SOCOTEC strengthens its position in Germany

zpp inspektion SOCOTEC Acquiring a share of the capital of ZPP Ingenieure, a specialist in project management and inspection in Germany is a new step towards the development of the Group’s third European platform.


ZPP’s 140 employees have state-of-the art expertise in rail lines, bridges and tunnels, thermal and nuclear power plants, and radioactive waste storage sites. They operate everywhere in Germany, from eight sites in Bochum (HQ), Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Hoyerswerda, Munich, Salzgitter and Stuttgart.


Following on from France and the UK, where the Group acquired ESG in March this year, Germany is now SOCOTEC’s third European platform. The arrival of ZPP Ingenieure in the SOCOTEC Group strengthens its position in the German market, where it already operates via its subsidiaries Canzler and Pielok Marquardt, as well as its leading European position in TIC* in the Construction and Infrastructure sectors.

* TIC: Testing, Inspection, Certification