Element Materials Technology (Element) has acquired a testing, inspection, calibration, and certification provider, Singapore Test Services (STS), a subsidiary of ST Engineering. This acquisition strengthens Element’s position and growth plans in Southeast Asia. STS includes a team of 110 experts and supports customers in a diverse set of industries, including aerospace, energy, built environment, and manufacturing.

Matt Hopkinson, executive vice president of EMEAA at Element, said: “I am delighted to welcome Singapore Test Services to the Element Group. STS has a strong suite of capabilities and serves a diverse and global customer base, including a number of blue-chip companies. This is an exciting step for Element and, when combined with our wider capabilities and strengths, provides opportunities for organic growth. This acquisition will also help build our business in Singapore, which was also bolstered by our recent acquisition of FOSTA Group, a leading geotechnical instrumentation and soil investigation specialist.”

Lim Kok Ann, president of land systems, ST Engineering, said: “We are pleased that we have found a good fit for Singapore Test Services. Element, as a leading provider of testing, inspection, and certification services, will be a good owner for our colleagues, customers, and other stakeholders.”

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