- Building inspection
- Fire alarms system testing
- Household appliances
- Installation materials
- Industrial machinery
- IT & audio video
- Laboratory, test & measurement
- Lighting equipment
- Maritime, oil & gas
- Medical & healthcare equipment
- Military & aerospace product testing
- Wireless & telecom
SAN DIEGO - Nov. 23, 2021 -- Nemko Group, a leading global regulatory agency headquartered in Oslo, Norway, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Professional Testing (EMI), Inc. (known as PTI), with effect Jan 1st, 2022. PTI, an accredited test laboratory, providing EMC, wireless, product safety, reliability and hazardous locations and explosive atmosphere testing is situated in two central Texas locations- Round Rock and Austin. Once completed, the transaction will expand Nemko's footprint in the U.S. and supports new testing capabilities for commercial, military, aerospace and high-tech manufacturers.
"We look forward to welcoming the experienced and dedicated team at PTI into the Nemko Group," commented Per Ove Øyberg, Nemko Group President & CEO. "This acquisition reinforces our commitment to providing accessible testing solutions that improve speed-to-market, which is crucial to our customers' success."
With over 30 years of experience in industries including information technology, test and measurement, medical, military, aerospace, marine, and oil and gas, PTI's strategic locations will allow Nemko to better serve customers in North America. In addition, existing PTI customers will now have access to faster approvals, broader testing capabilities and the advantages of Nemko's vast market access and international approval services.
"The team at PTI has exceeded our expectations as a partner, opening up new opportunities for growth in the region," said Ole-Martin Oien, GM of Nemko USA. "This acquisition enhances Nemko's primary safety, EMC, certification and international market access services while significantly expanding our hazardous location and explosive atmosphere facilities."
Texas' central location and state-of-the-art transportation network provide timely access to domestic and global markets via air, land, and sea. As one of the most important economic corridors on the continent, Texas is a hotbed for emerging businesses and a home to 49 Fortune 500 companies.
"Our team is very excited to begin the next chapter in the evolution of our core business," stated Jeff Lenk, President of PTI. "Nemko's core values are aligned with ours and will provide the experience, market share and key partnerships needed to compete in today's global markets."
About Professional Testing (EMI), Inc.
PTI delivers EMC, wireless, environmental, reliability, electrical & machinery product safety testing, and hazardous locations testing capabilities for Texas and the surrounding states. Our commitment is to help our customers navigate the worldwide regulatory and product certification requirements while enabling them to meet their goal of bringing products to market in a timely manner. Learn more about PTI at www.ptitest.com
About Nemko Group
The NEMKO foundation works for safety, sustainability and the environment through the Nemko Group. Companies around the world trust Nemko to assess their products, systems, installations and personnel for conformity with relevant standards and regulations. Since 1933, we have ensured that our customers comply with requirements anywhere in the world. Our services include international approvals, product and system certifications, cyber assurance services as well as product testing and pre-compliance. Through our offices, laboratories and extensive partner network in Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa we can serve our customers in a reliable, efficient and open manner. We provide access to our global knowledge through our local presence. Learn more about Nemko at www.nemko.com
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