David R. Riley, Ph.D. Welcomed as New Chief Operating Officer of RJ Lee Group

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  • 10:12AM May 21, 2018

Dr. Rich Lee, CEO of RJ Lee Group, is pleased to introduce David R. Riley, Ph.D. as the company’s newly appointed Chief Operating Officer.  Dr. Riley will lead the company’s operational management systems to execute a successful, sustaining, quality-focused operational plan. He has extensive experience in basic and applied science, systems engineering, research and development, […]

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Laboratory Testing Guide 2018 Published

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  • 2:16PM Jan 11, 2018

RJ Lee Group is pleased to announce the release of our Laboratory Testing Guide 2018, which features many of the services, methods, and analyses techniques offered by the company. In addition to the categories included in the past, such as environmental and industrial hygiene services, materials characterization services, criminal forensics services, pharmaceutical services, and others, […]

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RJ Lee Group Partners with Penn State University, Establishes Analytical Services Laboratory in State College Innovation Park

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  • 3:00PM Aug 18, 2017

RJ Lee Group, a leading industrial forensics analytical laboratory headquartered in Pittsburgh, announced the signing of a long-term lease to establish an analytical services laboratory in State College at Innovation Park, along with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Penn State University.   The laboratory will be located in the new 310 Building […]

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RJ Lee Group Attains ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation for Materials Characterization

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  • 4:11PM Nov 11, 2016

RJ Lee Group has obtained the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation for its headquarters in Monroeville, Pa. This ISO specifies the competence requirements to perform tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. Specifications include calibration and testing performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and lab-developed methods. All organizations that perform testing and/or calibrations may apply for the ISO, including […]

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PVC Pipe Failure Results from Improper Installation

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  • 4:11PM Jun 05, 2014

Polyvinylchloride (PVC) is one of the most widely produced plastics in the world and accounts for approximately 70% of new buried water distribution and sanitary sewer pipes being installed in the U.S. and Canada today. With so much more PVC in use today, there are more situations in which pipes can fail. Whether caused by […]

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Failure Analysis Determines Faulty Workmanship to be Cause of Defective Building Materials

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  • 4:00PM May 24, 2013

  Defining the Challenge Upon completion of a high-rise residential structure, cracks and delamination appeared on exterior surfaces of the tower compelling building owners to initiate a lawsuit against the general contractor. The contractor, in turn, blamed faulty materials used by subcontractors. With so many subcontractors involved in this large construction project, it seemed an […]

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Capacitor Testing Provides Data for Possible Patent Infringement

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  • 3:36PM May 15, 2013

RJ Lee Group received several de-mounted multi-layer ceramic SMT capacitors for examination. The devices were involved in a possible patent infringement case dealing with device design and the electrical properties of the insulator material. Three of the devices were selected for a survey by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) analysis. The […]

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Did a Cracked Pipe Cause a Landslide?

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  • 3:12PM May 15, 2013

A landslide that released fly ash materials into a drainage stream causing environmental concern was attributed to a failed municipal water pipe. The section of pipe that was removed had been examined by others and specimens had been cut from it during the previous examinations. Once we were afforded access to these specimens, we performed […]

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