Normec partners with Van Empel Inspecties en Advisering B.V.

10 Jan 2024

Utrecht, 10th of January 2024Normec, a leading organization in the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) industry, is proud to announce the acquisition of Van Empel, a renowned owner-held company in inspections and consultancy in the field of electrical installations and combustion plants. The acquisition by Normec marks an important milestone in Van Empel’s growth strategy, by providing a larger platform for further expansion and by strengthening its capacity to offer customers a full range of services .

Van Empel, founded in 2005, has established itself as an expert in ensuring safety and continuity within organisations. With approximately sixty professional and committed employees, Van Empel offers a broad range of electrical inspections and will continue to do so, under the proven leadership and thorough knowledge of Michael Kuylaars (Commercial Director) and Dré Timmermans (Operational Director).

This acquisition marks an exciting new phase in the evolution of both companies and promises significant benefits for their customers and employees. Together, Normec and Van Empel will continue to build on their strong foundations and stay committed to quality, safety and customer satisfaction.

Joep Bruins, Founder and CEO of Normec, commented: “Van Empel is a well-reputed inspection company, that has grown significantly over the last years. The partnership between Normec and Van Empel opens up numerous opportunities for us to become even more meaningful to our shared customer base. We look forward to and take pride in sharing this exciting future together with Van Empel’s highly experienced management team and employees.”.

Normec were advised on the transaction by KPMG (financial and tax) and Lexence (legal). Van Empel were advised by HKB (M&A) and Bergjeths (legal).

Contact info

Frederik Bernoski, General Counsel,
Frank Kneepkens, M&A,

Van Empel:
Dré Timmermans, Operational Director,
Michael Kuylaars, Commercial Director,

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