CMS has advised testing and certification company DEKRA on the acquisition of the business of the non-destructive testing (NDT) and Plant Integrity (PI) services and microscopy operations of DNV GL (former KEMA). The business is specialised in the inspection and testing of capital intensive and business-critical systems and materials. Customers include a large number of petrochemical, industrial and energy companies.
DEKRA is a leading expert organization with a presence in more than 50 countries and more than 32,000 employees. DEKRA provides services in the area of vehicle testing, expert reports, claims settlement, system certification, product testing and certification, industrial testing and building inspection, materials testing and inspection, consulting, qualifications and temporary employment. DEKRA generated a turnover of approximately 2.3 billion euros in 2013 (www.dekra.de).
DNV GL is a leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry. It provides integrated services within technical and marine assurance and advisory, risk management and offshore classification.. DNV GL operates in more than 100 countries with 16,000 professionals for customers in the maritime, oil & gas, energy and other industries.
The CMS team consisted of Martika Jonk and Pieter van Duijvenvoorde.