PTI announces it becomes a part of the NEMKO Group


Professional Testing (EMI) Inc. is excited to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Nemko Group, a leading global regulatory agency headquartered in Oslo, Norway, to become an integral part of their organization. Starting January 1st, 2022, the acquisition will expand Nemko’s footprint in the U.S. and provide PTI customers with expanded access to faster approvals, broader testing capabilities and the advantages of Nemko’s vast market reach and international approval services.

“The team at PTI has exceeded our expectations as a partner, opening up new opportunities for growth in the region,” said Ole-Martin Oien, GM of Nemko USA. “This acquisition enhances Nemko’s primary safety, EMC, certification and international market access services while significantly expanding our hazardous location and explosive atmosphere facilities.”

PTI has long had experience in industries including information technology, test and measurement, medical, military, aerospace, marine, and oil and gas. Now with this new opportunity with Nemko, existing PTI customers will have access to expanded services beyond laboratory testing, including Field Evaluations, Pre-compliance Development, International Approvals, Product Certification, Management System Certification, and Cyber Security services. Additionally, PTI customers will now have access to Nemko’s laboratories, offices and extensive partner network in Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa allowing for expanded opportunities and global market access.

“We look forward to welcoming the experienced and dedicated team at PTI into the Nemko Group,” commented Per Ove Øyberg, Nemko Group President & CEO. “This acquisition reinforces our commitment to providing accessible testing solutions that improve speed-to-market, which is crucial to our customers’ success.”

As a central Texas company, PTI has been in the forefront of product testing in emerging growth industries. Texas is known as a hotbed for emerging businesses and a home to 49 Fortune 500 companies.

“Our team is very excited to begin the next chapter in the evolution of our core business” stated Jeff Lenk, President of PTI. “Nemko’s core values are aligned with ours and will provide the experience, market share and key partnerships needed to compete in today’s global markets.”

 About Professional Testing (EMI), Inc.

PTI delivers EMC, wireless, environmental, reliability, electrical & machinery product safety testing, and hazardous locations testing capabilities for Texas and the surrounding states. Our commitment is to help our customers navigate the worldwide regulatory and product certification requirements while enabling them to meet their goal of bringing products to market in a timely manner.  Learn more about PTI at

About Nemko Group

The NEMKO foundation works for safety, sustainability and the environment through the Nemko Group. Companies around the world trust Nemko to assess their products, systems, installations and personnel for conformity with relevant standards and regulations. Since 1933, we have ensured that our customers comply with requirements anywhere in the world. Our services include international approvals, product and system certifications, cyber assurance services as well as product testing and pre-compliance. Through our offices, laboratories and extensive partner network in Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa we can serve our customers in a reliable, efficient and open manner. We provide access to our global knowledge through our local presence.  Learn more about Nemko at



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