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Let’s Keep Working Together While Staying Safe

Dear Favored Colleagues and Associates: Washington Labs assures you that our services will continue while being extremely mindful of the safety and well being of you, our employees, and all of our families during these extraordinary circumstances. Our testing and...

A Jungle Survival Story

BY MIKE VIOLETTE Reproduced with permission of IN Compliance Magazine Original publication December 2013 Long before EMC was his interest and, I daresay, his passion, Dad flew airplanes for a living. It was during an era unto its own. Norm had a load of stories and...

The Ringing Rocket

BY MIKE VIOLETTEGimbals & Gimballing Ships’ compasses are mounted on gimbals, fixtures that allow the needle to stay steady against the pitching and rolling of surging seas. Sailors know that a steady compass helps to steer a true course. In rocketry, the nozzles...

The Big Inch

BY MIKE VIOLETTE Reproduced with permission of IN Compliance Magazine Original publication Feb 2013 The days are lengthening and daffodils are only a month away, but this challenge remembers another winter when thick sheets of sleet enveloped the ground and wipers...

Training the Engineering Brain

BY MIKE VIOLETTE Reproduced with permission of IN Compliance Magazine Original publication Jan 2013 The brain stem contains the hard wiring that commands the heart to beat and the lungs to expand and contract. Laying about in a mess of ganglia at the base of the...