Bodycote International plc announces the bolt-on acquisition of the Materials Testing Services division of Staveley Services. SSMT has four locations in the United States that offer services to industries requiring metal testing services. The new business will operate as part of Bodycote Testing Group America's network of laboratories.

SSMT is a member of the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL), maintains accreditation to ISO 17025 by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and is also accredited by the National Aerospace & Defense Contractor Accreditation Program (Nadcap).