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EMB Group acquires certification business

Tuesday 1st December 2015

Leicester-based EMB-Group Limited has acquired Bromsgrove-based certification company, ACM Limited. ACM Limited provides certification services worldwide for a number of international standards, including ISO9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, ISO 27001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001.

Stephen Smith, Chief Executive of the EMB Group said:

“I am delighted to be able to announce that ACM Limited is now part of the EMB Group. Expanding our ISO activity has been a key part of our strategy for this area of the business for some time so this is a particularly exciting development.

ACM was carefully chosen by EMB because of its wide range of ISO certification services, its client portfolio and its international reach through offices in 22 markets. We look forward to continuing to grow ACM both in the UK and globally”

ACM’s founders, Chris McHale and John Duncan, will continue to run ACM’s operations and will work with EMB to further expand the service portfolio and offer to clients.

Founded in October 2005, EMB is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2015.

Notes for Editors:

The EMB Group helps organisations of all types and sizes become more effective, more efficient and more profitable by providing a range of support services to help improve their performance.

These services include recognised programmes such as UK Trade & Investment’s international trade advice service and Investors in People and ISO9001 accreditation and a range of government-funded grant programmes to help companies achieve their growth objectives. EMB Group has offices in Leicester and Derby.

Further information on EMB Group is available at:

ACM Limited is an independent UKAS-accredited certification body. More information is available at:

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