TESTING LABORATORIES - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Testing Laboratories in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. The report profiles 52 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Bureau Veritas Group
Bureau Veritas North America
CSA International
ELCA Laboratories
Eurofins Scientific Group
FM Approvals
Foodtest Laboratories Ltd.


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Code : MCP-6335
Price : $4600
Companies : 52
Pages : 268
Date : March 2012
Market Data Tables : 28

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   Industry Overview.....II-11$100
   Testing Laboratory: A Prelude.....II-2
Food Testing Laboratories – The Most Prevalent of Them All.....II-2
Globalization – A Major Thrust to Food Safety Testing.....II-2
Food Safety Regulations Gain Prominence Worldwide.....II-2
1$100
   Internet – Creating Novel Business Opportunities for Laboratory Services.....II-3
Harmonization of Global Standards Remains A Challenge.....II-3
Competitive Scenario.....II-3
1$100
   Advantages of Off-Site Labs.....II-4
Criteria for Selecting a Testing Laboratory.....II-4
Accuracy and Quality of testing.....II-4
Costs.....II-4
Turnaround Time.....II-4
Accreditation/Certification.....II-4
1$100
   Food Testing.....II-5
Types of Food Testing Laboratories.....II-5
1$100
   Equipment Used in Food Testing.....II-6
Biological Testing.....II-6
Hydrostatic Testing.....II-6
How it is done.....II-6
1$100
   Advantages.....II-7
Automobile Testing.....II-7
Services Offered by Automobile Proving Grounds (APG).....II-7
1$100
   Calibration Testing.....II-8
Why Calibration?.....II-8
Applications of Calibration Tests.....II-8
1$100
   Electrical Testing.....II-91$100
   Film Badge Testing/Radiation Testing.....II-10
Forensic Testing.....II-10
1$100
   Geotechnical Testing.....II-11
Product Testing.....II-11
1$100
   Consumer Product Testing.....II-12
Mechanical Testing.....II-12
Tensile Testing.....II-12
Torque Testing.....II-12
Hardness Testing.....II-12
Charpy Testing.....II-12
Bend Testing.....II-12
Proof Load Testing.....II-12
1$100
   Shear Testing.....II-13
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).....II-13
Radiographic Inspection/ X-Ray Testing.....II-13
1$100
   Radon Testing.....II-141$100
   MET Labs Launches Section 10 (GR1089) Testing Services.....II-15
Heritage Labs Adds Mass Spectrometry Instruments to its Testing Capabilities.....II-15
Air Force Research Lab Initiates Rocket Testing using USET Turbo Pump.....II-15
Life Technologies Introduces Genetic Analyzer for Forensic DNA Testing
  Laboratory.....II-15
1$100
   MWH Laboratories Introduces Wastewater Testing Procedure.....II-16
Eurofins Implements Testing Methods for New SVHCs.....II-16
Intertek Expands Portfolio of Fiber Optic Components Certification Services.....II-16
1$100
   NTS Adds Metal-to-Metal Simulated Pyroshock Testing.....II-17
National Technical Systems Introduces HERO Testing.....II-17
National Technical Systems Rolls Out Testing Program.....II-17
1$100
   Applied Biosystems/MDS Analytical Technologies Unveils New Test Methods.....II-18
Intertek Expands Photometric Testing Capabilities.....II-18
National Technical Systems Launches HALT and HASS Test Services.....II-18
1$100
   MET Laboratories Launches HASS and HALT.....II-19
National Technical Systems Introduces EMI Testing.....II-19
Retlif Introduces Hail Testing.....II-19
1$100
   OxySense Unveils OxyOTR Accessory System.....II-20
POLARIS Laboratories & Sinclair Oil Lubricants Unveils Fluid Testing & Analysis
  Program.....II-20
1$100
   Bodycote Acquires Foodscan Laboratories.....II-21
Heritage Laboratories Purchases New Instruments to Enhance Testing
  Capabilities.....II-21
A New Food Testing Laboratory Established in India.....II-21
1$100
   Eurofins Launches VOC Testing Services in the US.....II-22
New Testing Laboratory for Paint and Powder Manufacturers.....II-22
Intertek Acquires High-End Battery Testing Instruments.....II-22
Agsource Acquires LGI Labs.....II-22
1$100
   Dubai Municipality Launches Testing Laboratory for Green Building Materials
  Testing.....II-23
Agrifood Technology Acquires Inman & Farrell and Agro Nutritional Research Laboratory
  from Infa Pty Ltd.....II-23
SGS Acquires Australian Soil Testing Pty Ltd.....II-23
Hemetek Techno Instruments Receives Accreditation from the National Accreditation Board
  of India.....II-23
1$100
   Underwriters Laboratories Launches Operations in India.....II-24
MET Laboratories Enters into Alliance with NSF International.....II-24
SPM and HDC Sign Agreement with Quest Diagnostics.....II-24
1$100
   Intertek Inaugurates New Corrosion Testing Facility.....II-25
TÜV SÜD Canada Acquires Global Advantage International.....II-25
Thailand to Set Up Dioxin Testing Lab.....II-25
1$100
   Intertek Inaugurates a New Laboratory in Thailand.....II-26
UL UK Signs Agreement with SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden.....II-26
National Technical Systems Opens New Testing Laboratory.....II-26
