1992: The Beginning
Saul Siegel & Paul Heffernan acquired Westinghouse’s Astro Nuclear Division (ANDI): A division of ANDI provided seismic, vibration, shock and environmental testing services to many Fortune 500 companies.
1996: Expanding Locations
Clark Engineering Service’s mechanical test laboratory is acquired in Buchanan, MI. Clark’s Buchanan facility has diverse testing capabilities including structural, fatigue, load, stress and mechanical durability testing. This acquisition is the origin behind the name Clark Testing.
2003: Company Acquisition
Siegel & Heffernan acquired UEC Labs from US Steel Corporation in Monroeville, PA. The newly acquired lab was named Clark Laboratories, LLC. The Clark Labs’ capabilities includes; Coal/Coke, Fuel, Lubricant, Analytical Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene testing.
2005: New Location
Westinghouse Nuclear Research Center in Jefferson Hills, PA is purchased from the PA Turnpike Commission. This becomes corporate headquarters for the testing services operations. ANDI Test Lab changed its name to Clark Dynamic Test Laboratory, Inc.
Clark relocates coal & coke division to a larger facility in Bluefield, West Virginia. In the fall of 2009 Clark opened 3 satellite labs in West Virginia at Coal Mountain, Keystone & Red Fox as a result of a contract with a major Russian carbon company. During this time an additional location was opened in Dupo, IL.
2011: New Location
Clark opens a new coal & coke test laboratory in Princeton West Virginia in the fall of 2011. This new facility is not only the headquarters for Clark’s coal & coke division, but it also enables Clark to provide its customers with their high standards of testing services in sync within their required turnaround times.
2012: 20 Years Later
20 years later, Clark Testing has evolved into a superior service organization that provides testing, engineering & qualification services to a large majority of Fortune 100 manufacturing companies throughout the United States.