The Experts in U.S. & International Comprehensive Mechanical Testing

When your product or device is ready for testing, it is essential that you have the confidence in a testing partner who will help you realize timely and effectual market success.

At Empirical Testing Corp., we have proven successes throughout the world in our standard and custom protocols for feasibility, product development, release testing, safety batch analysis, and batch/lot quality testing.

Since 1998, Empirical has helped clients get their medical devices to market. Empirical began as Empirical Testing Corp. in Cleveland in 1998 as a single company with one employee testing medical devices. In 2004, the Lissys relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado. At the time, 10,000 square feet and four employees handled the workload at Empirical. Today, that space has almost tripled, and more than 20 people now work for Empirical. We offer a full range of mechanical testing, consulting and other services that clients need to turn their brilliant ideas into medical breakthroughs.

To partner with our clients across a wide range of testing solutions and help them get to the right solution for their needs. We want to provide guidance, perspective, and our experience to enable them to make the best products to improve people’s lives.

To be THE standard for mechanical testing.

To provide comprehensive testing solutions for client projects from start to finish for a faster to-market pathway.

Trusted Reputation

With over 20 years in the mechanical testing industry, our team of experts work with top global companies who expect exceptional service and results.

Comprehensive, Proven Solution

Our combined services & expertise create efficiency & cohesive project knowledge from start to finish. We provide accurate quoting and guidance to complete the necessary services for your project.


We are an extension of your team providing expert guidance & timely execution. Your success is our success.

Global Services

Clients around the world turn to Empirical for guidance and support in prototyping, testing, and consulting.

The Experts in U.S. & International Comprehensive Mechanical Testing

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~ JG

… the auditor was very impressed with our quality management system. He used the words “beautiful” and “robust” several times when commenting on our system. He found no major problems or “nonconformities”.

~ CJ

Thank you for getting this testing done so quickly for us and for continuing to make this a priority for us. We really appreciate your attention to this project.

~ PM

I’m so happy to be working with ETC on our projects. Your team is highly professional and they communicate so well.

~ PW

We received clearance yesterday on our device thanks in large part to your efforts on this project. Thank you very much for the hard work and attention to detail!