Acquisition of NCC, a certification body for electrical and electronic equipment in Latin America

Jan. 6 2016

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 06, 2016 – Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce the acquisition of NCC, a certification body for electrical and electronic equipment with locations in Brazil and Argentina.

Established in 1997, NCC provides product certification services for electrical and electronic products in the medical, telecoms, consumer, industrial and automotive sectors. NCC works with global manufacturers, including many of the world’s leading brands, to help them access the Brazilian and Argentinian markets. NCC also addresses Latin American manufacturers seeking access to global markets including North America, Europe and China. NCC is located in Campinas, Sao Paolo state, Brazil, and has additional operations in Argentina.

NCC is a leader in INMETRO certification (electrical products) and the market leader for ANATEL certification (telecommunication products) in Brazil. It employs approximately 140 people and generated estimated revenue of EUR 8.5 million in 2015.

NCC enables Bureau Veritas to provide a full range of product certification services in Latin America. We can now offer our electrical & electronics and smartworld clients enhanced global testing and certification solutions covering worldwide markets” commented Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO of Bureau Veritas