Global Testing Laboratories Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Testing Laboratories in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 52 companies including many key and niche players such as Bureau Veritas Group, Bureau Veritas North America, CSA International, ELCA LABORATORIES, Eurofins Scientific Group, FM Approvals, Foodtest Laboratories Ltd., GeneScan Europe AG, Genetic ID, Geotechnical Engineering Ltd., Intertek Group PLC, Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., MET Laboratories, Inc., National Technical Systems, Inc., NGC Testing Services, Retlif Testing Laboratories, SGS North America, Inc., SGS Consumer Testing Services, SGS S.A., Silliker, Inc., TÜVRheinland, TÜV SÜD America Inc., Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., and Wyle Laboratories. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

2. INTRODUCTION TO TESTING LABORATORIES II-2Testing Laboratory: A Prelude II-2Food Testing Laboratories - The Most Prevalent of Them All II-2Globalization - A Major Thrust to Food Safety Testing II-2Food Safety Regulations Gain Prominence Worldwide II-3Internet - Creating Novel Business Opportunities forLaboratory Services II-3Harmonization of Global Standards Remains A Challenge II-3Competitive Scenario II-3Advantages of Off-Site Labs II-4Criteria for Selecting a Testing Laboratory II-4Accuracy and Quality of testing II-4Costs II-4Turnaround Time II-4Accreditation/Certification II-5

3. INSIGHT INTO SELECT TESTING LABORATORIES SERVICES II-6

Food Testing II-6

Types of Food Testing Laboratories II-6

Equipment Used in Food Testing II-7

Biological Testing II-7

Hydrostatic Testing II-7

How it is done II-7

Advantages II-7

Automobile Testing II-8

Services Offered by Automobile Proving Grounds (APG) II-8

Calibration Testing II-9

Why Calibration? II-9

Applications of Calibration Tests II-9

Electrical Testing II-9

Film Badge Testing / Radiation Testing II-10

Forensic Testing II-10

Geotechnical Testing II-11

Product Testing II-11

Consumer Product Testing II-12

Mechanical Testing II-12

Tensile Testing II-12

Torque Testing II-12

Hardness Testing II-12

Charpy Testing II-12

Bend Testing II-12

Proof Load Testing II-13

Shear Testing II-13

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) II-13

Radiographic Inspection/ X-Ray Testing II-13

Radon Testing II-14

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-15MET Labs Launches Section 10 (GR1089) Testing Services II-15Heritage Labs Adds Mass Spectrometry Instruments to itsTesting Capabilities II-15Air Force Research Lab Initiates Rocket Testing using USETTurbo Pump II-15Life Technologies Introduces Genetic Analyzer for Forensic DNATesting Laboratory II-15MWH Laboratories Introduces Wastewater Testing Procedure II-16Eurofins Implements Testing Methods for New SVHCs II-16Intertek Expands Portfolio of Fiber Optic ComponentsCertification Services II-16NTS Adds Metal-to-Metal Simulated Pyroshock Testing II-17National Technical Systems Introduces HERO Testing II-17National Technical Systems Rolls Out Testing Program II-17Applied Biosystems/MDS Analytical Technologies Unveils NewTest Methods II-18Intertek Expands Photometric Testing Capabilities II-18National Technical Systems Launches HALT and HASS Test Services II-19MET Laboratories Launches HASS and HALT II-19National Technical Systems Introduces EMI Testing II-19Retlif Introduces Hail Testing II-20OxySense Unveils OxyOTR Accessory System II-20POLARIS Laboratories & Sinclair Oil Lubricants Unveils FluidTesting & Analysis Program II-20

