Intertek has completed its acquisition of EWA-Canada, a provider of cyber security and assurance services for products, equipment and networks across multiple industries. The transaction was finalized on October 1, 2016.
The addition of EWA-Canada provides Intertek the opportunity to offer a more diverse and comprehensive portfolio of service offerings to its customers, including in-house data security evaluations, power assessments and connectivity testing. EWA-Canadas portfolio includes IT network security solutions for network carriers, network and product security evaluations, certification testing and advisory services. These services complement Interteks history of innovation and expertise in assurance, testing, inspection and certification for a variety of electrical and wireless products. Together, the combined companies will offer comprehensive solutions to designers and manufacturers of products including those that integrate smart technology and the Internet of Things (IoT).
“In today’s increasingly connected world, it is becoming more important to ensure IoT-enabled products and devices have secure connections, reliable connectivity and dependable power,” said Rich Adams, senior vice president at Intertek. “EWA-Canada’s knowledge and expertise in data security will allow us to bring customers the solutions they need for today’s connected marketplace and we are pleased to welcome them to Intertek.”
“Joining Intertek is a great development for EWA-Canada that we are very excited about,” adds Dennis Weiss, president of EWA-Canada. “We look forward to working together to bring our services to new industries and geographies, offering more robust services to the IoT space.”