Applus+  acquires British laboratory 3C Test Ltd, specialising in the testing of electronic automotive components

  • The Applus+ Laboratories Division strengthens its position in the European electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing market for the automotive industry

  • The incorporation of 3C Test Ltd will enable Applus+ to extend to its clients a UK service and presence

  • 3C will join the Applus+ Laboratories Division, which provides a range of testing and certification services to the automotive sector especially for electrical and electromagnetic compatibility services. The Division already has EMC laboratories in Spain and Italy and is a specialist provider of component validation plans. 

  • Applus+ is one of the world’s leading and most innovative companies in the testing, inspection and certification sector. It provides solutions for customers in all types of industries to ensure that their assets and products meet health and safety, quality and environmental standards and regulations.  

    Applus+ operates in more than 70 countries and employs 20,700 people. Applus+ operates through four global divisions, all of which provide services under the Applus+ brand. In 2017, Applus+ reported revenue of €1,583 million and an adjusted operating profit of €143 million.

    Applus+ is listed on the Spanish stock exchange (Mercado Continuo) with a total of 143,018,430 shares.