Dekra To Acquire Chilworth Global

Aug. 23, 2011
Purchase expands Dekra's industrial base.

Dekra said it will acquire explosion protection and process safety service company Chilworth Global to expand its industrial business.

Chilworth will become part of the Dekra service line Product Testing and Certification and will work in close cooperation with the laboratories of the Dekra Certification Group in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and Dekra Exam in Bochum,  Germany.

UK-based Chilworth has nearly 160 employees and annual sales of around 15 million euros.  The company operates testing laboratories in the UK, the United States and has branch offices in India and in continental Europe.

The company’s range of services includes material testing, consulting and training services for the process industries with a current emphasis on the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industry sectors.

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