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A Forensic Architect Can Help Determine Liability after an Incident

In the aftermath of a devastating fire that engulfed an apartment building, everyone seemed to have already made up their minds about who was to blame: the insulation subcontractor. Lawyers for the other parties in the claims and counterclaims argued that the insulation was installed incorrectly, with the paper side installed upside down, if in […]

EARTHWORK: A Closer Look at the Fascinating World of Geotechnical Engineering

I had the pleasure of meeting up with our team of employees and inspecting the safety program recently at the Ford BOSK Battery Plant, an endeavor of SK’s battery technology and the Ford and Lincoln brand vehicles that CTL Engineering Inc. and Vector Engineers, Inc. (a subsidiary of CTL Engineering) is proud to partner on.

CTL wishes four long-time employees a happy retirement

It’s not often that engineers are compared to Indiana Jones. But that’s just how Marc Montgomery remembered his first meeting with Dave Breitfeller. “Dave would come swooping in from the field with samples from a job… A swashbuckler returning from a great adventure! I’m sure it was much more mundane than that, but what does […]

A Letter From CK Satyapriya: Spring 2023

A letter from our President CK Satyapriya for Spring 2023.  Each quarter the President & CEO of CTL Engineering addresses our clients and employee-owners. Dear Client and Employee-owner: In this newsletter, we present a blog on one of our services – Forensic engineering, specifically, materials failure. By providing this service, we continue to learn. As […]

People on the Move

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan   Newly Promoted Colby Karel: Controller Colby has quickly become a valuable member of our team, a great team player, and is excited to start his fourth year with CTL. Colby takes pride in his profession by demonstrating […]


Accolades: We do some pretty good things!  We like to recognize our employee-owners.  Check out all of our accolades and wow points! WOW Points: Department Managers and Branch Managers give WOW points to employees who they feel deserves extra recognition. These employees go above and beyond their call of duty to provide excellent service to […]


At CTL Engineering we are always growing and continuously looking for new talent! Check out all of our new hires for Spring 2023.       Cleveland, Ohio       Alan Slavic – Engineering Technician Columbus, Ohio      Elinor Paskins – Receptionist      Eric Hannon – Engineering Technician      Jordan Lambert – […]

Non-destructive vs. destructive testing in construction

CTL uses non-destructive testing. Making the decision between non-destructive vs destructive testing doesn't have to be difficult.

For most people, it won’t come as a surprise that destructive testing is almost always more reliable, while non-destructive testing is nearly always more desirable. Of course, no one wants to create holes or otherwise destroy parts of a structure during testing, but sometimes it is necessary to get reliable and complete answers. So what’s […]

A Letter From CK Satyapriya: Winter 2023

A letter from our President CK Satyapriya for Winter 2023.  Each quarter the President & CEO of CTL Engineering addresses our clients and employee-owners. Dear Client and Employee-owner: “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” –William Arthur Ward. I want to thank our clients […]

David Rowland: CTL’s 2022 Employee of the Year

Each year we want to recognize the extraordinary performance of an individual for their efforts as the Employee of the Year.  Any employee can nominate any other employee in the areas of dedication, leadership, and customer focus. CTL’s 2022 Employee of the Year exudes all of these attributes – David Rowland. Dave was hired in […]