Bureau Veritas Completes 7Layers Acquisition
Jan 09, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Bureau Veritas announced it has completed the acquisition of 7Layers, a specialist in wireless electronic products testing, certification and engineering solutions, headquartered in Germany.
Bureau Veritas reported that the wireless testing market will continue to experience significant growth for years to come, especially with continued innovation in the Machine to Machine (M2M) and telecommunications sectors.
7Layers provides testing services to assess security, reliability, functionality and interoperability of a range of mobile devices as well as certification and engineering services.
Oliver Butler, Bureau Veritas' Executive Vice President, Consumer Products, said, "I am delighted to welcome Dr.Hans-Juergen Meckelburg, the President & CEO of 7Layers, his leadership team and all the staff of the 7Layers group to Bureau Veritas. The combination of 7Layers' technology know-how coupled with our Electrical & Electronics footprint creates a world class global technical and service delivery network. Our comprehensive offering will support our clients seeking to improve time to market, and supply chain efficiency. It will also enable their products and services to meet the ever increasing demands of a smarter world."
Hans-Juergen Meckelburg, President & CEO of 7Layers, said, "7Layers has been a sought after partner of the mobile industries for many years. By joining forces with Bureau Veritas, the services and products of 7Layers reach out to the growing number of industries, involved in the increased usage of wireless communication in all areas of modern life. The developments towards a smarter world with ubiquitous connectivity provide astonishing opportunities if aspects like security, safety and interoperability are sufficiently taken care of. Bureau Veritas together with 7Layers are in an ideal position to provide the necessary engineering support, testing and certification services to make these developments a success for all parties involved."
Bureau Veritas is a provider of conformity assessment and certification services.
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