FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas has acquired California Code Check, Inc., a US company specialized in construction code compliance and building safety.
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California Code Check provides third-party code compliance plan review and inspection services for municipalities. Its customer base consists of approximately 30 cities and counties in California from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The company employs 31 people and generated revenue of $4.1 million in 2016.
California Code Check strengthens Bureau Veritas' presence in the California Central Coast, and solidifies Bureau Veritas' position as a market leader in construction code compliance and inspection throughout the state.
Natalia Shuman, Bureau Veritas' Executive Vice-President, North America Commodities and Industry &Facilities Operating Group, stated:
"As the largest state in the US, with solid growth projections, California is a priority market for Bureau Veritas' Building and Infrastructure business. California Code Check's experienced, licensed, and certified professionals have developed a reputation in the California market for exceptional service and expertise in the latest code requirements. The management at California Code Check has developed a culture of professionalism and customer service that matches exceptionally well with Bureau Veritas' core values, and we welcome California Code Check into the Bureau Veritas organization."
Thomas Harris, California Code Check's President stated:
"We are excited to be joining the Bureau Veritas organization, and look forward to expanding the scope and geographic range that we can now offer to clients. With service capabilities outside of the traditional construction code compliance offering, our valued clients now have access to a wide array of technical expertise and services, delivered by a global leader in testing, inspection and certification"
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 72,000 employees in around 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.
Compartment A, ISIN code FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI.
For more information, go to www.bureauveritas.com
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SOURCE Bureau Veritas