01 Dec, 2022
Simtec Materials Testing Laboratory

We are thrilled to be joining our sister companies that form part of Phenna Group’s growing portfolio of specialist businesses providing testing, inspection, certification, and compliance (TICC) services to customers all around the world.

Our recent partnership agreement marks the start of what promises to be an exciting year for our construction materials testing business.

Chris Simmons, MD of Simtec commented, “I am really excited to join Phenna Group. Having made the decision to seek a supportive partner to help further grow the business, it was important to select someone with wide industry expertise and an operating model that valued my brand and employee expertise. From my first meeting with Paul and the Phenna Team, they ticked all the right boxes and I was immediately impressed by their easy to deal with approach. I’m convinced working with Phenna Group will help me realise Simtec’s full potential.”

Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group said: “I am very pleased and excited that Chris has chosen to partner with Phenna Group. Simtec have an excellent regional reputation and from my first meeting with Chris at my house, he has been straightforward and easy to deal with, which bodes well for a promising future together. The highly experienced Simtec team will help us to consolidate our geographical footprint and extend our wide range of infrastructure site and laboratory testing and services. I very much look forward to welcoming Chris and his team to Phenna Group”

Phenna Group were advised by Johnston Carmichael and Irwin Mitchell

Simtec were advised by Shakespeare Martineau and Burton Wallis

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