Capabilities

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
  • Personal Injury
  • Patent Infringement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Subrogation

Subject Matter Experts

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:

Penn State STEM Exploration Camp Visits RJ Lee Group

RJ Lee Group News

August 5, 2016

RJ Lee Group was happy to welcome the Penn State STEM Exploration Camp to our facilities with a recent tour. Hosting students from grades 1-12, the camp focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The STEM camp attendees are introduced to various professions that make use of these critical skill sets, such as those in the medical, research, bioengineering, energy, sustainable resources, and manufacturing fields. Stressing real-world experiences, activities include working in teams to complete practical projects and daily trips to local corporations to learn more about how STEM shapes our everyday experiences.

Erin Repine leads the tour through the Chemistry laboratories.*

Debbie Novak, STEM/Youth Programs Coordinator for Penn State University New Kensington, contacted Allison Laneve and Kristy Anderson of RJ Lee Group, believing that the students would be interested in the wide variety of industries and companies we work with each day. Twenty campers and their chaperones were given a 90-minute tour of our laboratory and facilities, including the Criminal Forensics Laboratory, Concrete Services Department, Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene Laboratories, Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Optical Laboratories, and Information Technology department.

Representatives of each group discussed what they do for their clients and the company at large, and how our work impacts the community. The students also invited to take part in some hands-on experiences to give them a better understanding of how STEM is used in our daily tasks.

RJ Lee Group performs many projects that determine why concrete from bridges and roads has failed. Patty Kyslinger of the Concrete Services department demonstrated how the group analyzes concrete samples for air bubbles, using black coloring and white powder to reveal the material’s density.

Patty Kyslinger talks to students about concrete analysis.

She also showed them how concrete is polished, then coated with epoxy dyed with fluorescent coloring to show glowing inclusions under ultraviolet light.

“I really enjoyed the day and our trip to RJ Lee Group, and loved learning all the interesting things about asbestos and concrete,” Anna Novak, a 7th grader in Burrell School District, said after the tour.

Student looks through microscope at RJ Lee Group.

The manager of the Criminal Forensics and Biopharma groups, Ms. Laneve was enthusiastic about the tour. “They were so inquisitive and interested. They asked a lot of questions, and I definitely think we’re going to see some great things out of that group in the years to come.”

STEM occupations are growing at about 17%, while other fields are growing an average of 9.8%, according to the US Labor Department. Advances in technology and globalization make these careers more important than ever in terms of potential income on a personal level, and competitive position and global leadership on a national level.

“We are very thankful to the Westmoreland-Fayette Women in Business (WIB) for awarding us a grant that allowed Penn State the opportunity to provide information and professional experiences for our community’s youth,” said Patricia Hollinger, Director of Continuing Education. “Our hope is that this program and our excellent visit to RJ Lee Group will make a difference and have positive impact when these students are selecting future careers.

Justin Davison explains the role of Information Technology in laboratories.

We would like to thank our other staff members who helped with the tour, including Monica McGrath (TEM Optical), Mike Callaghan (Client Relationship Manager), Erin Repine (Chemistry & IH), and Justin Davison (IT Operations Manager).

For more than thirty years, RJ Lee Group has supported and contributed to STEM education through outreach programs and internships, even partnering with Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Washington to open a location on campus that provides students with working experience in the laboratory. Everyone at RJ Lee Group wishes the students of the Penn State STEM Exploration Camp good luck in their future endeavors, and perhaps we’ll see you working on one of our labs one day!

*All photos provided by Penn State STEM Exploration Camp.

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