Leicester-based EMB-Group Limited welcomes 2019 with acquisition of Cannock firm

Leicester-based EMB-Group Limited is welcoming 2019 with the acquisition of Chamber Certification Assessment Services Limited (CCAS).

CCAS, located in Cannock will sit alongside ACM Limited within the EMB Group delivering accredited certification activities around the world.

Stephen Smith, Chief Executive of EMB-Group, says: “We are delighted to confirm the acquisition of CCAS by EMB-Group. This significantly enhances our UK customer base and widens our sector coverage for clients.

“Operating alongside our existing global certification activities, it will provide future opportunities for clients to secure accredited certification in critical business areas such as cyber and information security, health and safety and environmental management.  ”

Tony Brachmanski, Chief Executive of CCAS says: “Both I and the team at CCAS are very proud of the business we have grown over the last 25 years. I would like to thank both them and the wider network of people with whom we have worked and I’m looking forward to working with EMB Group at Board level to continue the growth and expand the service offer further.”

Sean Read, Executive Director – Certification at EMB Group, says: “CCAS is a well-respected business and we look forward to integrating the team into the EMB Group as the next step of our ambitious growth plans.”

Established in 1994, CCAS is a UKAS and SIA-accredited certification body that provides certification services across the UK. EMB Group currently provides UKAS approved certification services worldwide through ACM Limited for international standards.