Intact (INTꓥCT), the newly created subsidiary Of Advanced NDT and Mechanical Integrity by Ekoscan, a company specializing in the manufacture of advanced equipment for the non-destructive testing industry, announces a minority stake in Air Liquide through its venture capital Company Aliad (Air Liquide Venture Capital).
The ambition of the two partners is to jointly develop "best technologies and best practices for inspections, monitoring and predictability of the health of industrial equipment, for the benefit of the industry as a whole."
Building on the technological advances it has contributed to, Ekoscan created Intact at the end of 2020.
In cooperation with Ekoscan (recognized manufacturer of state-of-the-art NDT ultrasonic equipment), Extende (the world leader in NDT simulation) and Air Liquide, Intact offers its customers tailored solutions to meet the most demanding needs in terms of non-destructive control, custom engineering, mechanical integrity and structural health monitoring.
Speaking about the new partnership, Hugo Cence, President of Ekoscan, said: "Air Liquide has trusted us over the past four years. Today, we are taking a step forward together to continue to develop solutions, design, inspect and manage asset integrity through connected technologies. I am confident that all of our customers will benefit from this partnership as we strengthen innovation and advanced technologies, operational stability, safety and profitability. I would like to personally thank our partner Aliad for all the efforts made to finalize this agreement. »
Matthieu Eyriès, Managing Director of Aliad, said: "This partnership resonates with the Ambitions of the Air Liquide Group to use technologies to control both the integrity of assets and the safety of industrial processes. Intact will provide innovative solutions to continuously improve the predictive maintenance of our sites and those of our customers. »
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