NDT Inspection & Testing joins James Fisher
NDT Inspection & Testing, the Queensferry-based inspection services provider, has been acquired by James Fisher plc and will become an integral part of James Fisher Inspection and Measurement Services (JFIMS) Ltd. The acquisition brings together complementary technical capabilities and core market activities to the benefit of customers of both companies.
NDT Inspection & Testing provides integrity critical plant inspection and component testing services to a wide range of clients across most sectors of industry. It also provides dedicated and qualified radiographic testing services to the aerospace sector and carries both Nadcap and UKAS accreditation to each of its three sites, which are strategically located across the UK to provide nationwide coverage as well as support services for projects in Europe.
JFIMS provides inspection and measurement capabilities for the nuclear, defence, homeland security, aerospace, offshore and other industries. The core business activity is the use or measurement of radiation to protect, inspect or characterise. In partnership with international market leaders, the company offers a range of products and services addressing radiation measurement, radiological protection, non-destructive testing and non-destructive examination requirements.
As Chris Aylward, Managing Director of NDT Inspection & Testing, explains: "I believe that our joining JFIMS will benefit both our customers and our staff as we develop the enlarged business, with the focus very much on delivering effective, value-added services. However, it is important to point out that, on a day-to-day basis, it will be business as usual, with the same management structure, strategy and policies, all with the full support of JFIMS."
NDT Inspection & Testing is one of the UK's largest dedicated inspection service providers and believes in working closely with customers to understand and address their needs in a reliable, quality-compliant and cost efficient fashion by using the most appropriate technology to best effect. Its field services division offers a wide range of conventional inspection technology, including site radiography, supported by specialist techniques such as TOFD, remote field eddy current inspection, digital radiography, remote visual tube inspection and IRIS ultrasonic testing. The company also provides dedicated and qualified radiographic testing services to the aerospace sector.