Premium Inspection & Testing Group Acquires Quality Testing Services, Inc.
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Premium Inspection & Testing Group today announced the acquisition of Quality Testing Services, Inc. (St. Louis, MO), a recognized leader in nondestructive testing (NDT), calibration, training and consulting throughout the Midwestern United States.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Scott Zimmer, President of Quality Testing Services, Inc., said: "At Quality Testing Services, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with the best nondestructive testing, training and calibration services available. Our decision to join Premium Group is a natural progression in our long-term growth strategy. Both of our companiesí missions and core values are very much aligned on delivering exceptional service. We look forward to the many opportunities that being part of Premiumís top-notch organization will bring for the benefit of our customers and our employees."

Mr. Rodney Bonvillain, Chief Executive Officer of Premium Inspection & Testing Group, said: "We are pleased to welcome Quality Testing Services into our company. They are a well-respected service provider that has a solid reputation for quality, professionalism and customer satisfaction. Adding scale and complementing our existing operations particularly in the Midwest, this acquisition enables us to broaden our range of available services, expand the markets we serve and further strengthen our core capabilities and expertise."

Remaining based in St. Louis, MO, Quality Testing Services will be integrated into the company brand as Premium Inspection & Testing Group Ė QTS Division and will continue to be headed by Scott Zimmer.

ABOUT QUALITY TESTING SERVICES, INC.

For more than two decades, Quality Testing Services, Inc., based in St. Louis, MO, has been providing critical nondestructive testing, inspection, safety and asset integrity services to clients throughout a broad scope of industries. Wherever the need, Quality Testing provides reliable, expedient, and cost-effective nondestructive testing and inspection services in a professional manner. In addition to its NDT services being NADCAP accredited and Boeing D1-4426 approved, the company is also a FAA Part 145 Repair Station and holds many other licenses, approvals, and accreditations. As an authorized ASNT examination center approved to administer IRRSP and Level 3 Exams, Quality Testing Servicesí expert NDT training and consulting services are designed to qualify and prepare candidates for certification in accordance with SNT-TC-1A, NAS 410, CP-189, MIL-STD and/or customer guidelines. Being a leading Nadcapô accredited, nondestructive testing laboratory, Quality Testing Services provides a full range of ISO/IEC 17025 A2LA accredited calibration services, including; NDT Test Equipment, Physical Dimensional, Torque, Temperature, Pressure, Electrical DC/Low Freq., RF/ MW, Balances and Scales, Mechanical, and Light. For more information, visit http://www.qualitytesting.com.

ABOUT PREMIUM INSPECTION & TESTING GROUP

Premium Inspection & Testing Group, headquartered in Houston, TX, is a family of best-in-class companies working together as one team to safely deliver exceptional services to its clients through unparalleled knowledge, experience and technology leadership. With decades of know-how from serving virtually every industrial sector and application requiring top notch inspection, testing, calibration and quality management solutions, Premium Group provides the valuable, reliable and actionable information needed for its customers to make sound, engineering-based decisions regarding the fitness for service of its assets, components and weldments, while also ensuring full regulatory compliance during manufacturing, installation and in the field. Premium Groupís Operating Divisions serve clients regionally from main locations in Baton Rouge, LA, Davenport, IA, Newark, DE, Gonzales, LA, Mobile, AL, Lake Charles, LA, Lombard, IL, Waterloo, IA, Plant City, FL and now St. Louis, MO as well as nested sites at customer facilities nationwide. For more information, visit http://www.pitinc.com.