National Technical Systems Acquires National Quality Assurance

Calabasas-based National Technical Systems, the provider of testing, certification, inspection, and other related services, said this morning that it is acquiring UK-based National Quality Assurance, a provider of ISO testing services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. NTS said that National Quality Assurance (NQA) is one of the largest ISO registrars in the world, with more than 32,000 active certifications in 75 countries. The two said they have been working together since 1992, and are former joint venture partners. NTS is owned by LA private equity investor Aurora Capital Group.