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-21

Bodycote Acquires Foodscan Laboratories II-21

Heritage Laboratories Purchases New Instruments to Enhance

Testing Capabilities II-21

A New Food Testing Laboratory Established in India II-21

Eurofins Launches VOC Testing Services in the US II-22

New Testing Laboratory for Paint and Powder Manufacturers II-22

Intertek Acquires High-End Battery Testing Instruments II-22

Agsource Acquires LGI Labs II-22

Dubai Municipality Launches Testing Laboratory for Green

Building Materials Testing II-23

Agrifood Technology Acquires Inman & Farrell and Agro

Nutritional Research Laboratory from Infa Pty Ltd II-23

SGS Acquires Australian Soil Testing Pty Ltd II-23

Hemetek Techno Instruments Receives Accreditation from the

National Accreditation Board of India II-24

Underwriters Laboratories Launches Operations in India II-24

MET Laboratories Enters into Alliance with NSF International II-24

SPM and HDC Sign Agreement with Quest Diagnostics II-24

Intertek Inaugurates New Corrosion Testing Facility II-25

TÜV SÜD Canada Acquires Global Advantage International II-25

Thailand to Set Up Dioxin Testing Lab II-26

Intertek Inaugurates a New Laboratory in Thailand II-26

UL UK Signs Agreement with SP Technical Research Institute of

Sweden II-26

National Technical Systems Opens New Testing Laboratory II-26

Elliott Laboratories to Inaugurate a New Test Laboratory II-27

Bureau Veritas Commences Expanded Laboratory in Dhaka Export

Processing Zone II-27

Thermo Fisher Inaugurates New Laboratory for Food Safety Testing II-28

DASH7 Alliance Selects MET as Exclusive Testing Laboratory II-28

Suffolk Seed Laboratory Launches Seed Testing Facility II-28

Underwriters Laboratories Takes Over Luminaire Testing Laboratory II-28

Retlif Opens Rail and Transit Test Center II-29

Silliker Establishes New Laboratory II-29

IFFCO Launches Mobile Soil Testing Facility in Uttarakhand II-29

Intertek Signs a Partnership Deal with Malaga Based AT4 Wireless II-29

National Technical Systems Bags Contract from General Atomics II-30

ESG to Purchase Geotechnical and Testing Services Division of

Bureau Veritas II-30

Intertek Commences Operations at New HVAC Psychometric Testing

Facility II-30

Alpha Analytical Takes Over Boston Analytical II-31

Intertek Indonesia Gains CPSIA Certification for Lead and

Small Parts Testing II-31

Underwriters Laboratories Establishes New Facility II-31

Maxxam Analytics International Acquires Cantest II-32

The Canadian Wheat Board Launches Grain Testing Lab II-32

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Establishes a New

Facility II-32

Wyle Inaugurates a New Testing Facility in California II-33

DEKRA Acquires a Portion of Testing and Certification Business

of KEMA Quality II-33

CANTEST Bags 3-year Contract with Manitoba Water Stewardship II-34

Bureau Veritas Takes Over System Pro Development Hong Kong Ltd. II-34

Underwriters Laboratories Expands Photovoltaic Testing Facility II-34

Court Square Capital Acquires Wyle II-35

TÜV Rheinland to Acquire ITACS II-35

Eurofins Takes Over Strasburger & Siegel II-35

Intertek Enters into Partnership with Photovoltaic Institute-

Berlin II-36

Intertek Takes Over Sagentia Catella II-36

Accutest Acquires Water Testing Business from SouthWest Water II-36

Eurofins Launches Food Testing Laboratory in China II-36

Covance to Inaugurate FOODSAFETY and Nutritional Chemistry Lab II-37

NSL Analytical Services Takes Over Central Testing Laboratories II-37

Underwriters Laboratories and Luminaire Testing Laboratory

Enter into Partnership II-37

Coffey International to Purchase Testrite Laboratories II-38

Sypris Test & Measurement Signs Joint Services Contract with

Hi-Rel II-38

SGS Commences New Microbiology Laboratory II-38

John Deere Inks MoU with CIRT II-39

NTPC to Establish Power Testing Laboratory II-39

Accutest Acquires Evergreen Analytical Laboratory II-39

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-40TÜV Rheinland Acquires Non-Destructive Testing Services II-40Intertek Acquires Eko-Lab II-40Underwriters Laboratories to Acquire Wakefield Laboratories II-40H.P. White Laboratories Selects Retlif Testing Laboratories II-40Intellikey Labs and Direct QC Merge to Form Testing Group II-41SGS Establishes a New Seed Testing Laboratory II-41Eurofins Scientific Finland to Acquire Testing Labs of Raisio II-41National Technical Systems Acquires Elliott Laboratories II-41Exova Acquires Orange County Materials Test Laboratories II-42Trusty-Step International Launches Tile Testing Laboratory II-42Stork Materials Acquires Majority Stake in Garwood Laboratories II-42Bureau Veritas and Amdel Holdings Ink an Agreement II-42Intertek Opens a Massive Toy Testing Laboratory in Guangzhou II-42Intertek Group Acquires Applica II-43OMERS Capital Partners Acquires Maxxam II-43Intertek Inaugurates a New Food Testing Laboratory in Beijing II-43Silicon Turnkey Solutions Takes Over Santa Clara-basedOperations of Wyle Laboratories II-43Pace Analytical Services Purchases Laucks Testing Laboratory II-44Kroll Substance Abuse Testing Division Buys Drugs of AbuseTesting Services of Accu-Chem Laboratories II-44Accutest Holdings Takes Over Entech Analytical Labs II-44Collision and Injury Dynamics Establishes American ComplianceTesting Laboratories II-45National Technical Systems Acquires United States Test Laboratory II-45Terracon Consultants Snaps Up JGI EASTERN II-45Firstechnology Takes Over American Testing II-45Intertek Acquires NSTL II-46

