Element has successfully completed a number of high quality acquisitions since 2011.

These acquisitions have significantly extended Element's technical capability, operational capacity and geographic footprint as part of our ongoing strategy to satisfy our client's future testing requirements and also in support of our mission to become the world's most trusted testing partner.

The acquisitions we have made to date are:

 

June 29, 2017

Exova Group plc

Element acquired Exova Group plc, one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, on the 29th June 2017.

April 4, 2017

Medical Device Testing Services (MDTS)

Element entered into an asset purchase agreement with Medical Device Testing Services (MDT), of Minnetonka, MN, USA, a specialist provider in Mechanical Testing and Materials Characterization for the medical device sector, on April 4th 2017.

April 3, 2017

TÜV SÜD Melbourne, Florida, USA

Element entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of TÜV SÜD Melbourne, FL, USA, a laboratory that specializes in EMI testing for Commercial, Aerospace and Defense applications, on April 3rd 2017.

March 9, 2017

Durkee Testing Laboratories 

Element acquired the assets of Durkee Testing Laboratories of Paramount, California, USA, a long-established provider of metallurgical investigation, mechanical testing and chemical analysis services.

february 27, 2017

MTEC Mechanical Testing Services

Element acquired the assets of MTEC Mechanical Testing Services, an independent metallurgical testing laboratory in Houston, Texas, USA. 

January 16, 2017

TEAMS S.L. Acquisition

Element acquired TEAMS (Testing and Engineering of Aeronautical Materials and Structures ) S.L. in Seville, Spain, a Nadcap accredited, specialist provider of destructive and nondestructive materials and component testing services and Tier 1 supplier to Airbus.

November 1, 2016

DNV GL's German Material Testing Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquired DNV GL's German materials testing laboratories in Hamburg, Muelheim a.d.R., Herne and Stuffgart/Esslingen, employing over seventy engineers specialized in materials testing, metallurgy and failure analysis.

July 1, 2016

Northwest EMC Acquisition

Element acquired Northwest EMC, a US Product Qualification Testing company with EMC laboratories in Oregon, California, Washington, Minnesota and Texas, providing testing services including EMC/EMI, radio devices (wireless), medical device, DO-160, MIL-STD and automotive electronics.

October 22, 2015

Cascade TEK Acquisition

Element acquires Cascade TEK, a Product Qualification Testing business with laboratories in Colorado, USA and Oregon, USA, providing service to the Global Aerospace sector.

May 7, 2015

TRaC Global Acquisition

Element completes the acquisition of Product Qualification Testing company TRaC Global Ltd, UK a leading provider of testing services to the Aerospace, Defense, Medical Device and Telecommunications sectors.

January 7, 2015

Environ Laboratories Acquisition

Element further expands its capabilities with the acquisition of Environ Laboratories LLC, Minneapolis, USA, a Product Qualification Testing business that specializes in servicing the Global Aerospace Sector.

July 2, 2014

Accutek Testing Laboratory Acquisition

Element acquires Accutek Testing Laboratory, Cincinnati, USA, a materials testing business with extensive experience in serving the Aerospace and Medical Device sectors.

January 20, 2014

GEVA Acquisition

Element acquires Gesellschaft für Entwicklung und Versuch Adlershof mbH (GEVA), Berlin, Germany to strengthen its position in the European Aerospace Testing Market

April 3, 2013

Delsen Testing Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquires leading composites testing laboratory, Delsen Testing Laboratories, Glendale, USA to further strengthen its position in the Global Aerospace sector.

March 28, 2013

Sherry Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquires Sherry Laboratories, Daleville, USA one of the largest independent materials testing businesses operating in the USA with experience in servicing the Aerospace, Defense, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Environmental sectors.

July 31, 2012

MERL Acquisition

Element acquires Materials Engineering Research Laboratory Limited (MERL), Hitchin, UK a world class provider of polymeric materials, adhesives, components and structures testing services to the Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Transportation sectors.

FEbruary 1, 2012

MAR-TEST Acquisition

Element acquires MAR-TEST, Cincinnati, USA a specialist provider of high-quality mechanical testing services to the Aerospace, Defense, Power Generation and Medical Device sectors.

December 5, 2011

Detroit Testing Laboratory (DTL) Acquisition

Element acquires Detroit Testing Laboratory (DTL), Warren, USA a leading provider of product qualification testing services to the Aerospace, Defense and Transportation sectors.