The acquisition will immediately expand upon and strengthen Amtivo’s global reach and certification services.
Formed in 1992, QAICL is a leading certification body issuing internationally recognised accredited certificates to companies across a wide range of manufacturing and service industries. The company delivers its services through an established infrastructure of branch offices, subsidiaries and agents operating in 9 countries.
“We are very excited to add QAICL to the Amtivo Group. It is an exceptional fit for the group and its customers.” said Amtivo CEO, Mike Tims, “This acquisition extends our international UKAS certification platform further with established offices in China and the Middle East, a very substantial client base in China, Korea and South Asia and certificates in 27 markets across Asia, and Europe. QAICL joining the group will also strengthen Amtivo’s UK certification presence including the addition of Food Packaging certification and expanding our Training offering.”
Alan Carter, Managing Director of QAICL, said “QAICL as a long-established Global Brand knows that Certification in the modern era is about offering clients a wide range of choice across multiple compliance platforms. Amtivo Group has proven its credentials in this regard and that can only mean a positive outcome, not only for the company and customers of QAICL but for the whole client base of Amtivo. From the combined experience and skills of all the well respected and trusted TIC Brands Amtivo now represents, the Group is truly a ‘force for good’ and QAICL offers it’s sincerest congratulations to all concerned.”
Commenting on the acquisition of QAICL, Finance Director, Ann Duffield, said “I am pleased that we have found the perfect home for QAICL. By joining the Amtivo group QAICL will have access to more resources and capabilities including Amtivo’s sector leading technology. With this level of commitment, the business will continue to grow and flourish under the Amtivo Group.”
This announcement is the fifth acquisition for the Amtivo Group in 2021.