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Q-Lab’s Brad Reis Elected Chair of ASTM Subcommittee for Paints & Coatings

Posted: 3/14/2017

Q-Lab Corporation, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering and corrosion equipment and outdoor exposure testing, is pleased to announce that Mr. Brad Reis has been elected Chairman of the ASTM Subcommittee for promoting D01 – Paints and Coatings.

Brad has worked with ASTM for many years and currently serves as Chairman of ASTM’s subcommittee D01.27, on Accelerated Testing.  He is currently the Chief Technical and Chief Marketing Officer for Q-Lab. 

A member of SAE and AATCC, Reis participates actively in several ISO standards efforts including: TC61 (Plastics), TC35 (Paint and Coatings), TC156 (Corrosion), and TC38 (Textiles).

Throughout his nearly 30 year career, Reis has held various technical leadership roles in marketing, new product development, applications engineering, equipment design, and intellectual property. 

His broad experience stems from working at several leading technology companies, including General Electric, W. L. Gore & Associates, and most recently GrafTech International, before joining the Q-Lab team.  He holds over 30 US patents and has authored many papers in the field of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and thermal management.

Brad graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and cum laude with a master’s degree in technical management, both from the University of Pennsylvania.

Q-Lab’s products and services are extensively used in the paint, plastics, and automotive industries for R&D, quality control, and to test for weathering and corrosion durability. Q-Lab manufactures and sells affordable, easy-to-use and low-maintenance weathering, light stability and corrosion test equipment. Q-Lab is a leader in outdoor exposure testing, and offers expert accelerated lab testing on a contract basis in both Europe and the United States.

Discover more information on Q-Lab’s industry-leading accelerated weathering and corrosion testers and contract testing services by contacting, or visit

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