CDI Announces Successful Completion of Pipeline Inspection Projects

Infrastructure Subsidiary, L.R. Kimball, Completes Marcellus Shale Inspection

Feb 02, 2012, 07:11 ET from CDI Corp.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp.(NYSE: CDI) today announced that its Infrastructure subsidiary, L.R. Kimball, part of CDI's Global Engineering and Technology Solutions organization, successfully completed its first natural gas pipeline inspection project.  L.R. Kimball provided construction management and construction inspection services to Laser Northeast Gathering Company ("Laser") during the installation of 30 miles of pipeline for natural gas collection in Susquehanna County, PA and Broome County, NY. 

L.R. Kimball's construction inspectors ensured contract compliance and proper documentation.  Going forward, L.R. Kimball will continue to have a chief inspector on site to finalize documentation and ensure quality controls are met now that gas is being transported through the pipeline.  

"CDI has a commitment to serving the natural gas industry," said Bob Giorgio, president of CDI Global Engineering and Technology Solutions.  "Our team at L.R. Kimball has been working with local government, transportation agencies and energy companies throughout the Marcellus Shale region for more than half a century.  We are pleased to be able to leverage our in-depth knowledge of the region and the technical skill sets of CDI's oil and gas industry engineering professionals to help clients like Laser to safely and efficiently tap this clean energy reserve." 

About CDI & L.R. Kimball

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) is an integrated, market-leading engineering and technology services firm providing differentiated, client-focused solutions in select global industries. CDI provides Global Engineering and Technology Solutions and Professional Services Staffing through its global business operations in the Americas and EMEA. The Company also provides staffing services through its franchised Management Recruiters International, Inc. (MRI) operating unit. Learn more at

CDI's  Infrastructure subsidiary, L. R. Kimball (, is among the nation's leading professional service companies offering clients architectural and structural, mechanical and electrical design services, security systems design, civil, environmental and transportation engineering expertise, communications technology solutions and consulting.    

About Laser Northeast Gathering Company

Laser Northeast Gathering Company is a natural gas midstream company with the primary purpose to construct, own and operate natural gas pipelines and related facilities in providing gathering and transportation services to producers of natural gas.Laser's management team has over 150 years of pipeline operating experience in Pennsylvania.  Learn more at