We provide testing services to certify product and materials compliance, support quality control, and ensure the health and safety of workers and their environment. We provide assistance for clients who are not sure what tests they need. Our accredited materials characterization laboratory is the foundation of all the services of RJ Lee Group provides, including standardized testing for compliance, industrial hygiene and environmental analyses, quality control, and materials research and development.

We provide credentialed expertise supported built by robust scientific data. We provide significant support to industrial clients for product development, industrial hygiene and overall production support.

RJ Lee Group maintains a visible and respected reputation within the legal community, having offered scientific support in civil litigation matters for nearly 30 years. 

  • Product Liability 
  • Toxic Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Fugitive Emission
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  • Patent Infringement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Subrogation

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From our core business of providing scientific solutions to our clients, we have developed innovative products. Some are produced internally, and some have arisen from partnerships with other research organizations. 

For example, we build lab software solutions to help manage and streamline your labs data, and environmental testing products for a variety of applications. 

  • IntelliSEM is a powerful automated particle analysis system.
  • ParticleID is  a customizable cloud hosted web application used to identify foreign particulate matter and  assist with root cause investigations. 

Other products we create count particles and help keep the air and environment safe.

RJ Lee Group is a materials analysis laboratory and consulting company which serves many different industries. We offer scientific solutions such as industrial forensics services, laboratory and testing services, litigation support, and laboratory software to many industries:

Dr. James Conca, RJ Lee Group Expert, Writes Forbes Editorial Arguing “Fukushima Refugees Are Victims Of Irrational Fear, Not Radiation”

RJ Lee Group News

March 26, 2012

(MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 26, 2012) Dr. James Conca, Director of the Center for Laboratory Science at RJ Lee Group, Inc., and an international expert on the environmental effects of radiation, recently published an editorial in Forbes online entitled “Fukushima’s Refugees Are Victims Of Irrational Fear, Not Radiation.”  Roughly a week after publishing the first piece, Dr. Conca followed up with another Forbes editorial in response to many of the comments left by readers of the original piece.

In Dr. Conca’s initial article, he argues that the Fukushima radiation is relatively inconsequential, and that Japanese cancer rates are not going to increase due to exposure to the radiation.  Dr. Conca argues against the Linear No-Threshold hypothesis (LNT), pointing out that every day humans are exposed to radiation, but we know that our exposure to radiation is not unsafe.  The editorial garnered nearly 6,000 views and 40 comments on the Forbes website.  Dr. Conca followed up with a response to some of the comments on his original piece, focusing on further disagreeing with the merits of the Linear No-Threshold hypothesis and reinforcing his belief that the Fukushima refugees are only victims of fear, not radiation.

Dr. Conca has actively developed and tested laboratory and field technologies for disposal of radioactive waste, mitigation of dirty bomb effects, and remediation of metal contamination in groundwater and soil.  Prior to joining RJ Lee Group, he served as the Senior Scientist for the Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University (NMSU).  Dr. Conca has published extensively in peer-reviewed literature and is co-author of the book The GeoPolitics of Energy: Achieving a Just and Sustainable Energy Distribution by 2040.

The original Forbes piece is available online at and the follow-up is available at

About RJ Lee Group

RJ Lee Group is an industrial forensics laboratory that is recognized as a leader in providing innovative solutions to challenges in materials characterization, forensic engineering, and information management. For 30 years, we have been using our scientific expertise, instrumentation and technology to offer support strategies and provide solutions to our customers. RJ Lee Group is a 300-person company with headquarters located in Monroeville, PA. For more information visit our website at

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