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UL and Wintech Testing and Certification Merge to Serve the Building Envelope Community
Thursday 11 July 2019

11 July 2019 - US-based safety science specialist UL has acquired UK-based Wintech Testing and Certification, a firm that provides testing and certification services to architects, building owners, manufacturers and others across the built environment community, the company said.
UL said the acquisition strengthens its expertise in the field of building envelope evaluation, testing and certification, and offers greater access to global markets.
Wintech Testing and Certification is a privately-owned firm that offers testing and certification services to the building envelope market.
The firm's unique laboratory facilities are among the largest in the UK and are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service.
Wintech Testing and Certification also holds accreditation from UKAS as a certification body operating several schemes involving certification of windows, doors, curtain walls, and rainscreen cladding.
Over the last twenty-five years, Wintech Testing and Certification has contributed to many high-caliber projects throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.
Wintech Testing and Certification's employees will join and strengthen UL's existing building envelope team. The group's building science thought leadership and global center of excellence will be based out of the Telford, UK headquarters.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Date Published: 11/07/2019
Target: Wintech Testing and Certification
Country: UK
Sector: Construction/Real Estate
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: UL
Terms of the deal were not disclosed