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We are Element Metech. Element is one of the fastest growing companies in the global Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. With over 6,700 Engaged Experts in 200 facilities in 5 continenets, we are the 'go to team' for all of your testing, inspection, certification and calibration needs.Element is one of the fastest growing companies in the global Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. With over 6,700 Engaged Experts in 200 facilities in 5 continenets, we are the 'go to team' for all of your testing, inspection, certification and calibration needs. Learn more about Element on Element.com.

Element was originally formed out of the in-house laboratories of Stork, we trace our origins back to 1827, over 190 years ago. Our calibration business has a long and rich history dating back over 70 years, and it all started in a Swedish Air Force instrument workshop in 1947. We are the calibration division of Element, now known as Element Metech from June 2018.


Organization

Division Management

Mats Persson
Division Director, Calibration and Testing Nordics

Leif Åström
Finance Director

Patrik Persson
Technical Director

Ad Wientjes
Sales Director

Kristina Wiberg
Human Resource Director

Marie Österberg
IT/IS Manager

Martin Greiff
Communications Manager

Country Management

Henrik Gyllenhammar
Sweden

Jukka Oksanen
Finland

Bendix Christensen
Denmark, Norway, China

Miroslava Pálková
Czech Republic

Jan-Marc Köp
Germany


The history of Element Metech

FFV Aerotech

Until 1994 the business was a division of FFV Aerotech. On January 1, 1994, FFV Metrology was formed as a subsidiary of FFV Aerotech, which was also the year we launched our Finnish company, FFV Mittausteknika OY.

Celsius Metech and Saab Metech

In 1998, the Celsius group acquired FFV and was renamed Celsius Metech before establishing in Denmark and Germany in 1999. In 2000, Saab acquired the Celsius group and we became Saab Metech.

Bodycote Metech

In 2006, Saab signed an agreement with Bodycote International Plc on the transfer of shares in Saab Metech and its subsidiaries. At this point, Bodycote acquired a large number of test facilities around the world and Bodycote Testing Group was established. Our name became Bodycote Metech.

Exova Metech

In 2008, the entire Bodycote Testing Group was acquired by the American private equity company CD&R. The new name became Exova and we became Exova Metech. In 2013, we established in the Czech Republic and in 2014, we moved into Norway while also expanding outside Europe into China and USA as a result of an outsourcing partnership.

Element Metech

In June 2017, Exova Group was acquired by Element Materials Technology. We are the calibration division of Element, now known as Element Metech from June 2018.

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We help our customers with measurement technology for product quality and risk management

We do this by:

  • Working as an independent supplier delivering calibration, measuring and consultancy services
  • Having broad capability and high quality of services to our customers
  • Providing flexible and value added service solutions
  • Being close to our customers and providing on-site services
  • Working on a long-term basis and with strong customer relationships
  • Having competent, empowered and engaged people at all levels