02 December 2013
Ultis is now able to load data acquired with the software Winscan of Metalscan . This new compatibility makes our software more universal, since it was already able to process data from Smart NDT tools (TESTIA), Omniscan & Focus (Olympus), Nuscan (GE), Midas (Tecnatom), Rapidscan (Sonatest), Multi2000 (M2M), Zeus software (MIDAS NDT UK) .
Main benefit are:
- capitalization of advanced analysis features whatever the acquisition instrument/software is,
- harmonization of the diagnosis process
- cost savings on operators training
13 November 2013
EADS promotes services and training in aeronautics in Spain with the launch of Ensia
EADS, through its group of companies Testia, has launched a new technology project in Spain, which means the creation of the company Ensia. The company will carry out non-destructive testing, consulting, inspection and training in the Spanish aeronautical sector.
Ensia, which just opened its office in San Sebastian de los Reyes in Madrid, Spain, has also signed an agreement of partnership with Tecnatom, a Spanish company leader in this sector. This positions itself as a market leader in this segment and promotes the technological development and capabilities of the aeronautical sector.
"The work we do is vital to the industry and helps to improve the competitive position of the industry in Spain," said Vicente Cortés, CEO of Ensia.
Testia Group is part of the EADS group, and it has over 20 years experience in the field of non-destructive testing and training.
06 November 2013
Thank all of you for the wishes along the opening of ENSIA EXPERT SPAIN the 4th November in Madrid and that so much of you were able to join us during this event
29 October 2013
TESTIA launches Asia-Pacific Non-Destructive Testing services provider
First center in the region for Non-Destructive Testing aerospace services
Comprehensive scope of services
The company will be located in Singapore.
28 October 2013
Newport training school will help keep us safe in the air
23 October 2013
TESTIA will exhibit at Aviation Week’s annual MRO Asia Conference & Exhibition, October 29-31, 2013 at Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore. The company will appear at booth 635.
03 October 2013
Testia launches German Non-Destructive Testing services provider • Bremen-based TESTIA GmbH will be the first company of its type in Germany, to provide the full spectrum of NDT services and expertise• Offering to include bespoke NDT training, engineering services, inspection services, consultancy, NDT products & tools, research and development• Offering the full NDT service spectrum will significantly increase the quality of services provided • More than 40 new jobs to be created over five years Bremen, 2 October 2013 – TESTIA an EADS company, today launched TESTIAGmbH, specializing in aerospace Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) services and training.TESTIA GmbH will share its headquarters with Airbus operations in Bremen, and will be the only company in Germany to offer the full spectrum of NDT services, training and expertise, including:• EN4179/NAS410 compliant training • Special training on NDT manufacturing and service processes • Engineering services• Manufacturing and service inspectors • Equipment sales, services & training• NDT consultancy and Level 3 services• NDT tools, including reference standards and other accessories TESTIA GMBH will take over NDT training from Airbus, to train engineers and technicians according to EN4179/NAS410 standards, with Airbus continuing to act as the accreditation body. The training school in Bremen is the biggest of its kind in Germany, as well as the only one to offer Level 1, 2 and 3 training across all NDT areas including:• Ultrasonic• Eddy Current• Film Radiography • Non-Film Radiography (from Q2 2014)• Penetrative Testing• Magnetic Particle Testing• Thermography Testing
The German National NDT Board (NANDTB) approved training school, formerly part of Airbus, has a strong, established reputation in Germany. It is expected that more than 400 engineers and inspectors will be trained there in the first year, with a 10% increase planned for the following years. Several partnerships are expected to cover the increased training, services andinspections requirements, including cooperation with APPLUS, a global aerospace and industrial NDT provider. TESTIA GmbH will also take an active role in NDT tools and equipment sales, including related training and services. Testia will act as a distributor for “niche” NDT equipment developed by EADS Innovation Works (e.g. Ultis, Smart NDT Tool), Airbus (e.g. Online Maintenance Assistance, OMA) and by other business units.Furthermore, Testia will act as a distributor and services provider for other equipment and tools suppliers who do not have their own distribution networks. For some tools, such as CFRP reference standards, guiding device and other accessories, TESTIA GmbH will work closely with the manufacturing specialist Premium Aerotec.It is envisaged that TESTIA GmbH will expand beyond its current location, to a newCentre for Eco-efficient Materials & Technologies (EcoMaT). Planning work has already started for the centre, which will consolidate the engineering capabilities provided by Airbus in the field of Material &Processes in one location. In the first instance, TESTIA GmbH will occupy 600m2 of the centre, housing high tech laboratories, training facilities and modern offices, with an option to expand as necessary in the future. TESTIA GmbH will be the second largest industrial company on site after Airbus, and is expected to move to the new facilities by late 2015 with its planned 20 to 30 employees. Denis Gardin, Head of EADS New Technology Ventures and President of TESTIA,said: “Against the background of increased use of composites in aero structures, more stringent airframe inspection requirements and increasing numbers of aircraft in service, TESTIA provides a global solution in aerospace non-destructive inspection, services and R&D.” “The opening of Testia in Germany enables us to support our customers directly, onsite, with first-class NDT services. Although the core business here is also non-destructive testing, Testia is aiming to expand its activities within the range of other quality-related topics and in relation to the NDT products.” Holger Speckmann, CEO of TESTIA GmbH said: “TESTIA GmbH will provide world-class quality NDT services and training for OEMs (e.g. Airbus, Astrium, Eurocopter, Cassidian, Premium Aerotec, etc.) and other manufacturers, as well as for MROs and OEM suppliers. The Bremen site is the starting point for its German operations,but other locations will follow in the future, providing NDT services where they are needed, as close as possible to our customers’ facilities. We are expecting other TESTIA GmbH operations to be launched across Germany in the very near future.” “In addition, TESTIA GmbH will provide expert consultancy services to companies worldwide, and has already started discussions in the United Arabian Emirates and the Middle East. Furthermore the extension of the Testia business to the US will be driven by TESTIA GmbH together with other TESTIA groups.” About TESTIATESTIA is an EADS company with over 20 years of experience in Aerospace Non-Destructive Testing and Training. TESTIA Services is divided into six departments:• Training • Engineering • In-service inspections• Manufacturing • Consultancy • NDT products for the aerospace sectorThrough a range of strategic partnerships, TESTIA provides worldwide services and a global solution to meet industry needs.
