Inspecta buys Öst-Tech AS

Inspecta Holding Norway AS has today acquired 100 % of the shares of Öst-Tech AS. Öst-Tech is a Norwegian company whose main services are Non Destructive Testing (NDT), inspection of pressure equipment and certification of welding procedures and personnel. The company has 21 employees and its annual turnover is 30 MNOK. Öst-Tech has its main office in Sarpsborg and its personnel serve industrial clients in Southern Norway.

Inspecta Group has recently acquired the Norsk Kjelkontroll AS and got its first foothold in Norway. Öst-Tech completes well the previous acquisition and now Inspecta is looking forward to develop a wider scope of testing, inspection and certification services for Norwegian industries in the whole country. Together with other Inspecta companies the Norwegian subsidiaries will be able to serve their clients even better by new services and resources.

Inspecta Holding Norway AS belongs to Inspecta Group, which has in total 56 offices and more than 1200 employees in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Latvia and Estonia. The business of Inspecta is testing, inspection and certification (TIC) for industries and our goal is to create safety, quality and sustainability in Northern Europe.

Inspecta has grown strongly in recent years, especially on the markets where technical inspection has become open for service companies. Having collected together a large variety of TIC services we are able to provide all services that our clients need for assuring the safety and reliability of their operations. By acquiring Öst-Tech Inspecta strengthens its already strong position in the Nordic area.

For more information, please contact

Öystein Ferstad
Managing Director, Öst-Tech AS
Phone: +47 9052 4644

Simo Hassi
Director for International Business Development, Inspecta Group
Phone: +358 50 2255

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