Established in 1988, Paradigm is a material testing laboratory serving clients in New York and Pennsylvania and Oklahoma. Since its inception, Paradigm has excelled in offering thoughtful solutions to address today’s complex environmental concerns. Utilizing a team approach, Paradigm provides architects, engineers, building owners, industrial clients, and contractors with advice, integrated strategy and value added services to confront environmentally related problems.
Paradigm was founded on the principles of quality work with an exceptional level of service. These are the values we continue to live by today. At Paradigm, we take pride in what we do, and we believe no job is complete until you are satisfied with our work. We strive to deliver our promise of quality and service on every job, large or small. We want to be your first choice, every time.
Honesty and Trust
We strive to be open and honest with fellow employees, clients and business partners to foster an environment built on trust.
We will always seek to do the right thing, and be fair and consistent in our policies and actions.
We take 100% responsibility for our commitments and expect to be judged accordingly.
We recognize that being clear in all our communications is a foundation for trust, integrity and accountability.
We seek to ensure a healthy long-term future for the business and its employees by investing in infrastructure and skills development, and by creative development of new business opportunities.
Tolerance and Compassion
We treat each other as we would like to be treated, and respect the diversity of our employees and community.
Exceptional service might take the form of an accelerated turnaround or an immediate response to an on-site emergency. Our reliability in responding to your needs allows you to focus on your other priorities with confidence.
We know that service does not end with quick response. The complex regulatory environment we operate in demands a partnership approach. We work with you to develop and execute the most cost effective solution to your project requirements. We can help you evaluate methods and consider alternative approaches that guarantee you the best value for your dollar.
We are a small business staffed with some of the most experienced people in the industry, and we are here to help. When you have a unique situation, call us. Based on an understanding of you objectives, we can often provide valuable details of laboratory or field activities that give you the insight you need to move forward with confidence.
At Paradigm, we pride ourselves on volunteering our people and financial resources towards making our community a better place to live and work. It is our feeling that our strong social responsibility is an important part of our culture and our staff’s year-round work reflects that.
JAMES A. MAGEE Jr.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
In his role of Chief Executive Officer, James is responsible for finance, business development, marketing and strategic planning. During his 30-year tenure he has gained experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business consulting, mentoring and leadership development. Throughout his career, his entrepreneurial spirit has helped develop several companies into successful organizations and has provided expertise and financial resources for several start-up corporations.
In his role as President, Bruce is responsible for overseeing the operations of the chemistry and asbestos laboratories, for the coaching and mentoring of staff, and for budgeting and planning across all departments. Since joining the company in 1992, Bruce has played a major role in the professional and technical development of Paradigm.
More than 70 of our clients have been with us for over 10 years