PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 22, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA, will be travelling to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress during the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition (ACIBC) Action Days 2014. This event coincides with Congress debating the cutting of funds for the U.S Navy's aircraft carrier construction and maintenance program. As a supplier of materials testing services to manufacturers of raw materials and component parts used in the construction of aircraft carriers, LTI representatives will be meeting with Pennsylvania's Congressional Delegates to discuss the importance of funding the aircraft carrier program to facilitate business and economic health.
In addition to Laboratory Testing Inc., over 180 suppliers from across the United States will actively participate in explaining to members of Congress the importance of fully funding the program for the well-being of the 2,000 businesses and their employees across the United States that contribute parts and services to the production and maintenance or aircraft carriers, as well as the strength of the economy and our defense program. ACIBC Action Days 2014 will take place on March 26 and 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.
The Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition was established in 2004 to preserve the strength of the aircraft carrier force as a critical part of the nation's defense structure. The organization currently represents about 400 businesses that supply services and components for U. S. Navy aircraft carriers.
ABOUT Laboratory Testing Inc. -- Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA is a family-owned independent materials testing and metrology laboratory in business since 1984. The laboratory offers materials testing and analysis services including mechanical, chemical, metallurgical and corrosion testing, nondestructive testing, root cause failure analysis, as well as calibration services, dimensional inspection, test specimen machining and certified reporting of results. The laboratory specializes in metal and polymer testing, but also analyzes powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites and ceramics. LTI is accredited by PRI/Nadcap in material and nondestructive testing and accredited by A2LA to ANS/ISO/IEC 17025 for mechanical, metallurgical and chemical testing, dimensional inspection and calibration services. LTI Metrology, a division of Laboratory Testing Inc., provides dimensional inspection and NIST-traceable calibration services for measuring hand tools, masters and a wide-range of measuring instruments and equipment. On-site calibration, repairs, new instruments and replacement parts are offered. Information on Laboratory Testing services and accreditations is available at http://www.labtesting.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-784-2882.
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