Element acquires Delsen Testing Laboratories
Element Material Technology has acquired US composites lab, Delsen Testing Laboratories, strengthening its position within the aerospace composites testing market.
Delsen, is based in Glendale, California.“The primes are focusing their R&D budgets increasingly towards composite materials,” notes Charles Noall, President and CEO of Element.
“As a result, the purchase of one of the most highly regarded composite testing laboratories in America marks a considerable step in Element’s strategy to become a market-leader in aerospace materials testing services, as well as the world’s largest dedicated materials testing provider.”
Delsen is Nadcap approved and holds a number of major aerospace prime approvals.“We envision Delsen becoming a ‘centre of excellence’ in aerospace composite materials testing,” Noall adds.