Headquartered in Nottingham, UK, Phenna Group's aim is to invest in and partner with selected niche, independent Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) companies that serve a variety of sectors, ensuring customers' peace of mind by delivering first class testing and assurance services. This acquisition is our sixth deal in Australia, in the last 14 months, augmenting our expanding presence and strong growth in the region.
EMC Technologies is the largest, most experienced and most accredited EMI/EMC/EMR/Safety facility in Australia with over fifty professional staff employed across branches in Melbourne, Sydney and New Zealand. Operating since 1992, Chris Zombolas’ drive and foresight established and built a successful business specialising in approval and certification testing to Electromagnetic (EMC, EMI, EMR/EMF/SAR), Electrical Safety, Telecommunications and compliance engineering consultation and special projects services to all areas of the electrical/electronics industry.
EMC Technologies Directors commented, “the EMC Technologies team are genuinely excited to be joining Phenna Group. This was clearly a very important decision for the business and from our first dealings with the Phenna Group team, it was obvious that their commitment and focus to the continued growth of our business and our team was the perfect fit for EMC Technologies. I believe we have a very strong future together and the team look forward to working with Paul, Brett and their teams to grow our business and our capabilities.”
Brett Coleman, Regional MD, Australia said “it is very exciting to welcome Chris, Nick, Kevin, Steve and their team to Phenna Group. Over thirty years they have built an excellent business with a strong reputation for quality and technical capability within the Australian market. I look forward to working with the team to continue their journey.”
Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group added, "I am delighted to welcome Chris, Nick, Kevin, Steve and their team to Phenna Group. The addition of EMC Technologies supports our fast-growing operations in Australia. Their experienced team and extensive capability provide a solid base to continue our growth in the product testing and certification market. I look forward to working with Brett, and the EMC Technologies team to continue their exciting growth plans.”
Phenna Group were advised by Macpherson Kelley and Pitchers Partners.
EMC Technologies were advised by Nicholas Lontos.