mike McVaugh began working with his father back in 1982, when Bob co-owned the NDT division of Carson Helicopter. After buying his partner’s share

Laboratory Testing Inc. Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Z2 Low Stress Grinding …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has expanded its scope of Nadcap accreditation with the addition of Z2 Low Stress Grinding and Polishing for fatigue specimen preparation. LTI’s fracture mechanics lab performs High-Cycle Fatigue, Low-Cycle Fatigue, Fatigue Crack Growth and Fracture Toughness Testing services. The in-house machine shop prepares specimens required for these tests and other mechanical testing services. LTI’s Nadcap scope of accreditation in Materials Testing is extensive, covering a wide-range of

General Manager Hired to Oversee TACTIC Division of Laboratory Testing Inc.

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has hired a General Manager to oversee its new ultrasonic testing (UT) equipment division, TAC Technical Instrument Corporation (TACTIC), in Trenton, New Jersey. The position was filled by Michael Coulton, who brings over 30 years of high-level leadership experience to the company. As General Manager of TACTIC, Coulton will have responsibility for developing and implementing operational business plans and strategic long-range plans, including organizational design and

Key Account Manager Joins the Sales Team at Laboratory Testing Inc.

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) welcomes a new Key Account Manager, Rich Emery of Blue Bell, PA, to the sales and service team. LTI is an independent metal testing and metrology laboratory specializing in commercial material testing, nondestructive testing, specimen machining, dimensional inspection and calibration services. As a Key Account Manager, Emery will assist with project management, prepare price estimates, cross-sell services and provide ongoing support for assigned accounts in a

Laboratory Testing Inc. Acquires Ultrasonic Testing Equipment Manufacturer, TAC …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA has purchased TAC Technical Instrument Corp. (TACTIC) of Trenton, New Jersey. TACTIC has been in the ultrasonic inspection business since 1962, developing and selling a product line of immersion ultrasonic inspection systems and accessories, providing parts, repairs and training and performing independent ultrasonic testing (UT) services. The majority of TACTIC’s standard products are designed to inspect cylindrical materials, such as tube, pipe, bar

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires Key Account Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has expanded its sales and customer service team by hiring Kevin Danielsen as a Key Account Manager. LTI is an accredited, independent testing laboratory that offers material testing, nondestructive testing, specimen machining, failure analysis and metrology services to businesses in a wide variety of industries. LTI Key Account Managers provide sales and customer service support to customers of the Lab. In his new position, Danielsen will

Laboratory Testing Inc. Destructive Testing Manager Elected ASTM Committee Vice …

Lee Dilks, Destructive Testing Manager of Chemistry and Metallography at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), was elected Vice Chairman of ASTM Committee E01 on Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores and Related Materials. He also serves as Vice Chairman of ASTM Executive Subcommittee E01.90 and as Chairman of Subcommittee E01.91 on Long Range Planning. ASTM is an international organization that develops and publishes technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems,

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires a Senior Fracture Mechanics Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has announced that Dr. Matthew A. Adler of Hatfield, PA has joined the company as Senior Fracture Mechanics Manager. In this role, he oversees LTI’s Fracture Mechanics Lab and Fracture Technology Associates (FTA) including FTA fracture mechanics test systems and software. The Lab predominantly performs Fatigue Crack Growth Testing and Fracture Toughness Testing to ASTM and other recognized test specifications. The FTA Software includes two primary

Laboratory Testing Inc. Announces Promotion to New Business Development Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA has promoted Chris Mecleary of Macungie, PA to New Business Development Manager. In this position, he is responsible for establishing and developing relationships with new and existing material testing, nondestructive testing and calibration customers. Mecleary was hired as an Inside Sales Representative in October 2014, and had actively managed many of LTI’s larger account relationships for the past three years. He also worked

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires an Inside Sales Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has hired John Stango of Lansdale, PA as the Inside Sales Manager, a new position for the company. He will supervise the inside sales team, which includes Account Managers, Customer Service Representatives and a Sales Engineer. These employees assist customers by providing information about LTI’s material testing, calibration and specimen machining services, preparing quotes and coordinating orders that are performed throughout the Laboratory. As manager, John

Laboratory Testing Inc. Acquires Fracture Technology Associates

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) is happy to announce the acquisition of Fracture Technology Associates (FTA) of Bethlehem, PA. Both FTA and LTI have been in the materials testing business for over thirty years. FTA is a commercial, independent testing laboratory that has provided Fracture Mechanics Testing Services and tailored software systems to a wide variety of commercial, government and university labs. Laboratory Testing is an independent, full-service Materials Testing, Non-destructive

Laboratory Testing Inc. OMTEC Exhibit Will Feature Medical Device Testing Servic …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be exhibiting nondestructive and destructive testing services for the medical industry at the Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC). LTI is a 33-year-old material testing lab that specializes in the testing of metals. Passivation Testing and Corrosion Testing for the medical device market will be featured by LTI, along with third-party raw material testing, including mechanical testing, chemistry, hardness testing, alpha case, and

Laboratory Testing Inc. Will Exhibit at the Rapid + TCT 3D Printing and Additive …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) is on the exhibitor list for Rapid + TCT in Booth #2343. The exposition is scheduled for May 9 -11, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rapid + TCT will focus on 3D Printing, 3D Scanning and Additive Manufacturing. As a full-service Materials Testing Laboratory, LTI meets the needs of companies in this rapidly advancing industry with mechanical testing, fracture mechanics, chemistry, metallography, non-destructive testing, dimensional inspection and

Non Destructive Testing Article from Laboratory Testing Inc. was Published by Qu …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) had a Non Destructive Testing article for the medical industry published in the April 2017 issue of Quality Magazine. The article, titled “Nondestructive Testing of Implanted Medical Device Materials”, covers a very relevant topic due to pain and other problems that patients could experience if an implanted medical device fails while in use. Additionally, not taking proper precautions can result in serious consequences for the device

Laboratory Testing Inc. Will Show Aerospace Materials Testing Services at AeroMa …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) is scheduled to exhibit in Booth #613 at the 28th AeroMat Conference and Exposition from April 10-12, 2017. As a leading provider of Aerospace Materials Testing services in the USA, LTI will be showcasing a full array of capabilities, including: • Microscopic and Macroscopic Examination • Fracture Mechanics • Mechanical Properties Testing • Chemical Analysis • Corrosion Testing • Specimen Machining • Non-Destructive Testing • CMM / Dimensional Inspection Laboratory Testing is accredited by NADCAP and A2LA, and certified to ISO/IEC 17025. The

Laboratory Testing Inc. Will Exhibit at the Corrosion 2017 Expo in New Orleans

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will have an exhibitor’s booth at the NACE Corrosion 2017 Expo on March 26 - 30, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. LTI has been in business since 1984 and is a leading USA test lab specializing in corrosion testing and analysis, material testing and non-destructive testing. The Lab has been exhibiting at the Corrosion Expos since 2004 and will once again have technical experts on hand,

Third-Generation Family Member Named Director of Operations at Laboratory Testin …

Brandon McVaugh has been named to the newly created position, Director of Operations, at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI). This executive-level position will oversee the company’s three main lines of business: Destructive Testing, Non-Destructive Testing and Metrology. In his new role, McVaugh will be responsible for managing the test and inspection operations of these departments in order to achieve LTI’s short-term and long-term performance goals for profitability, productivity, quality and safety.

Laboratory Testing Inc. Engineer Promoted to Project Manager

Dan Giordano has been promoted to Project Manager at Laboratory Testing Inc. to oversee the implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) System. Dan will be responsible for the day-to-day management of this project and the various project teams. According to Mike McVaugh, CEO and President of LTI, “Not only will he oversee the activities of the core and extended project teams at LTI, but he will also act as

Laboratory Testing Inc. Promotes Technical Professional to Metrology Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. congratulates Rick Gaynor of North Wales, PA on his promotion to Metrology Manager. He will direct the operations of the company’s department called LTI Metrology, which specializes in NIST traceable and A2LA accredited Instrument Calibration and Dimensional Inspection Services. Rick brings over 25 years of relevant experience in laboratory testing, electro-mechanical engineering and applications engineering to his new role, including 13 years as general manager of a

Laboratory Testing Inc. Will Feature Material Testing Services at Power-Gen Inte …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) is scheduled to exhibit at Power-Gen International with a display of material testing services, including chemical analysis, mechanical testing, fracture mechanics, nondestructive testing and many other services. Testing provides important information for choosing materials, evaluating heat treatments and analyzing parts that fail or are in need of repair at power plants. The Lab offers all the testing required for upgrading existing power generation sites and utilizing

Laboratory Testing Inc. to Showcase Materials Testing, Fastener Testing and More …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), an independent metal testing laboratory, will again be showcasing its broad range of fastener testing, dimensional inspection and failure analysis capabilities at the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE). The lab offers extensive testing services for all types of fasteners, including metallurgical, mechanical, nondestructive and salt spray testing, chemistry, dimensional inspection and more. Visit LTI in Booth #936 at the Sands Expo and Convention

Laboratory Testing Inc. Participates in Third Feed My Starving Children Event

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA, participated in the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) Corporate Challenge MobilePack Event at Delaware Valley University on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The material testing and calibration lab sent four teams of volunteers to hand package nutritious MannaPack meals specifically designed to reverse malnourishment in starving children around the world. Volunteers from many local companies and organizations joined Laboratory Testing during the event to

Laboratory Testing Inc. Expands On-Site Electrical and Pressure Calibration Serv …

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) continues to expand the portfolio of calibration services offered through its LTI Metrology division. The most recent additions include a wide range of electronic and pressure measuring instruments and equipment that can be calibrated in LTI’s calibration laboratory and/or on-site at customer facilities. On-site calibration is a growing business for LTI, as evidenced by the list of instruments recently added to the Lab’s calibration capabilities performed in

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at Titanium 2016 in Booth #712

HATFIELD, PA, September 13, 2016 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), a metals testing and calibration company, will be exhibiting in booth #712 at the Titanium USA 2016 trade show in Scottsdale, Arizona. LTI performs a wide range of chemistry, metallography, mechanical testing and nondestructive testing services that are performed on all types of ferrous and nonferrous metals, alloys, composites and powdered metals. The Lab will highlight its titanium testing services

Laboratory Testing Inc. Obtains GE S-400 Crack Propagation Measurement Approval

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA has received an updated special process certification, GT193, from GE Transportation Aviation. LTI is now certified for S-400 code AIXE, granting LTI the approval to perform Crack Propagation Measurement, also known as Fatigue Crack Growth Testing, for GE Transportation Aviation. The Laboratory is a leading provider of metal testing and material analysis services, key components of aerospace testing. LTI’s performance in round robin and

Laboratory Testing Inc. Radiographic Inspection Article in Quality Magazine

HATFIELD, PA, June 16, 2016 – An article entitled “Inspecting Plastics and Electronics with Conventional X-ray” by Jason Tucker, X-ray Supervisor at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), was published in the June 2016 issue of Quality Magazine. The article explains that industrial radiography is no longer primarily a metal inspection process. There is a growing demand for Radiographic or X-ray Inspection from manufacturers and buyers who have “new” materials and products

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016

HATFIELD, PA, June 7, 2016 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) participates in many leading industry trade shows and events each year. July 11 - 17, 2016, the Lab will be a first-time exhibitor at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA16) held at the Farnborough Aerodrome in north east Hampshire, England. LTI will be showcasing its full line of destructive and non-destructive metal testing services, as well as failure analysis and specimen

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at Rapid 3D 2016 in Booth #133

HATFIELD, PA, May 5, 2016 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be exhibiting at the Rapid 3D Technology event 2016 in Booth #133 on May 17th through 19th in Orlando, Florida. LTI is excited to be a part of Rapid for the first time this year and will be showcasing a full-line of Materials Testing, Non destructive Testing and Specimen Machining capabilities for Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing. “We are

Laboratory Testing Inc.’s President Honored with SmartCEO’s Family Business …

HATFIELD, PA, April 4, 2016 – Mike McVaugh, president and CEO of Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), has been named a 2016 Family Business Awards honoree by Philadelphia SmartCEO. McVaugh was chosen from a distinguished group of talented individuals who hold a top leadership role in their family-owned and operated companies. Honorees were chosen after submitting information on various business issues, including strategy, vision, growth and competition, as well as topics

Laboratory Testing Inc. Scheduled to Exhibit at Design-2-Part Show

HATFIELD, PA, March 31, 2016 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be exhibiting at Design-2-Part 2016 in Booth #240 on April 13th and 14th. This year’s show is being held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. LTI offers a wide-range of materials testing and non-destructive testing (NDT) services to evaluate raw materials, component parts and finished products. The Lab also has a full-service calibration division and offers on-site

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires Veteran Metallurgist as Mechanical Testing Manager

HATFIELD, PA, March 23, 2016 – Bill Stockdale of Schwenksville, PA has joined Laboratory Testing Inc. as Mechanical Testing Manager. He brings a wealth of experience in Metallurgy to his new position. Stockdale was most recently employed by Superior Tube Company for over 30 years, holding positions from Plant Metallurgist to Director of Metallurgy. During this time with the company, his responsibilities included new product and process development for critical

Laboratory Testing Inc. Appoints Machine Shop Manager

Brad McVaugh of Hatfield, PA was promoted to Machine Shop Manager at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI). The Machine Shop prepares all test specimens required for destructive testing, including corrosion and mechanical testing. The machinists also rough cut and grind metallography specimens, prepare chips for ICP analysis and perform electrical discharge machining (EDM). In addition to the new responsibilities of managing all Machine Shop operations, McVaugh will retain two previous positions he

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at NACE Corrosion 2016 in Booth #942

HATFIELD, PA, February 23, 2016 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) is returning again this year to the NACE Corrosion Expo as an exhibitor in Booth #942. LTI has been exhibiting at NACE for more than 10 years, presenting their expertise in the metal testing industry. Included in the Lab’s portfolio of services is a full array of corrosion testing and analysis focused on helping clients prevent corrosion, evaluate protective treatments

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires Seasoned Manager for Calibration and Dimensional I …

HATFIELD, PA, June 3, 2015 – Ken Horvath has joined Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) as Metrology Manager. He recently relocated to the Philadelphia, PA area from Los Angeles, CA to accept this new position. Laboratory Testing Inc. is an accredited, independent materials testing, nondestructive testing and calibration laboratory in business for over thirty years. LTI provides services to customers throughout the USA and a number of other countries from a

Laboratory Testing Inc. Expands and Renews Nadcap Accreditation for Materials Te …

HATFIELD, PA, May 1, 2015 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has renewed and significantly expanded the scope of its Nadcap accreditation in Materials Testing for the aerospace industry. The Lab has achieved accreditation for broader mechanical testing specimen preparation, metallurgical evaluation of welds, microstructure examination and elemental analysis. In addition, compression testing, high cycle fatigue, creep testing, crack propagation/crack growth testing, evaluation of welds for GE Aviation and Pratt &

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick Visits Laboratory Testing Inc.

HATFIELD, PA, April 23, 2015 – Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick visited Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) on Monday, April 20, 2015 to see firsthand how the company supports the production of aircraft carriers and to learn about materials testing and calibration services. He took the opportunity to tour the facilities and meet with the company owners and employees. Laboratory Testing Inc. is a member of the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition (ACIBC)

Laboratory Testing Inc. Scheduled to Exhibit at Mid-Atlantic Design-2-Part

HATFIELD, PA, April 8, 2015 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be exhibiting at the Design-2-Part Show (D2P) on April 22-23, 2015 in Phoenixville, PA. LTI is one of the largest independent materials testing and calibration laboratories in the USA with over thirty years in the business. LTI has been exhibiting at D2P since 1996 and will once again be presenting a wide array of service capabilities, as well as

Laboratory Testing Inc. Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit

HATFIELD, PA, December 5, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA (USA) has been re-approved as a supplier of Calibration, Nondestructive Testing and Material Testing Services, including mechanical, chemical and accelerated corrosion testing, for members of the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) after successfully completing a member audit. LTI has been in business since 1984 and was first approved to provide services to NUPIC members shortly after the

Laboratory Testing Inc. Receives Gulfstream Aerospace Approval

HATFIELD, PA, November 26, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA has been approved by Gulfstream Aerospace as a supplier of material testing services. The approval was granted on November 20, 2014 following a complete facilities survey and examination of the Quality Control/Assurance system, and will be valid for three years. The certificate of approval lists a wide-range of material testing services that Laboratory Testing will perform per

Laboratory Testing Inc. is a Scheduled Power-Gen International Exhibitor

HATFIELD, PA, November 14, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), will once again be displaying its lab testing, inspection and calibration services at the Power-Gen International Expo. LTI, in business for thirty years, is based in Hatfield, PA and has been attending Power-Gen for over ten years. Laboratory Testing provides the full array of chemical, corrosion, mechanical, metallurgical and nondestructive testing, failure analysis and calibration services with certified reports to

Laboratory Testing Inc. Welcomes New Outside Sales Representative

HATFIELD, PA, November 5, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), an accredited materials testing and calibration lab, announces the hiring of Eric Baum of Towaco, NJ as Outside Sales Representative. With over ten years of business development experience in industries serviced by Laboratory Testing, Eric will be an asset to the company’s sales team. In his position, he will be responsible for creating new business opportunities and growing LTI’s customer

Laboratory Testing Inc. to Spotlight Material Testing And Calibration at Fabtech …

HATFIELD, PA, November 3, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be exhibiting at the Fabtech Expo on November 11-13, 2014. The Hatfield, PA company is a leader in material testing, nondestructive testing (NDT) and calibration services and has been an exhibitor at Fabtech since 2006. LTI will present its wide array of expert capabilities in Booth C1107. The show is set to take place at the Georgia World Congress

Laboratory Testing Inc. Participated in “Feed My Starving Children” Event

HATFIELD, PA, October 31, 2014 – Employees of Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), an accredited materials testing and calibration company, pulled together to help fight children’s hunger. On October 25, 2014, LTI participated in the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) Mobile Pack Event held at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA. The company, along with the support of generous community members and other businesses, helped pack 272,160 meals that will be

New Inside Sales Employee Joins Laboratory Testing Inc.

HATFIELD, PA, October 29, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), an accredited materials testing and calibration lab, welcomes Chris Mecleary of Conshohocken, PA as the most recent member of the Inside Sales Team. This team was developed in 2014 within the Customer Service/Sales Department at LTI. The Inside Sales staff supports outside sales in developing new customer relationships with an emphasis on optimal care to ensure complete satisfaction. Mecleary is

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires Experienced Inside Sales Employee

HATFIELD, PA, October 20, 2014 – Thirty-year-old materials testing and calibration lab, Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), announces the hiring of Glen Hicks of Garnet Valley, PA as a new member of the Inside Sales team. The Inside Sales positions were added to the Customer Service/Sales Department at Laboratory Testing Inc. in 2014 to support the outside sales function and ensure a high level of care and responsiveness to new customers.

Laboratory Testing Inc. Magnetic Particle Inspection Article Featured In Quality …

HATFIELD, PA, October 17, 2014 - A new article by Laboratory Testing Inc.’s NDT Manager, Rich Goodwin, is spotlighted in the October 2014 issue of Quality Magazine. This article, titled “Choose the Most Reliable MPI Method for Your Business”, provides readers with information about three different Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) methods and compares the level of detail in their test results when performed on the same test piece. Magnetic Particle Inspection

Laboratory Testing Inc. Featuring Fastener Testing at National Industrial Fasten …

HATFIELD, PA, October 15, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be featuring its fastener testing capabilities, as well as other material testing, nondestructive testing, dimensional inspection and calibration services in Booth #623 at the 2014 National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo. The Expo will be open to visitors on October 23 and 24, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Laboratory Testing is

Laboratory Testing Inc. Chosen to Host NCSL International Meeting

HATFIELD, PA, October 10, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) will be hosting a National Conference of Standards Laboratories International (NCSLI) Philadelphia Section meeting on Thursday, October 23. The meeting will focus on risk assessment, measurement uncertainty for pressure and metrology updates from NIST. Meeting arrangements are being organized jointly by the calibration and metrology staff at Laboratory Testing Inc., Marcus McNeely, NCSLI Regional Coordinator and Phil Smith of A2LA.

Moisture Analysis for Welding Flux & Inorganic Samples Offered by Laboratory Tes …

HATFIELD, PA, August 22, 2014 – Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has added Moisture Analysis to the extensive list of materials testing services offered by the laboratory. The test is performed on a fully computerized Leco RC612 analyzer that reveals the percentage of moisture in a wide variety of inorganic materials, including welding flux, ores, ferroalloys and chemical samples. Moisture Analysis is A2LA accredited to ISO 17025 and the test procedures

Laboratory Testing Inc. Receives Philadelphia 100 Honorable Mention

HATFIELD, PA, November 10, 2011 - Laboratory Testing Inc. was awarded an Honorable Mention by the Philadelphia 100, an annual project conducted by the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Business Journal and Wharton Small Business Development Center since 1988. Each year, the merit-based program recognizes the fastest growing, privately-held companies in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Laboratory Testing Inc. is a family-owned materials testing and metrology laboratory in business since

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