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29 Apr, 2019, 13:52 BST DEKRA Launches Trust Center Initiative

The global expert organization DEKRA has made a successful start to 2019. In the first quarter, revenue increased by almost 5% to more than EUR 800...


11 Dec, 2018, 11:09 GMT Expert Organization DEKRA Grows for 15 Years in a Row: New Basic Setup for Global Growth

- 8 service divisions and 8 regions worldwide from January 2019 - International test network extended for digital safety - DEKRA Digital GmbH...


18 Jul, 2018, 09:53 BST DEKRA is Expanding its Industrial Business in the Benelux Region

DEKRA acquires Industrial Safety Group B.V. in Rotterdam International expert organization DEKRA is expanding its industrial portfolio in the Benelux ...


18 Jun, 2018, 13:22 BST DEKRA Strengthens Presence in India

Chilworth Subsidiary Being Integrated into the DEKRA Family Global expert organization DEKRA is strengthening its market presence in India. As part...


23 May, 2018, 11:20 BST DEKRA Opens Chemical Reaction Hazard Lab in Shanghai

Process safety business is continuously strengthening global testing facilities International expert organization DEKRA has opened a chemical...


14 May, 2018, 12:15 BST DEKRA Invests in Safe Digitalization

Expert organization calls for more regulation and independent testing DEKRA views cybersecurity and sophisticated safety technology as critical...


30 Oct, 2017, 11:00 GMT DEKRA Strengthens its Cybersecurity Business

International expert organization DEKRA is strengthening its product cybersecurity portfolio and has acquired security testing and evaluation company ...


25 Oct, 2017, 11:30 BST 2017 DEKRA Awards for Top Performance in the Service of Safety

Winners: German Road Safety Council, Caverion, and Pflasterpass Award ceremony at Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf Awards a platform for innovative...


27 Sep, 2017, 10:16 BST DEKRA Acquires Core VIS and Core PPS in Charlotte, North Carolina

The International expert organization DEKRA is acquiring the US inspection company Core Visual Inspection Services (Core VIS) located in Charlotte,...


12 Sep, 2017, 15:25 BST DEKRA on Smartphone Distraction at the Wheel

Would you be willing to close your eyes for five seconds while driving? Traffic observation: 7% of all drivers are distracted by their cellphones...


17 Jul, 2017, 13:10 BST DEKRA Takes Over Lausitzring

- Europe's largest independent testing center for connected and automated driving - Component of the international DEKRA testing network - Investment ...


10 May, 2017, 12:44 BST DEKRA Creates Digitalization Network

Greater safety thanks to a global service network By further expanding its global position and wide range of digital safety services, the...


04 Apr, 2017, 10:12 BST DEKRA Acquires High Power and High Voltage Laboratory VEIKI-VNL

Acquisition Boosts Portfolio of Testing Services for Energy Equipment - Strengthening of product testing and certification business - Large-scale...


13 Dec, 2016, 10:11 GMT DEKRA Represented on all Five Continents: Digitization Brings Growth Surge

- Revenues grow by 6% to EUR 2.9 billion in 2016 - Number of employees rises to over 38,000 for first time - Strong expansion of testing capacity in...


26 Oct, 2016, 11:13 BST Safety Champions Honored

DEKRA Award 2016 for top performance in the service of safety The three award winners are Truckers Life, Voith and AXA High-caliber jury honors...


13 Oct, 2016, 13:42 BST DEKRA Creates Automotive Test Facilities in Shanghai - Expansion in the Asian Growth Market

New laboratory for electromobility and IoV Safety services for customers from the automotive industry 15 new laboratories set up in two years DEKRA...


06 Sep, 2016, 12:22 BST Cybersecurity: Need for Action Increasing

New EU Directive on Protection Against Hacking Interconnection between the material world and the internet (the "internet of things") and the...


08 Aug, 2016, 14:51 BST DEKRA Expands Range of Training Courses in USA

Acquisition of Training Institute AQS Management Systems DEKRA is expanding its Business Assurance service unit in the USA by purchasing AQS...


11 May, 2016, 11:30 BST DEKRA Invests in the Internet of Things

Strong Growth Momentum and New Record Balance Sheet Security drives success for Industry 4.0 Revenues increase by 8.4% in 2015 to EUR 2.7 billion...


08 Apr, 2016, 10:10 BST Pedestrians Crossing Streets: Distraction by Smartphone poses risks

Survey by DEKRA Accident Research in six European capitals Almost 17% of pedestrians use their smartphone in road traffic Younger age groups...


04 Dec, 2015, 10:46 GMT DEKRA - Growing for 12 Years: Technical Safety is a Life-saver

Focus on safety on the road, at work and at home Revenues increase by 7% to EUR 2.7 billion in 2015 Number of employees up by 2,400 to 37,400 Expert...


29 Jun, 2015, 12:31 BST DEKRA Acquires Testing Expertise for Internet of Things

Wireless communication specialist AT4 wireless in Spain taken over The international expert organisation DEKRA is taking over the testing company AT4 ...


22 May, 2015, 12:10 BST DEKRA: End of Transitional Period for CLP Regulation

- New labelling for chemical products becomes mandatory The transition regulation that allows hazardous substances to be classified and labelled...


11 May, 2015, 11:35 BST DEKRA Forms Joint Venture in Taiwan and Mainland China

Expansion to include environmental reliability and failure analysis in Asia DEKRA is expanding its operations in Taiwan and mainland China with a...


07 May, 2015, 11:30 BST New era in DEKRA's Corporate History: Global Partner for a safe world

Revenues increase by 8.6% in 2014 to EUR 2.5 billion New record for adjusted operating earnings Headcount up by 2,400 to 35,000 Strategic...