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:
March 29, 2021
Kalibrierdienst Kopp GmbH
Element acquired Kalibrierdienst Kopp GmbH (KDK), a market-leading calibration and measurement services provider, significantly strengthening the Group’s calibration business in Germany.
July 27, 2020
Analytical Lab Group
Element acquired industry leading pharmaceutical testing business, Analytical Lab Group (ALG), significantly strengthening Element’s market position in pharmaceutical testing in North America and another important step in growing its Life & Health Sciences segment.
January 08, 2020
PCTEST Engineering Laboratory
Element acquired industry leading connected technologies business, PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, significantly strengthening Element’s position in testing and certification services within the connected technologies market.
August 07, 2018
Orbit Industries, Inc.
Element announced the acquisition of Orbit Industries, Inc. in the United States, further strengthening the Group’s leadership position in non-destructive testing (NDT) for the aerospace industry.
November 9, 2017
Element announced the acquisition of NDT Limited, one of the UK’s leading materials testing companies, significantly strengthening its non-destructive testing (NDT) services in Europe.
December 19, 2017
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
May 18, 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.
April 4, 2017
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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
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.