Posted in | News | Materials Testing | Business

Exova Secures Long Term Agreement with Böhler

Exova Group plc, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has signed a five-year long term agreement with Böhler Schmiedetechnik GmbH. The new contract extends a relationship spanning more than a decade.

The deal will see Exova provide material testing programmes on high grade forged aerospace alloy components for use in aircraft engines and structural airframes.

The testing will be conducted at Exova’s aerospace laboratory in Plzeň, Czech Republic and will include fatigue and fracture mechanics and a range of specialist metallurgical and mechanical testing.

Florian Humer, strategic procurement external services manager for Böhler commented: “The aerospace sector demands the highest quality and technical standards and Exova has proven itself capable of meeting our rigorous testing demands. Extending our relationship supports our work to advance the development and application of specialist aerospace alloys.”

Stuart Abbs, European director of aerospace for Exova said:

“The new contract with Böhler underlines Exova’s position as a leading provider of technically demanding services to the aerospace sector. We have made significant investment in the capabilities and capacity of our Plzeň facility ensuring we can meet the current and future needs of Böhler and the global aerospace supply chain.”

About Exova

Exova is one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations.

Exova operates 118 permanent facilities in 23 countries and employs more than 3,800 people throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia/Asia Pacific. Exova’s capabilities help to extend asset life, bring predictability to applications, and shorten the time to market for customers’ products, processes and materials.

In aerospace, Exova supports commercial and military primes and their global supply chains via a network of 13 Nadcap approved laboratories worldwide (more than any other independent testing group). It also holds approvals from all major OEMs. It specialises in the provision of mechanical, non-destructive and chemical testing programmes for aerospace composites, alloys and ceramics.


Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Exova Materials Testing. (2019, February 08). Exova Secures Long Term Agreement with Böhler. AZoM. Retrieved on September 22, 2021 from

  • MLA

    Exova Materials Testing. "Exova Secures Long Term Agreement with Böhler". AZoM. 22 September 2021. <>.

  • Chicago

    Exova Materials Testing. "Exova Secures Long Term Agreement with Böhler". AZoM. (accessed September 22, 2021).

  • Harvard

    Exova Materials Testing. 2019. Exova Secures Long Term Agreement with Böhler. AZoM, viewed 22 September 2021,

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback