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Laboratory Testing Inc. Completes 12,000 Sq. Ft. Expansion

Laboratory Testing Inc. recently completed construction of a 12,000 sq. ft. building addition and 65-space parking lot to support steady sales growth and plans to add new materials testing and calibration services at the testing laboratory.

Hatfield, PA, March 06, 2008 --( Construction of a 12,000 sq. ft. building addition and 65-space parking lot was completed this week at Laboratory Testing Inc. in Hatfield, PA. Steady sales growth and plans to add new materials testing and calibration services prompted the decision to enlarge the facility.

The testing laboratory purchased the original 45,000 sq. ft. building in 1999 and added a 2-story 9,000 sq. ft. addition before moving into the Hatfield facility in early 2000. “We were excited about all of the new space when we first moved to Hatfield eight years ago. We never expected to outgrow the building as quickly as we did”, said Mike McVaugh, president of Laboratory Testing Inc. “We’ve added employees and equipment, and have run into a shortage of space to conveniently store orders that are in the work queue”, he added.

This new addition will be home to the company’s Calibration Lab and will double the size of the Machine Shop. Most of the area previously used for calibration services will be turned over to Nondestructive Testing, and a small section will enlarge the Shipping/Receiving Department. This additional space will make room for new equipment and more storage space to handle large materials and the growing number of orders more efficiently.

About Laboratory Testing Inc. - Laboratory Testing Inc. of Hatfield, PA specializes in materials testing, nondestructive testing, specimen machining, failure analysis and calibration services. The laboratory is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by PRI/Nadcap and A2LA, which complies with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Mechanical, chemical, metallurgical and nondestructive testing services are performed on metals, alloys and other materials. Chemical analysis is offered for a variety of materials including metals, powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites, ceramics, aerospace materials and nuclear materials. Test specimens are machined on-site and material investigations are conducted to determine the root cause of material failures. The calibration lab, LTI Metrology, provides dimensional, pressure, force, torque, mass and vacuum calibration services traceable to NIST. Field calibration service is offered for surface plates, hardness testers, optical comparators, balances, hand tools and testing machines. LTI provides new instruments and replacement parts as a representative for manufacturers such as Mitutoyo, Starrett, Boston Centerless, Glastonbury Southern Gage and Vermont Gage. Information on Laboratory Testing services and accreditations is available at, or 800-784-2882.

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