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|NDT.net Issue - 2015-11 - NEWS |
|Delivering a higher level of reliability with in-house technological innovation.
Edmonton, AB, October 5, 2015 – Acuren, the global provider of nondestructive testing (NDT), inspection and related services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Waterloo-based Eclipse Scientific, a leading provider of advanced NDT products and services. Eclipse develops and delivers innovative products and services which improve inspection reliability, repeat-ability and efficiency. This exciting combination enables Acuren, an established leader in NDT for over 45 years, to bring these state-of-the-art, technology-enabled solutions to its valued customers.
“Acuren has enjoyed a long standing relationship with Eclipse, the recognized world leader in advanced NDT technology; they quite literally wrote the book on it,” said Talman Pizzey, Chief Operating Officer of Acuren Canada. “The acquisition is a game changer that supports Acuren’s vision to invest, innovate, and build service programs that lower our clients’ cost to operate. I am thrilled to welcome the entire Eclipse team to Acuren.”
Eclipse is known worldwide for innovative software products such as BeamTool, InspectionBank, Status, and CorporateDB. In addition they are recognized for the development and commercialization of inspection solutions such as TrueView Pipe, TempMasterSuite, BoltScanner, and various scanners. Eclipse Scientific’s specialized NDE knowledge, proven innovative leadership, and engineering design will play a key role in solving the complex problems our clients face on a regular basis.
Mike Matheson, President of Eclipse Scientific states “Eclipse has developed a global reputation for providing advanced products and service solutions to our customers. The Acuren-Eclipse relationship will not only provide increased breadth of our capabilities for customers, but will also provide significant growth opportunities for our dedicated staff.”
Acuren is a subsidiary of Rockwood Service Corporation, an organization dedicated to continuous quality improvement and to the ongoing development of the state-of-the-art inspection, testing and related engineering services delivered through over 80 locations in North America. Committed to delivering A Higher Level of Reliability, together with Hellier, Sperry, RAT and Tacten, Acuren provides an unrivaled spectrum of capabilities worldwide. Acuren employs over 3,500 dedicated professionals, supporting the mechanical integrity and inspection programs of the world’s largest industrial segments including petroleum refinery, pipeline, power generation, pulp & paper, pharmaceutical, aerospace and automotive.