MUMBAI, India – Testing services provider Exova Group plc has acquired Metallurgical Services Pvt. Ltd. (Metallurgical Services) of Mumbai, India. The move will extend the company’s geographical reach into India and support the expansion of its offering to customers in emerging Asian markets.

Metallurgical Services has a market-leading position in the provision of specialist metallurgical testing to customers in sectors that include oil and gas, industrials, and infrastructure in India. Its customers will now benefit from access to Exova’s global network of specialists in technically demanding services including corrosion, coatings and engineering critical assessment.

Founded in 1964, Metallurgical Services employs 130 specialists who support over 3,500 customers mainly throughout the western region. The company will now operate under the Exova Metallurgical Services brand.