London, UK – February 27, 2017 – Element Materials Technology has today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with MTEC Mechanical Testing Services, an independent metallurgical testing facility in Houston, TX, USA.
Under the terms of the purchase agreement, MTEC test equipment and employees will be integrated within Element’s flagship Oil & Gas Materials Technology Center located adjacent to the Houston energy corridor.
Charles Noall, CEO & President of Element commented: ‘’This deal demonstrates our continued commitment to the Oil & Gas sector and our focus on becoming the most trusted testing partner for our clients in the Oil & Gas industry. MTEC’s strong focus on service and delivery, alongside Element Houston’s state-of-the art capabilities, will provide customers with the certainty they need to make the right technical decisions when building and deploying their products and services.’’
Heather Diaz, MTEC Laboratory Director says ‘’It’s very exciting that we are joining forces with Element Houston. Our clients rely on us for quality service and rapid turnaround times. In joining forces with Element, our customers will continue to receive the same great service but with even more innovative and advanced testing solutions from one centralized location.’’
Element Houston has state-of-the-art equipment for machining, materials testing, fracture mechanics, corrosion, weld procedure qualification testing, failure analysis and air emissions testing. The facility operates both destructive and non-destructive testing laboratories; tests a broad range of metal alloys, thermoplastics, composites and elastomers; has large scale and capacity sour service testing capabilities all within the same 5.3 acre campus.
About Element:Element is a company with a global presence; its laboratories are staffed by experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Transportation and Industrials sectors. Element’s team of over 2,000 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 61 laboratories located throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com
Media Contact:Bora Trimcev, Communications Manager, Element Materials Technology, tel: +44 (0) 2035 401 820, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
“This deal demonstrates our continued commitment to the Oil & Gas sector and our focus on becoming the most trusted testing partner for our clients in the Oil & Gas industry.”
Ceo & President