SOCOTEC at Salon Realty in Brussels, 28 to 30 May 2013SOCOTEC is participating in the Salon Realty real estate trade fair, which will be held at Tour & Taxis in Brussels from 28 to 30 May 2013.

SOCOTEC strengthens its position on the infrastructure market by entering into a partnership with Rincent BTPSOCOTEC has strengthened its position in the infrastructure market by creating a dedicated independent company known as SOCOTEC Infrastructure and by acquiring a 40% stake in Rincent BTP, a major player in measurement and testing.

The SOCOTEC Group announces Cobepa’s acquisition of a majority stake in its capital
The SOCOTEC Group has had a change of shareholder. After more than four years at SOCOTEC’s side as its majority shareholder, Qualium Investissement has just sold its shares to the Belgian investment company Cobepa and to the French private equity company Five Arrows Managers.

Certification InternationalWith the acquisition on 19 December 2012 of Certification International Ltd, a British management systems certification company, SOCOTEC is enhancing its global offering of management system certification services.

Aéroport Maya-MayaSince April 2008, SOCOTEC has been helping the Congolese government with its project for the reconstruction and modernisation of the installations at Maya-Maya Airport in Brazzaville.

Verifications of equipment and installations at the Port of Marseilles-FosStretching over 70 kms from the Old Port to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, the Port of Marseilles is the largest French port and the third largest oil port in the world.

Socotec continues to expand internationally with the acquisition of three companies: SICA, Bellême and KMIL, which together account for revenue of €12 million and 70 employees.

TISSocotec Belgium, a provider of inspection, consulting and technical assistance services to the building and transportation infrastructure industries, in Belgium and the Netherlands, has just been awarded the “Technical Inspection Services” approval by CROW, the Dutch public research body on transportation and infrastructures.

Socotec, a global risk management services provider, has just acquired a majority stake in Sophia Audit SA, a Belgian company originally founded in 1984 under the name AME (Audit Maintenance Energie).