TÜV Rheinland acquires Unified Testing Services, Inc

Scott-Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group acts as exclusive financial advisor to TÜV Rheinland of North America.

August 2010

Tuv Rheinland and Unified Testing ServicesTÜV Rheinland announces the acquisition of Unified Testing Services, Inc. (UTS). The acquisition folds a variety of new services into TÜV Rheinland’s portfolio and makes UTS a standalone member of TUV Rheinland of North America Group. Scott-Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group acted as exclusive financial advisor to TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. in this transaction.

UTS is a full-service testing and consulting engineering firm based in Woodstock, Ala. Founded in 1993, they offer a wide variety of testing and inspection services focused on materials, construction, transportation, facilities, and environmental engineering. Overall, services include: environmental consulting and testing, destructive and nondestructive materials testing, and shop fabrication inspection of structural steel bridges.

About TÜV Rheinland

As a world leader in independent testing and certification services, TÜV Rheinland provides support in Germany, Europe, and abroad from development to market approval. As a holistic service provider, the organization checks and certifies the safety, performance, and quality of technical equipment, capital goods, durable goods, and consumer goods.

About Scott Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group and M&A Services

The industrial and automotive industry group includes professionals with over 25 years of experience in providing industrial and automotive merger and acquisition, financing, valuation and strategic advisory services to a global client base. Clients have included both domestic and foreign companies involved in virtually all segments of the automotive and industrial manufacturing industry, including process control equipment manufacturers, automotive Tier I and Tier II suppliers, defense and aerospace manufacturers, and many more.

Scott-Macon professionals have extensive experience, both domestic and international, in advising clients on the purchase or sale of companies, subsidiaries or business units in a broad range of industries. The firm and its professionals have successfully executed transactions for large publicly traded companies, private equity firms, and closely-held or family businesses.