SPC JOINS CERTANIA to enable growth and innovation in material testing.

Specialized provider for material testing and damage analysis makes the strategic move joining the CERTANIA partner community.

Munich/Westhausen, March 6, 2024. SPC has partnered with CERTANIA, a growing group specializing in Testing, Inspection, and Certification services. This strategic move allows SPC, a leading provider for material testing and damage analysis, to leverage CERTANIA’s innovative network and expertise. Both entities share a commitment to scientific excellence, exceptional customer service and fostering sustainable and inclusive practices.

Established in 2008 and headquartered in Westhausen, Germany, SPC is an accredited service partner known for its expertise in destructive (DT) and non-destructive testing (NDT), damage analysis, advanced metallography, and precision mechanical engineering. With a focus on service excellence, SPC actively collaborates with professional associations and holds accreditations for destructive testing methods, with plans for non-destructive testing accreditation.

Joining CERTANIA marks a significant milestone for SPC, opening doors to broaden its analytical and consulting services. This partnership enhances the company’s ability to ensure safety, quality, and regulatory compliance across various industries, including found foundry technology, machinery and vehicle construction, shipbuilding, agricultural technology, reactor construction, and steel construction.

Under the leadership of CEO Alexander Maier, SPC’s management team retains independence while accessing the resources of the larger group, facilitating continued growth and service expansion. Says Alexander Maier, CEO SPC, about the strategic move: „With the joint expertise and the collaboration with other CERTANIA partner companies in the field of material testing, we will become an even more credible solution provider for our clients. Being part of CERTANIA enables us to further invest into our service portfolio and infrastructure, providing innovative knowledge management tools to understand the changing regulatory landscape, and highly accurate analytical methods to ascertain compliance to applicable regulations “.

Moritz Gruber, CEO and managing shareholder of CERTANIA, welcomes SPC and extends the invitation to join this unique group to other entrepreneurs and owners of companies in the field of scientific, laboratory, and compliance services: “We provide an opportunity to put their company into a future-proof structure. It is our fundamental aim to build a group for the long run, where strong partner companies flourish, while retaining their identity. With the addition of SPC, our group can become a force in the materials testing segment”.

CERTANIA’s ecosystem provides a platform for mid-sized, knowledge-based companies to thrive under one umbrella, maintaining entrepreneurial freedom while benefiting from group resources and support.

About SPC Werkstofflabor GmbH:

SPC has been a leading service provider specializing in material testing and damage analysis since 2008. The core strengths include destructive (DT) and non-destructive testing (NDT), advanced metallography, and precision mechanical engineering, all supported by a state-of-the-art in-house laboratory in Westhausen. Committed to service excellence, SPC collaborates with professional associations to stay current with industry advancements. SPC is accredited for destructive testing methods and works towards accreditation for non-destructive methods. The focus on long-term client relationships, with an average tenure of 5 to 15 years, ensures unparalleled support and expertise. For more information, visit www.spc-lab.de.


Under the umbrella of CERTANIA Holding GmbH, a new global market player is created in the field of Testing, Inspection & Certification as well as scientific, laboratory and compliance services. This group offers medium-sized partners a sustainable home for their life’s work. CERTANIA enables entrepreneurs and owners to further develop their companies with like-minded people, while continuing to preserve their entrepreneurial roots, corporate culture, brand, and values. For more information, visit certania.com


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