Element has successfully completed a number of high quality acquisitions since 2011.

These acquisitions have significantly extended Element's technical capability, operational capacity and geographic footprint as part of our on-going strategy to satisfy our clients' future testing requirements and also in support of our mission to become the world's most trusted testing partner.

The acquisitions we have made to date are:

Orbit Industries
August 07, 2018

Orbit Industries, Inc.

Element Materials Technology (Element) announced the acquisition of Orbit Industries, Inc. (Orbit) in the United States, further strengthening the Group鈥檚 leadership position in non-destructive testing (NDT) for the aerospace industry.

July 2, 2018


Element acquired vohtec Qualit盲tssicherung GmbH (vohtec) on the 2nd July 2018, significantly strengthening its testing footprint for the European transportation sector

Metals Testing Company
December 19, 2017

Metals Testing Company Ltd.聽Acquisition

Element acquired MetalsTesting Company (MTC), a non-destructive testing (NDT) service provider located in Connecticut, United States, on 19th December 2017

June 29, 2017

Exova Group plc聽Acquisition

Element acquired Exova Group plc, one of the world鈥檚 leading laboratory-based testing groups, on the 29th June 2017.

May 18, 2017

Defire Holdings Pty Ltd

Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology) acquired Defire Holdings Pty Ltd (Defire), a Sydney鈥揵ased fire safety engineering consultancy business.

April 11, 2017

SL Pharma Labs Acquisition

Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology), the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, acquired SL Pharma Labs Incorporated (SL Pharma), a Delaware, US, based pharmaceutical business.

April 4, 2017

Medical Device Testing Services (MDTS)Acquisition

Element entered into an asset purchase agreement with Medical Device Testing Services (MDT), of Minnetonka, MN, USA, a specialist provider in Mechanical Testing and Materials Characterization for the medical device sector, on April 4th 2017.

April 3, 2017

T脺V S脺D Melbourne, Florida, USA

Element entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of T脺V S脺D Melbourne, FL, USA, a laboratory that specializes in EMI testing for Commercial, Aerospace and Defense applications, on April 3rd 2017.

March 9, 2017

Durkee Testing Laboratories聽Acquisition聽

Element acquired the assets of Durkee Testing Laboratories of Paramount, California, USA, a long-established provider of metallurgical investigation, mechanical testing and chemical analysis services.

february 27, 2017

MTEC Mechanical Testing Services聽Acquisition

Element acquired the assets of MTEC Mechanical Testing Services, an independent metallurgical testing laboratory in Houston, Texas, USA.聽

February 15, 2016

Admaterials PTE Ltd.

Exova Group plc (now owned by Element Materials Technology) acquired a majority stake in Admaterials Technologies Pte Ltd,聽a Singapore-based business that provides testing in the construction sector, as well as chemical, environmental and mechanical testing and certification services.

January 16, 2017

TEAMS S.L. Acquisition

Element acquired TEAMS (Testing and Engineering of Aeronautical Materials and Structures ) S.L. in Seville, Spain, a Nadcap accredited, specialist provider of destructive and nondestructive materials and component testing services and Tier 1 supplier to Airbus.

November 1, 2016

DNV GL's German Material Testing Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquired DNV GL's German materials testing laboratories in Hamburg, Muelheim a.d.R., Herne and Stuffgart/Esslingen, employing over seventy engineers specialized in materials testing, metallurgy and failure analysis.

July 1, 2016

Northwest EMC Acquisition

Element acquired Northwest EMC, a US Product Qualification Testing company with EMC laboratories in Oregon, California, Washington, Minnesota and Texas, providing testing services including EMC/EMI, radio devices (wireless), medical device, DO-160, MIL-STD and automotive electronics.

October 22, 2015

Cascade TEK Acquisition

Element acquires Cascade TEK, a Product Qualification Testing business with laboratories in Colorado, USA and Oregon, USA, providing service to the Global Aerospace sector.

May 7, 2015

TRaC Global Acquisition

Element completes the acquisition of Product Qualification Testing company TRaC Global Ltd, UK a leading provider of testing services to the Aerospace, Defense, Medical Device and Telecommunications sectors.

January 7, 2015

Environ Laboratories Acquisition

Element further expands its capabilities with the acquisition of Environ Laboratories LLC, Minneapolis, USA, a Product Qualification Testing business that specializes in servicing the Global Aerospace Sector.

July 2, 2014

Accutek Testing Laboratory Acquisition

Element acquires Accutek Testing Laboratory, Cincinnati, USA, a materials testing business with extensive experience in serving the Aerospace and Medical Device sectors.

January 20, 2014

GEVA Acquisition

Element acquires Gesellschaft f眉r Entwicklung und Versuch Adlershof mbH (GEVA), Berlin, Germany to strengthen its position in the European Aerospace Testing Market

April 3, 2013

Delsen Testing Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquires leading composites testing laboratory, Delsen Testing Laboratories, Glendale, USA to further strengthen its position in the Global Aerospace sector.

March 28, 2013

Sherry Laboratories Acquisition

Element acquires Sherry Laboratories, Daleville, USA one of the largest independent materials testing businesses operating in the USA聽with experience in servicing the Aerospace, Defense, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Environmental sectors.

July 31, 2012

MERL Acquisition

Element acquires Materials Engineering Research Laboratory Limited (MERL), Hitchin, UK a world class provider of polymeric materials, adhesives, components and structures testing services to the Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Transportation sectors.

FEbruary 1, 2012

MAR-TEST Acquisition

Element acquires MAR-TEST, Cincinnati, USA a specialist provider of high-quality mechanical testing services to the Aerospace, Defense, Power Generation and Medical Device sectors.

December 5, 2011

Detroit Testing Laboratory (DTL) Acquisition

Element acquires Detroit Testing Laboratory (DTL), Warren, USA a leading provider of product qualification testing services to the Aerospace, Defense and Transportation sectors.