7. FOCUS ON SELECT MAJOR PLAYERS II-47

Bureau Veritas Group (France) II-47

Bureau Veritas North America (US) II-47

CSA International (USA) II-47

ELCA LABORATORIES (INDIA) II-48

Eurofins Scientific Group (France) II-48

FM Approvals (US) II-49

Foodtest Laboratories Ltd. (UK) II-49

GeneScan Europe AG (Germany) II-49

Genetic ID (US) II-50

Geotechnical Engineering Ltd. (UK) II-50

Intertek Group Plc. (UK) II-50

Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. (US) II-51

MET Laboratories, Inc. (US) II-52

National Technical Systems, Inc. (US) II-52

NGC Testing Services (US) II-52

Retlif Testing Laboratories (US) II-53

SGS S.A. (Switzerland) II-53

SGS North America, Inc. (US) II-54

SGS Consumer Testing Services (US) II-54

Silliker, Inc. (US) II-54

TÜVRheinland® (US) II-54

TÜV SÜD America Inc. (US) II-55

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (US) II-56

Wyle Laboratories (US) II-56

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-57Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-57

Table 2: World Historic Review for Testing Laboratories by

Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Testing Laboratories byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenuesfor US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Analysis III-1

Food Testing Laboratories and the Major Concerns III-1

Analytical Laboratory Services Continue to Grow III-1

Role of ASTM in the Entire Development Cycle to be Applauded III-2

Federal Government Takes New Initiative to Revive Food

Safety Measures III-2

Issues Regarding Food Testing Capacities Within the Country

Persist III-2

Product/Service Launches III-3

Strategic Corporate Developments III-6

Focus on Select Major players III-16

B.Market Analytics III-23

Table 4: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 5: The US Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

2. CANADA III-25

A.Market Analysis III-25

Strategic Corporate Developments III-25

B.Market Analytics III-27

Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 7: Canadian Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3. JAPAN III-29

Market Analytics III-29

Table 8: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 9: Japanese Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4. EUROPE III-31

A.Market Analysis III-31

Strategic Corporate Developments III-31

B.Market Analytics III-32

Table 10: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 11: European Historic Review for Testing Laboratoriesby Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain andRest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualRevenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 12: European 15-Year Perspective for Testing

Laboratories by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and

Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4a. FRANCE III-35A.Market Analysis III-35Key Players III-35B.Market Analytics III-36Table 13: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-36

Table 14: French Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4b. GERMANY III-38A.Market Analysis III-38Strategic Corporate Developments III-38Genescan Europe AG - A Key Player III-40B.Market Analytics III-40Table 15: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-40

Table 16: German Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4c. ITALY III-42Market Analytics III-42Table 17: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-42

Table 18: Italian Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-44A.Market Analysis III-44Product/Service Launches III-44Strategic Corporate Developments III-45Key Players III-46B.Market Analytics III-48Table 19: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-48

Table 20: The UK Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4e. SPAIN III-50A.Market Analysis III-50Strategic Corporate Development III-50B.Market Analytics III-51Table 21: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forTesting Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2009 through 2017 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-51

Table 22: Spanish Historic Review for Testing Laboratories -

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-53A.Market Analysis III-53Strategic Corporate Development III-53SGS S.A. (Switzerland) - A Key Player III-53B.Market Analytics III-54Table 23: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 24: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Testing

Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-56A.Market Analysis III-56Indian Food Testing Market Set to Surge III-56Strategic Corporate Developments III-56Elca Laboratories - A Key Player III-63B.Market Analytics III-64Table 25: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 26: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Testing

Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

6. REST OF WORLD III-66A.Market Analysis III-66Strategic Corporate Development III-66B.Market Analytics III-66Table 27: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Testing Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 28: Rest of World Historic Review for Testing

Laboratories - Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 52 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 59)

------------------------------------------Region/Country Players------------------------------------------The United States 34Canada 3Europe 21France 4Germany 3The United Kingdom 6Italy 1Rest of Europe 7Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 1------------------------------------------

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