Element Materials Technology (Element) has acquired the product testing company EMV Testhaus GmbH to strengthen its position in the German automotive and medical markets.
Founded in 1991 by Charlotte Klein and Rudolf Klein, EMV Testhaus specialises in EMC, wireless, product and safety testing, and has customers across a wide range of industries including IoT, medical and automotive. EMV Testhaus has a laboratory in Germany and a branch office in Taiwan.
Charles Noall, President and CEO at Element said: “We are extremely pleased to bring EMV Testhaus into the Element family. The German automotive industry is pioneering tremendous change with the rapid development of connected autonomous vehicles and electrification.
Through the acquisition of EMV Testhaus we expand our existing EMC testing capabilities, which is an important offering to customers that need to test whether their vehicles are electromagnetically compatible. We will also broaden our service offering to our wider automotive and medical customers and expand our geographical footprint in Southern Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe.”
Charlotte Klein, General Manager at EMV Testhaus said: “We are excited to join Element, to become part of such a strong leading global company and add our capabilities to it. As we come together as businesses, we look forward to introducing our customers and colleagues to the Element Group’s strength and capabilities.
Element is one of the world’s leading Product Qualification companies and sits at the forefront of testing and qualifying existing products and new innovations in the Aerospace, Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, Medical Device, IoT and Consumer sectors.
Element is one of the world’s leading independent providers of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Energy; and Fire & Building Products sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.
We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging 200 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.
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“Through the acquisition of EMV Testhaus we expand our existing EMC testing capabilities, which is an important offering to customers that need to test whether their vehicles are electromagnetically compatible.”
President and ceo, element