NEWTOWN, CT, June 30-TÜVRheinland, provider of independent testing and certification services, has acquired Unified Testing Services Inc. (UTS), a full-service testing and consulting engineering firm based in Woodstock, AL. The acquisition adds a variety of new services to TÜVRheinland’s portfolio and makes UTS a standalone member of TUV Rheinland of North America Group.

UTS offers 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.

“Acquiring Unified Testing Services will extend our capabilities to include a broad spectrum of new industries, allowing TÜVRheinland to deliver a more comprehensive portfolio of services to our clients throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico,” says Stephan Schmitt, president and CEO of TUV Rheinland of North America.