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 on-going strategy to satisfy our clients' 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:
Orbit Industries, Inc.
Element Materials Technology (Element) announced the acquisition of Orbit Industries, Inc. (Orbit) in the United States, further strengthening the Group’s leadership position in non-destructive testing (NDT) for the aerospace industry.
Element acquired vohtec Qualitätssicherung GmbH (vohtec) on the 2nd July 2018, significantly strengthening its testing footprint for the European transportation sector
Metals Testing Company Ltd. Acquisition
Element acquired MetalsTesting Company (MTC), a non-destructive testing (NDT) service provider located in Connecticut, United States, on 19th December 2017
Exova Group plc Acquisition
Element acquired Exova Group plc, one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, on the 29th June 2017.
Defire Holdings Pty Ltd
Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology) acquired Defire Holdings Pty Ltd (Defire), a Sydney–based fire safety engineering consultancy business.
SL Pharma Labs Acquisition
Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology), the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, acquired SL Pharma Labs Incorporated (SL Pharma), a Delaware, US, based pharmaceutical business.
Medical Device Testing Services (MDTS)Acquisition
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.
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.
Durkee Testing Laboratories Acquisition
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.
MTEC Mechanical Testing Services Acquisition
Element acquired the assets of MTEC Mechanical Testing Services, an independent metallurgical testing laboratory in Houston, Texas, USA.
Admaterials PTE Ltd.
Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology) acquired a majority stake in Admaterials Technologies Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based business that provides testing in the construction sector, as well as chemical, environmental and mechanical testing and certification services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Element acquires Gesellschaft für Entwicklung und Versuch Adlershof mbH (GEVA), Berlin, Germany to strengthen its position in the European Aerospace Testing Market
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.