EMB Group welcomes 2019 with a new acquisition
Leicester-based EMB-Group Limited is welcoming 2019 with the acquisition of Chamber Certification Assessment Services Limited (CCAS).
CCAS, located in Cannock will sit alongside ACM Limited within the EMB Group, delivering accredited certification activities around the world.
Stephen Smith, Chief Executive of EMB-Group says: “We are delighted to confirm the acquisition of CCAS by EMB-Group. This significantly enhances our UK customer base and widens our sector coverage for clients. Operating alongside our existing global certification activities, it will provide future opportunities for clients to secure accredited certification in critical business areas such as cyber and information security, health and safety and environmental management.”
Tony Brachmanski, Chief Executive of CCAS says: “Both I and the team at CCAS are very proud of the business we have grown over the last 25 years. I would like to thank both them and the wider network of people with whom we have worked and I’m looking forward to working with EMB Group at Board level to continue the growth and expand the service offer further.”
Sean Read, Executive Director – Certification at EMB Group says: “CCAS is a well-respected business and we look forward to integrating the team into the EMB Group as the next step of our ambitious growth plans.”
Established in 1994, CCAS is a UKAS and SIA-accredited certification body that provides certification services across the UK. Accredited standards include ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, OHSAS 18001, and the Security Industry Approved Contractor Scheme and Security Product Certification. CCAS is also a CQI / IRCA-approved training provider and delivers professional training courses across the UK specialising in Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety management systems.
EMB Group currently provides UKAS approved certification services worldwide through ACM Limited for international standards, including ISO9001, ISO 14001, ISO, ISO 27001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001.