Congressman Jason Altmire to Lead Ribbon Cutting at Gateway Analytical

New Gibsonia, Pa. Laboratory Celebrates Grand Opening With Community Leaders, Facility Tours and More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gateway Analytical, an analytical contract laboratory and consulting company, will hold a grand opening celebration on Tues., February 1 at 4156 Kenneth Drive, Gibsonia. The public event kicks off at 10 a.m., with a special appearance and ribbon cutting led by Congressman Jason Altmire, as well as other regional dignitaries and local community leaders.

Gateway Analytical's grand opening will include a ceremonial ribbon cutting; guided tours of the 3,000-square-foot facility; complimentary refreshments and hors d'oeuvres; and brief remarks from industry experts and community leaders such as Dr. Frederick W. Fochtman, Director of Duquesne

University's Forensic Science and Law Master's Program (1:00 p.m.); Dr. Todd M. Osman, Executive Director of the Materials Research Society (2:00 p.m.) and Robert Holley, Pharmaceutical/Vaccine Industry Expert (3:00 p.m.).

"As a company that provides expert laboratory testing and analyses for clients nationwide, Gateway Analytical recognizes the importance of being a part of the fabric of the communities where we do business, which is why we're thrilled to have local leaders and experts join us for our grand opening celebration," said David Exline, Senior Vice President of Gateway Analytical. "We look forward to creating lasting partnerships in Gibsonia, collaborating with area school districts such as Pine-Richland to help educate and inspire future science leaders of America."

Officially opening for business in October 2010, Gateway Analytical works with pharmaceutical companies, crime labs and manufacturing companies to provide quality-focused services that include: pharmaceutical forensic support to determine sources of failure or contamination in drug products, trace evidence examination for cold cases, insurance investigation support for vehicle accidents, and industrial forensic support to determine the root cause of problems. The company also specializes in innovative analytical techniques like chemical imaging that enable the identification and enhancement of contrast between chemically different materials.

For more information and to register for the event, visit

Suzanne Cibotti
Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist
Tel: 412.241.7335, ext. 291

Based in Gibsonia, Pa., Gateway Analytical, LLC partners with companies in need of high-quality laboratory analysis that do not have the time, resources or capabilities for specialized, comprehensive testing. Through conventional and innovative testing methods, the company provides expert laboratory services and analytical solutions for the pharmaceutical, forensic and materials science industries. Gateway Analytical is a subsidiary of ChemImage Corporation, a leader in chemical imaging technology and instrumentation.

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