Intertek Caleb Brett strengthens its position in the petroleum and biofuels market with the acquisition of Apras Sicea France’s Port la Nouvelle and Port de Bouc sites

July 01, 2021

Martigues, France – Intertek Caleb Brett, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, and experts in qualitative and quantitative analytical assessment services to the oil and gas, chemical, and other commodities markets is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 2 sites of Apras Sicea France (ASF) located respectively in Port la Nouvelle and Port de Bouc, a specialist in inspections and testing of petroleum, petrochemical & related products.

ASF was founded in 2015 and predominantly operates in the South of France, notably in Port La Nouvelle (near Narbonne) and Port-de-Bouc (near Fos-Lavera).

The acquisition of ASF’s sites further strengthens Intertek Caleb Brett’s service offering, specifically in the analysis and inspection of petroleum and petrochemical products and enhances its geographic footprint in the south of France.

Yannick Garcia, General Manager of Intertek Caleb Brett France said “We are delighted with the acquisition of ASF’s sites which will accelerate the deployment of our growth strategy in the sustainable development sector and in particular bio-fuels in France, while strengthening our geographic network with the addition of a laboratory in Port La Nouvelle. Our complementary technical expertise will produce immediate synergies and ensure continuity of services that meet the expectations of our respective customers. This alliance strengthens our inspection and laboratory teams with experienced staff and greater analytical capacity, to provide unmatched client service, which is critical for our customers. Above all, it is the alignment of our vision and our corporate culture, centered on operational excellence and customer relationships that makes ASF the perfect fit for the Intertek family.“

Jean-Luc Deschamps, President of Apras Sicea France, said “We are delighted to be selling both sites to the Intertek family. Our customers will benefit from an extended network in France and the international recognition of the Intertek brand and its Caleb Brett business line, while continuing to provide them with personalized and local support. “

For More Information

Please contact:
Yannick Garcia
General Manager Intertek Caleb Brett France
E: yannick.garcia@intertek.com

Charlotte Leleu
Marketing Manager Intertek France
T: +33 2 32 09 36 51
E: charlotte.leleu@intertek.com

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