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Banbury, UK, December 16, 2015 – Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Ltd. (WMT&R), a world leader in materials testing, has received Nadcap accreditation for non-metallic and composites testing at its new state-of-the-art testing facility in Banbury, Oxfordshire. The approval follows a major investment in composites testing personnel and technology at WMT&R’s new UK laboratory.  


With the accreditation, WMT&R is positioned to offer the highest quality composite materials testing services to the aerospace, automotive, and other advanced industries that are increasingly turning to non-metallic materials.  WMT&R has been approved by Nadcap for metallic testing for several years and is a trusted testing partner for leading global manufacturers across all industries.


“We are pleased to gain Nadcap accreditation for composites,” stated Alan Cooper, WMT&R’s managing director in the UK. “This accreditation, along with our other Nadcap approvals, reflects our dedication to being a world leader in materials testing, and maintaining close relationships with our customers in the aerospace and automotive fields.”


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About Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research


Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Inc. (WMT&R) is a world leader in materials testing.  Founded in 1967, WMT&R serves a broad range of industries including aerospace, automotive, medical, and power generation. WMT&R’s testing expertise includes: Mechanical Testing, Composites, Fatigue, Stress/Creep Rupture, Fracture Mechanics, Metallography, Chemical Analysis, Heat Treatment, Thermal Analysis, and Physical Properties Testing.


WMT&R is headquartered 40 miles east of Pittsburgh in Youngstown, PA USA.  Our UK subsidiary, WMT&R Ltd., operates a full-service materials testing facility in Banbury, UK. For more information, please visit

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