Element exists to help make certain that the materials and products that we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

What we ultimately deliver is Certainty to those sectors where failure in service is simply not an option. That is The Certainty of Element.

Fastest Growing TIC Company

Element is one of the fastest growing companies in the global Testing, Inspection & Certification sector.

Over 6,700 employees in 188 laboratories.

With over 6,700 Engaged Experts in 188 facilities in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia, we are the 'go to team' for all of your testing, inspection, certification and calibration needs.

Testing heritage spanning over 190 years.

Originally formed out of the in-house laboratories of Stork, we trace our origins back to 1827, over 190 years ago.
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Our Origins

Although a relatively new name in the Global Testing Inspection & Certification (TIC) sector, Element has a long history and heritage that we are justifiably proud of.

Formed out of the in-house laboratories of Stork, Element can trace its origins back to 1827 – over 190 years ago.

Learn more about our origins.