SOURCE: TUV SUD America

TUV SUD America

TUV SUD America

April 07, 2016 18:13 ET

TUV SUD Acquires Canadian Test Lab Global EMC Inc.

PEABODY, MA--(Marketwired - April 07, 2016) - TÜV SÜD, one of the world's leading providers of testing, auditing, inspection and certification, training and consultancy services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Global EMC Inc. with locations in greater Toronto and Montreal, Canada. This strategic move complements TÜV SÜD's electrical safety, EMC, wireless and environmental labs in the US and highlights TÜV SÜD's commitment to expand its international reach and service portfolio.

Founded in 2002, Global EMC's (GMEC) business focus is supporting new technology product developers from initial prototype stages to the commercial launch. GEMC's engineers and technicians ensure compliance for innovative products that require broad market acceptance for international sales. As one of the largest and well-known regulatory labs in Canada, GEMC is a respected resource for product manufacturers throughout Ontario, Quebec and global markets.

"Having a strong relationship with TÜV SÜD for over 6 years enabled our organizations to cultivate operational synergies. We are excited to be part of such a well-known and respected international certification body," explains founder and current President Garry Lee. "This expansion will provide valuable additional resources for our customer base in Canada."

Fully accredited to international standard ISO/IEC 17025, General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories, manufacturers can rest assured that test results are widely accepted and confidentiality is maintained.

"We are excited to have Garry and his team join the TÜV SÜD family. Global EMC has an impressive group of professional engineers that bring with them significant EMC experience and background knowledge of the industry. This acquisition fits well with our strategic growth objects and we are extremely happy to grow our services in Canada," states Darryl Fleger, Canadian Country Manager. "We look forward to the additional resources and a seamless acquisition."

The two testing laboratories are located at:

11 Gordon Collins Drive, PO Box 581, Gormley, ON L0H 1G0, Canada

2972 Joseph-A-Bombardier, Laval, QC H7P 6E3 Canada

For more information please visit www.tuv-sud-america.com.

The year 2016 marks the 150th anniversary of TÜV SÜD -- a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 800 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of more than 22,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognised as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk. Today, it continues to play a pivotal role as a future-oriented company shaping industry "next practice". www.tuv-sud.com

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