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Our meeting host this month is Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) in Northbrook. We will have the opportunity to tour WJE’s new Janney Technical Center (JTC). Named after WJE's late founder Jack Janney, who always stressed the value of testing to solve problems, this 70,000-square-foot state-of-the-art testing and applied research facility includes a full array of chemistry, petrography, metallurgy, concrete and mortar, corrosion, and structural testing laboratories as well as environmental exposure chambers. The JTC provides consulting and testing to determine root causes of problems, understand failure mechanisms, evaluate performance, characterize materials, generate engineering properties, assess service life, and determine specification compliance to meet the needs of various types of clients. WJE is a global firm of engineers, architects, and materials scientists committed to helping clients solve, repair, and avoid problems in the built world.