Intertek, a provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries, has acquired Metoc PLC, a global provider of engineering and environmental consultancy services to the renewable energy infrastructure sector.
Metoc employs approximately 80 people in the U.K. The acquisition will bring Intertek's network of experts for the renewable industry to approximately 200 specialists across the globe.
Metoc provides consultancy and advisory services to companies at the concept stages of construction and operational projects for wind, wave, oil, gas, solar and hydroelectric schemes. The company also provides assessments of the feasibility and impact of infrastructure projects in terms of design, interconnectivity and environmental impact.