Elliott Laboratories to Inaugurate a New Test Laboratory.....II-26
1$100
   Bureau Veritas Commences Expanded Laboratory in Dhaka Export Processing Zone.....II-27
Thermo Fisher Inaugurates New Laboratory for Food Safety Testing.....II-27
DASH7 Alliance Selects MET as Exclusive Testing Laboratory.....II-27
1$100
   Suffolk Seed Laboratory Launches Seed Testing Facility.....II-28
Underwriters Laboratories Takes Over Luminaire Testing Laboratory.....II-28
Retlif Opens Rail and Transit Test Center.....II-28
Silliker Establishes New Laboratory.....II-28
1$100
   IFFCO Launches Mobile Soil Testing Facility in Uttarakhand.....II-29
Intertek Signs a Partnership Deal with Malaga Based AT4 Wireless.....II-29
National Technical Systems Bags Contract from General Atomics.....II-29
ESG to Purchase Geotechnical and Testing Services Division of Bureau Veritas.....II-29
1$100
   Intertek Commences Operations at New HVAC Psychometric Testing Facility.....II-30
Alpha Analytical Takes Over Boston Analytical.....II-30
Intertek Indonesia Gains CPSIA Certification for Lead and Small Parts Testing.....II-30
1$100
   Underwriters Laboratories Establishes New Facility.....II-31
Maxxam Analytics International Acquires Cantest.....II-31
The Canadian Wheat Board Launches Grain Testing Lab.....II-31
1$100
   Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Establishes a New Facility.....II-32
Wyle Inaugurates a New Testing Facility in California.....II-32
DEKRA Acquires a Portion of Testing and Certification Business of KEMA Quality.....II-32
1$100
   CANTEST Bags 3-year Contract with Manitoba Water Stewardship.....II-33
Bureau Veritas Takes Over System Pro Development Hong Kong Ltd......II-33
Underwriters Laboratories Expands Photovoltaic Testing Facility.....II-33
1$100
   Court Square Capital Acquires Wyle.....II-34
TÜV Rheinland to Acquire ITACS.....II-34
Eurofins Takes Over Strasburger & Siegel.....II-34
1$100
   Intertek Enters into Partnership with Photovoltaic Institute-Berlin.....II-35
Intertek Takes Over Sagentia Catella.....II-35
Accutest Acquires Water Testing Business from SouthWest Water.....II-35
Eurofins Launches Food Testing Laboratory in China.....II-35
1$100
   Covance to Inaugurate FOODSAFETY and Nutritional Chemistry Lab.....II-36
NSL Analytical Services Takes Over Central Testing Laboratories.....II-36
Underwriters Laboratories and Luminaire Testing Laboratory Enter into
  Partnership.....II-36
1$100
   Coffey International to Purchase Testrite Laboratories.....II-37
Sypris Test & Measurement Signs Joint Services Contract with Hi-Rel.....II-37
SGS Commences New Microbiology Laboratory.....II-37
1$100
   John Deere Inks MoU with CIRT.....II-38
NTPC to Establish Power Testing Laboratory.....II-38
Accutest Acquires Evergreen Analytical Laboratory.....II-38
1$100
   TÜV Rheinland Acquires Non-Destructive Testing Services.....II-39
Intertek Acquires Eko-Lab.....II-39
Underwriters Laboratories to Acquire Wakefield Laboratories.....II-39
H.P. White Laboratories Selects Retlif Testing Laboratories.....II-39
1$100
   Intellikey Labs and Direct QC Merge to Form Testing Group.....II-40
SGS Establishes a New Seed Testing Laboratory.....II-40
Eurofins Scientific Finland to Acquire Testing Labs of Raisio.....II-40
National Technical Systems Acquires Elliott Laboratories.....II-40
Exova Acquires Orange County Materials Test Laboratories.....II-40
1$100
   Trusty-Step International Launches Tile Testing Laboratory.....II-41
Stork Materials Acquires Majority Stake in Garwood Laboratories.....II-41
Bureau Veritas and Amdel Holdings Ink an Agreement.....II-41
Intertek Opens a Massive Toy Testing Laboratory in Guangzhou.....II-41
1$100
   Intertek Group Acquires Applica.....II-42
OMERS Capital Partners Acquires Maxxam.....II-42
Intertek Inaugurates a New Food Testing Laboratory in Beijing.....II-42
Silicon Turnkey Solutions Takes Over Santa Clara-based Operations of Wyle
  Laboratories.....II-42
1$100
   Pace Analytical Services Purchases Laucks Testing Laboratory.....II-43
Kroll Substance Abuse Testing Division Buys Drugs of Abuse Testing Services of
  Accu-Chem Laboratories.....II-43
Accutest Holdings Takes Over Entech Analytical Labs.....II-43
Collision and Injury Dynamics Establishes American Compliance Testing
  Laboratories.....II-43
1$100
   National Technical Systems Acquires United States Test Laboratory.....II-44
Terracon Consultants Snaps Up JGI EASTERN.....II-44
Firstechnology Takes Over American Testing.....II-44
Intertek Acquires NSTL.....II-44
1$100
   Bureau Veritas Group (France).....II-45
Bureau Veritas North America (US).....II-45
CSA International (USA).....II-45
1$100
   ELCA LABORATORIES (INDIA).....II-46
Eurofins Scientific Group (France).....II-46
FM Approvals (US).....II-46
1$100
   Foodtest Laboratories Ltd. (UK).....II-47
GeneScan Europe AG (Germany).....II-47
Genetic ID (US).....II-47
1$100
   Geotechnical Engineering Ltd. (UK).....II-48
Intertek Group Plc. (UK).....II-48
1$100
   Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. (US).....II-49
