Quality Magazine

Laboratory Testing Inc. Promotes NDT Personnel

March 30, 2009

HATFIELD, PA-Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), a testing and calibration laboratory, has promoted a number of employees to supervisory positions in its nondestructive testing (NDT) department, which is made up of five key service areas: ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, X-ray inspection and hydrostatic pressure testing.

The department’s previous supervisor, Rich Goodwin, has been promoted to nondestructive testing manager, and supervisors have been appointed to each of the five service areas.

Goodwin has been with LTI for 23 years, holding various positions of increasing responsibility in the NDT department. Goodwin’s most recent position was NDT supervisor, which he held for the past 14 years. As NDT manager, Goodwin oversees staffing and all operations in the ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, hydrostatic pressure and X-ray areas of the NDT department.

Steve Walmsley, an 18-year employee and NDT Level 2 in ultrasonic testing, was named ultrasonic testing supervisor.

Rick Stuart has been with LTI for 18 years and was appointed magnetic particle supervisor. Stuart holds NDT Level II certification in magnetic particle, liquid penetrant and visual inspections.

Don Meyers is a 14-year employee and was appointed liquid penetrant supervisor. Meyers is NDT Level II certified in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, X-ray and visual inspections.

Zach Byers has been an employee for 10 years and was appointed hydrostatic supervisor. Byers is NDT Level II certified in liquid penetrant, X-ray and visual inspections.

Kevin Burton joined LTI nine years ago, and was appointed X-ray supervisor. Burton is certified to NDT Level III in X-ray inspection and NDT Level II for visual inspection.