LONDON, UK – September 22, 2016 – Exova (now owned by Element Materials Technology), the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider has won a contract with Tata Steel to deliver bespoke in-house testing over the next three years.

Worth over £1.4 million, the deal will see Exova provide mechanical, metallurgical, chemical and corrosion testing, as well as non-destructive testing on-site at Tata Steel’s facility in Deeside, Wales. The work being undertaken as part of this agreement is performed according to Tata Steel’s specialist requirements, and is the extension of a relationship between Exova and Tata Steel that stretches back over 10 years.

Rona Lorimer, general manager at Exova’s Salford laboratory, said: “We have had a long working partnership with Tata Steel and this means we understand its emphasis on the highest quality standards, and we are well-versed in the specific requirements it has for its testing programme. It’s the close working relationship with Tata Steel’s technical team that that helps us to meet these high standards, while also improving overall efficiency and turnaround.”
About Element

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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