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Bureau Veritas expands service offering to include data center commissioning and risk management with the acquisition of Primary Integration Solutions

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas has acquired Primary Integration Solutions (Primary Integration), a leader in data center commissioning, operational risk management and quality assurance services.

Founded in 2005, Primary Integration is the leading provider of data center commissioning, operational risk management and quality control / quality assurance services in the United States. Through seven strategically located domestic and international locations, Primary Integration provides a full suite of consultative services, spanning the entire data center lifecycle, from pre-commissioning through facility operations.

Primary Integration expands Bureau Veritas' capabilities to include commissioning of data center infrastructure, a market that continues to expand as consumer demand for data grows at a rapid pace and safe and secure storage of data continues to be a critical global need.

Natalia Shuman, Bureau Veritas' Executive Vice-President and CEO, North America Commodities and Industry & Facilities Operating Group, stated:

"As Bureau Veritas continues its expansion, we seek market leadership positions in high-growth industries. Continued investment in technical talent, tools and procedures have made Primary Integration a true leader in the data center commissioning and operation risk management market, with many of the world's largest technology companies depending on Primary Integration during planning, construction and operation of their data centers. This acquisition aligns perfectly with Bureau Veritas' mission to help clients improve their safety, quality and performance and brings another strong capability to those organizations that rely on us to continuously innovate, anticipate and navigate market changes."

Shawn Till, Primary Integration Solutions CEO stated:

"We are excited to be joining the Bureau Veritas organization to lead its data center focused business strategy. Bureau Veritas has a truly global footprint of technical capabilities, and this is going to support Primary Integration's mission of providing our clients with locally-led world class technical services anywhere in the world. This global service capability provides our clients with a value proposition that is truly unparalleled in our industry."

About Bureau Veritas

For nearly 200 years, clients in hundreds of industries from automotive to agriculture have relied on Bureau Veritas's testing, inspection and certification services to navigate market changes and make a demanding new world safer. With 6,000 employees and 129 locations in North America alone, and a network of 73,000 in 1,400 local offices and laboratories in 140 countries across the world, Bureau Veritas' global operations and digital solutions go beyond simple compliance to help organizations large and small reduce risk, improve performance and promote sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.
Compartment A, ISIN code FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI.
For more information, go to www.bureauveritas.com

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