MET Laboratories, Inc. (US).....II-49
National Technical Systems, Inc. (US).....II-49
1$100
   NGC Testing Services (US).....II-50
Retlif Testing Laboratories (US).....II-50
1$100
   SGS S.A. (Switzerland).....II-51
SGS North America, Inc. (US).....II-51
SGS Consumer Testing Services (US).....II-51
Silliker, Inc. (US).....II-51
1$100
   TÜVRheinland® (US).....II-521$100
   TÜV SÜD America Inc. (US).....II-53
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (US).....II-53
Wyle Laboratories (US).....II-53
1$100
   Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-541$350
   Table 2: World Historic Review for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-551$350
   Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-561$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Food Testing Laboratories and the Major Concerns.....III-1
Analytical Laboratory Services Continue to Grow.....III-1
1$75
   Role of ASTM in the Entire Development Cycle to be Applauded.....III-2
Federal Government Takes New Initiative to Revive Food Safety Measures.....III-2
Issues Regarding Food Testing Capacities Within the Country Persist.....III-2
1$75
   Product/Service Launches.....III-32$100
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-510$275
   Focus on Select Major players.....III-156$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-21
Table 4: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
1$200
   Table 5: The US Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-221$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-23
2$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-25
Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   Table 7: Canadian Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 8: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$200
   Table 9: Japanese Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-281$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-29
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-29
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 10: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$200
   Table 11: European Historic Review for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   Table 12: European 15-Year Perspective for Testing Laboratories by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-33
Key Players.....III-33
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 13: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$200
   Table 14: French Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-36
1$75
   Genescan Europe AG – A Key Player.....III-371$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 15: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   Table 16: German Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-391$200
   Market Analytics.....III-40
Table 17: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   Table 18: Italian Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-411$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-42
Product/Service Launches.....III-42
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-431$75
   Key Players.....III-442$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-46
Table 19: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   Table 20: The UK Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-48
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-49
Table 21: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49
1$200
   Table 22: Spanish Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-501$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-51
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-51
SGS S.A. (Switzerland) – A Key Player.....III-51
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-52
Table 23: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$200
   Table 24: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-531$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-54
Indian Food Testing Market Set to Surge.....III-54
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-54
6$175
   Elca Laboratories – A Key Player.....III-601$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-61
Table 25: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61
1$200
   Table 26: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-621$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-63
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-63
B. Market Analytics.....III-63
Table 27: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   Table 28: Rest of World Historic Review for Testing Laboratories – Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-641$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 52 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 59)

Region/Country Players

The United States 34 Canada 3 Europe 21 France 4 Germany 3 The United Kingdom 6 Italy 1 Rest of Europe 7 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 1
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