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Strategic agreement for advanced material inspection

June 14, 2016

Proceq Group and the Sonatest Group announce their collaboration for advanced material inspection and offerings


Schwerzenbach / Switzerland, Milton Keynes / United Kingdom, June 14th, 2016 – Swiss global leader in portable measurement solutions for non-destructive testing, Proceq S.A., and UK-based major manufacturer of advanced ultrasonic equipment, Sonatest, Ltd have announced that they have formed a strategic partnership.

The partnership will see collaboration on advanced material inspection and solutions for a wider range of industries. The combination of Proceq’s broad non-destructive testing (NDT) portfolio and its wide global reach through its subsidiaries together with Sonatest’s innovative phased-array technology and unmatched experience in supporting ultrasonic NDT products is expected to stimulate new market segments. The success of such a global venture will provide a stable healthy revenue stream that will ensure continued development of innovative solutions for all customers and partners.

Dr. Ralph Mennicke, Proceq CEO said: “The opportunity to work with a company who has been on the NDT scene for almost as long as Proceq is very exciting. Our joint experience and collaboration is set to secure new advances for new and existing NDT customers worldwide.”

Pierre Husarek and Norman Ng, joint shareholders of Sonatest stated: “We are delighted to be working closely with Proceq. It has always been our aim to bring the latest NDT technology to every part of the globe. Together we will achieve this vision.”

Marcel Poser, Proceq Executive Chairman and Tectus Group CEO commented: “This strategic alliance is an important milestone for our organisations. Meanwhile, Proceq’s program of forging collaborative working relationships, further NDT product launches supported by continued investment in R&D remains firmly on track.”

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