Rich has over 20 years of experience in the development of Predictive Maintenance programs and the applications of diagnostic technologies for industrial equipment.
His expertise lies in the applications of Grease Sampling and Analysis, Infrared Thermography, and Lubrication Technologies. He is experienced in the integration of various diagnostic technologies for equipment assessment.
He is an ASNT PdM Level III in Infrared Thermography, and is CLS and OMA certified by STLE. He is also a LLA-I Laboratory Lubricant Analyst by ICML. He was employed as a Maintenance Engineer by Philadelphia Electric Company at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station from 1989-1999.
He later held leadership positions as part of the National Institutes of Health CBM team that was awarded an "Outstanding Precision Maintenance Award" by Uptime Magazine.
He has served as a consultant to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and performed site lubrication and Condition-Based Maintenance audits at numerous plants and industries.
He has submitted patents for a number of tools for lubricant sampling and analysis, and is currently the president of MRG Labs in York, PA. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Millersville University (PA).
He was the Chairman of the International Thermosense committee in 1998, and has published over 40 technical papers and journal articles.
Lisa Williams has been with MRG Labs since 2007 working both in the laboratory and on-site with clients to manage maintenance programs.
She currently serves as MRG’s Vice President of Operations and Sales. Ms. Williams is certified by STLE as a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) and also holds ICML MLA I and LLA II certifications with the International Council of Machinery Lubrication.
Ms. Williams serves as Co-Vice Chair of ASTM D02.96 Committee for In-service Lubricant Testing and Practices. During her time at MRG, Ms. Williams has worked with a small group of engineers to develop three patents and successfully ballot two ASTM standards (ASTM D7918 and ASTM D7718) related to in-service grease sampling and analysis for industrial equipment.
Ms Willliams is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and currently serves on the York College Alumni Board of Directors. In 2013, she was named by the Central Penn Business Journal as one of the region’s top “Forty under 40” business leaders. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Elizabethtown College.