Saturday, January 22, 2022

IRISNDT acquires James Fisher NDT Limited, UK

IRISNDT has acquired James Fisher NDT from James Fisher and Sons PLC.

James Fisher NDT has served the Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Petrochemical, Utilities, and Nuclear markets since 2006, offering a wide array of field and laboratory NDT services.

The component testing division of James Fisher NDT, providing quality control of manufactured parts, will continue to operate from its state-of-the-art 33,000 square foot facility, that includes eight radiographic bays, in Deeside, Wales.

IRISNDT is a privately-owned NDT, Inspection, and Integrity Engineering company with
operations in the U.S.A., Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. The company serves a blue-chip customer base in the refinery, petrochemical, chemical, agricultural, and power/renewables sectors around ongoing operational activities and maintenance turnaround projects, as well as construction and expansion projects.

The company is owned by IRISNDT employees and First Reserve, a global private equity firm focused on energy and related industrial markets, and has 22 branch locations in the U.S.A., as well as nine in Canada, seven in the United Kingdom, and five in Australia.

Roman Kyrnyckyj, Managing Director of IRISNDT UK, said: “We welcome James Fisher NDT, its employees and customers to the IRISNDT family. I believe James Fisher NDT to be a great fit for us and together we will become an industry leader in the Northwest. We are also excited about adding the component testing division and Nadcap accreditation.”

Marcel Blinde, CEO of IRISNDT, said: “I am convinced that our new employees will have a seamless transition to IRISNDT given our shared views on safety, quality, employee training and development, and customer service. IRISNDT is in growth mode, and we are focused on strengthening our services portfolio in the Renewable, Energy, Aerospace and Defense markets and will continue to evaluate attractive add-on acquisition opportunities.”

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