LONDON, UK – August 18, 2015 – The Houston laboratory of Exova (now owned by Element Materials Technology), the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has been approved by Boeing to conduct specialist metals testing for its global supply chain.
The approval enables Exova to support testing for Boeing’s suppliers in both the commercial and military sectors. The laboratory is approved to conduct chemistry testing for hydrogen, room temperature tensile testing, metallography and hardness testing for all metallic components for airframes.
Bobby Archibald, vice president of Exova in Americas, said: “Gaining Boeing approval underlines our commitment to being at the forefront of technically demanding testing services in the aerospace sector. We are now well placed to support Boeing’s aerospace supply chain across the Americas, helping them to advance materials and ensure the highest standards of quality and production.” The Houston laboratory joins Exova’s Santa Fe Springs, Glendale Heights and Mississauga, Canada laboratories holding Boeing approval.
In June 2017, Element Materials Technology acquired Exova Group Limited to create one, world-class global testing services partner. Element specializes in providing a comprehensive range of materials and product qualification testing, consulting, certification and calibration services to the global Aerospace; Fire Building Products; Infrastructure & Environmental; Oil & Gas; and Transportation & Industrials sectors.
Element’s expanded network of 6,200 Engaged Experts operate out of nearly 200 laboratories in more than 30 countries and are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.
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