Established in 1992, Cole Technologies Group (CTG), is fully committed to delivering outstanding special inspection, materials testing, environmental consulting, and specialized compliance engineering services.
In addition to its core capabilities, CTG is a leading forensic investigation firm, working in collaboration with structural engineering firms to analyze and evaluate a broad spectrum of materials-related structural failures. CTG provides materials performance evaluations by destructive and non-destructive methods and diagnoses for causes of materials failure, employing an array of sophisticated specialty testing techniques.
To protect the interests of CTG clients and safeguard the lives of building occupants by providing professional, accurate, and reliable special inspections, materials testing, environmental assessment, and forensic investigation services. To promote construction code compliance and aid in the timely completion of the project lifecycle.
CTG will continue to be an integral contributor to the region’s vibrant construction industry. CTG’s commitment to advancing clients’ interests and protecting the public will exponentially strengthen as the firm cements its place as the region’s top provider of construction quality control and quality assurance services.
Simply put, CTG serves as the on-site eyes and ears of its clients. Performing its duties responsibly—with discipline, transparency, and professionalism—allows CTG to protect their interests, ensure vital construction code and project document compliance, and promote overall quality on projects of which CTG is privileged to be a part.
Precise inspections and materials testing services are crucial elements of executing projects within schedule and budget. CTG’s experienced inspectors are key members of your team at all stages of project execution, ensuring that non-conformances are promptly addressed to prevent cost overruns or activity delays.
CTG proactively and efficiently addresses issues on-site so that scheduled work continues as planned, unforeseen costs are avoided, and construction quality is assured. CTG’s inspectors all have deep expertise in a variety of disciplines, allowing the firm to advise project participants on a broad spectrum of issues and facilitating a smooth onsite workflow.
As an accredited third-party and independent special inspections and materials testing firm, CTG is in the quality assurance and compliance engineering business. It’s a responsibility the firm does not take lightly. CTG ensures that construction projects are built according to all applicable building codes and project documents (PDs), so that clients can rest assured that commitments are fulfilled .
As a minority-owned business, CTG understands that it takes diverse teams with diverse perspectives to achieve excellence. The firm’s multi-disciplined, multi-talented team is its greatest strength, and CTG is proud to be advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the construction industry.
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BEGINNINGSFebruary 15, 1992Cole Technologies Group was established in a small office in Ossining, New York, with two employees; the founder and an administrative assistant.
BREAKTHROUGHFebruary 15, 1994CTG won it’s first major contract, when the NYC Department of Environmental Protection assigned the complete structural evaluations of 15 bridges in the city’s watershed. In 1994, environmental consulting was added to the company’s portfolio of services. Two divisions were..Read More
GROWTHFebruary 15, 1998Further growth in client base and project variety necessitate a move into even larger quarters, and several state-of-the-art labs and testing facilities were installed.
COLLABORATIONFebruary 15, 2001The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center rocked New York City, lead the company to provide environmental consulting, inspections, and assessments on-site at Ground Zero for the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
EVOLUTIONFebruary 15, 2008A global recession hits, but Cole Technologies Group saw it’s clients through and emerged with renewed focus and energy
REINVENTIONFebruary 15, 2010The Company name was changed to Cole Technologies Group (CTG) to better reflect the scope of its expertise and services.
EXPANSIONFebruary 15, 2013A five-year period of remarkable growth culminates, and CTG expands its physical facilities yet again.
RELOCATEFebruary 15, 2015CTG moves to its current location in Pelham, NY.
OUTLOOKFebruary 15, 2020CTG’s stellar reputation results in becoming lead inspections agent on several prominent NYC skyline and infrastructure projects, such as One Vanderbilt Plaza in Manhattan and the Delta LaGuardia Airport reconfiguration in Queens.
With more than 100 highly experienced engineers, scientists, and technical paraprofessionals, as well as more than two-dozen dedicated support staff, CTG takes enormous pride in being responsive to every client need and concern. CTG is aptly represented in leading industry organizations including the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM), American Concrete Institute (ACI), and Concrete Industry Board (CIB). CTG’s experts are often called upon to address industry conferences and professional groups.
ACCREDITATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- IAS International Accreditation Service
- NYC Department of Buildings
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- ISO/IEC 17025 Certification
- NYC DOL Asbestos Handlers License
- CCRL (NIST) Biennial Evaluations
- ISO 9001:2000 QA/QC
- NYC DOL Radioactive Materials License
- NYS DOH Environmental Laboratory License
- USEPA Lead Paint Certification
- New York State MBE
- New York City MBE
- Port Authority of New York and New Jersey MBE
- New York City School Construction Authority MBE
- New Jersey MBE