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World’s leading materials testing business

Investment: 2008  

Exova is one of the world’s leading testing, calibration and advisory services groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations. Headquartered in the UK, Exova operates 111 permanent facilities in 22 countries and employs more than 3,500 experts throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia/Asia Pacific. Exova provides technically demanding services that ensure compliance, extend asset life, bring predictability to applications, and shorten time to market. With over 90 years’ experience, Exova delivers mission critical support to customers across a number of sectors, including aerospace, oil and gas, fire, food and pharmaceuticals and construction. CD&R acquired Exova in a carve-out transaction from Bodycote plc. CD&R Operating Partner Fred Kindle serves as Chairman of the company.