www.testia.com Contact: Holger Speckmann Email: email@example.com Tel: +49 421 538 4823
17 September 2013
Testia Spain is pleased to announce the launch of the first Lv-II UT training course at its facilities in San Sebastian de los Reyes, Madrid.
With this course, from the 16th to September 27th, Testia Spain initiates its journey in the NDT training field hoping to cover a need in the Spanish aerospace industry.
04 September 2013
Aerospace firm Testia aims to train 1,400 in Newporthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-23934149
03 September 2013
Newport, 03 September 2013
TESTIA (www.testia.com), an EADS company, today officially launched TESTIA Ltd, a new company specializing in Non-Destructive Testing and Training in Aerospace.TESTIA Ltd, based at the EADS Newport campus in Newport, South Wales, is aimed at meeting the future needs of the global aerospace industry by training a new generation of highly-skilled young engineers. It expects to be training up to 1,400 students a year within six years. They will achieve National Aerospace Board qualifications in Non Destructive Testing methods and processes, aimed at ensuring the consistent quality and integrity of aerospace industry materials, components and products (the aircraft or spacecraft) during manufacture and operation worldwide.In partnership with Caparo, a worldwide leader in the supply of NDT services and materials testing which will provide existing trained staff in support of the Newport operation, the company will also offer UK NDT Board approved apprenticeships for school leavers. The scheme will comprise both on-site (classroom) and on-the-job (aerospace manufacturing or flight maintenance) training. This will ensure a correct entry point for those who wish to pursue a career as a professional NDT practitioner in Aerospace and create those resources to maintain our product quality levels in the future.
Wales First Minister, Carwyn Jones, Ian Risk Head of EADS Innovation Works UK and Denis Gardin President of TESTIA launched TESTIA Ltd, the first UK facility to combine bespoke NDT training, research testing of new aerostructure composites, and expert aerospace NDT consultancy services for engineering and manufacturing companies.
The First Minister said: “I’m very pleased that with the support of the Welsh Government EADS has been able to further enhance its economic footprint in Wales. TESTIA’s state of the art facility will service all EADS companies worldwide, including Cassidian, one of our key anchor companies.
“TESTIA is another example of both our and EADS’ commitment to strengthening the Welsh economy. Not only will the company create around 60 jobs over five years and train hundreds of people a year in specialist skills, it will also promote Wales as a great place for innovative, high-tech businesses to thrive.”
A £1.4 million investment, with support from the Welsh Government, it is expected to provide 60 new jobs at Newport after five years. As well as trainers and hands-on inspectors these will include high level engineers, available as consultants, capable of expert scrutiny of aircraft and writing NDT processes for the industry.
Denis Gardin, Head of EADS New Technology Ventures and President of TESTIA, said: “Against the background of increased use of composites in aerostructures, more stringent airframe inspection requirements and increasing numbers of aircraft in service, TESTIA provides a global solution in aerospace non destructive inspection, services and R&D.
“By opening a TESTIA company in the UK, we are addressing a potentially serious problem in the global aerospace industry by augmenting an ageing population of engineers with young, highly-skilled persons who will progress to fill those expert roles in the future. Aerospace NDT is the area with the most significant growth rate in the last 10 years and clearly defined future growth.”
Brian Hall, CEO of TESTIA Ltd said “TESTIA Ltd in Newport will cover the all the UK divisions of Airbus, Astrium and Eurocopter plus, of course, a very large aerospace supplier and operator community. From a state-of-the-art NDT training and research facility at Newport the complete range of services will be available to all EADS personnel, plus those companies which manufacture and support components into the aerospace industry and those who operate the products worldwide. We also appreciate the support given to Testia by the leading companies in NDT Inspections Products. Our Training School will feature courses using the latest equipment from our own EADS Innovation Works, GE, Olympus, Rohmann, SREM, Midas, Baugh & Weedon, Wardray, Phoenix and Sonatest. All these companies have actively contributed in the creation of the facility”
“In addition, TESTIA will provide apprenticeships, graduate training and internships for those wishing to pursue careers in aerospace NDT. Expert consultancy services will also be available to companies worldwide.”
TESTIA is an EADS company with over 20 years of experience in the field of Non-Destructive Testing and Training in Aerospace. TESTIA Services are divided into six departments:
Through a set of strategic partnerships, TESTIA provides worldwide services and a global solution to the industry needs.
22 July 2013
Another step ahead by TESTIA – NDT EXPERT for innovating NDT processes:As a team work with Airbus and EADS IW, TESTIA - NDT EXPERT offers now a robotized solution for UT Phased Array with MITO industrial ndt equipment at TECHNOCAMPUS EMC2, Bouguenais. This unique system gives possibilities for faster scanning and automized UT data diagnosis using Ultis software. Definitely a serious option to consider when considering ramps up in aircraft programs coming ahead !
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