Case studies

The Ulven Companies MORE>

Exova signed a three-year long term agreement with The Ulven Companies to provide mechanical, chemical and metallography testing services. The new contract extends a relationship spanning more than nine years.

The Kaombo Project MORE>

Exova was awarded a £2.5 million contract by CRC–Evans Offshore to provide pipeline material, welding and AUT qualification testing for the Kaombo Project.

Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC)

Exova signed a contract with the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) to provide a material and weld qualification programme for AGDC's ASAP project, which also involves qualifying selected pipe mills and welding contractors specified by AGDC.

Champion Petfoods, Canada MORE>

Exova signed a contract with Champion Petfoods, which extended a relationship spanning more than 18 years.

Hitachi Rail Europe MORE>

HRE were seeking a specialist partner to provide a fire testing to support their programme to provide rolling stock for the UK Government’s £5.7billion Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

Maersk MORE>

Maersk required a testing partner to provide material selection and qualification and a programme of mechanical and corrosion testing for down-hole tubulars to be deployed its North Sea Culzean Field Development Project.

Sartorious-Werkzeuge MORE>

Sartorius-Werkzeuge was seeking an industry-leading calibration partner to which it would outsource its customer calibration services.


Boeing Apache programme MORE>

As part of the Boeing Apache programme ongoing development Boeing contracted Exova to conduct specialist materials testing on key components.


Doha Metro MORE>

The new Doha Metro is currently under construction with phase one on course to open in 2019. Exova secured three separate contracts, worth over £3.7m, to deliver a programme of materials testing for key infrastructure, as well as specialist fire strategy and consultancy.


Böhler Schmiedetechnik GmbH MORE>

With a relationship already extending over a decade, Böhler chose Exova as its continued partner and entered into a five-year long term agreement.

Subsea 7 MORE>

Exova and Subsea7 have a long term relationship, currently formalised within a two year framework agreement.


Exova has long supported GKN, a leading supplier in the global aerospace supply chain, providing technically demanding solutions in support of the development and application of composite materials. 

Vestas MORE>

Exova and Vestas, the world’s leading producer of wind turbines, have a relationship spanning over 15 years.

London Underground Limited MORE>

Exova Warringtonfire (EWF) and London Underground Limited (LUL) had worked together on fire testing for a number of years, so when the time came for LUL to further develop fire safety standards across its network, it selected its trusted partner EWF.

Marine Coatings MORE>

Exova performed nine months of intensive testing on the coatings to International Maritime Organisation (IMO) performance standards for protective coatings.

MOSE Dam Project MORE>

Exova's Padova laboratory conducted over 150,000 tests for the MOSE project over a nine year period.

Alstom Power Limited MORE>

Exova undertook various phased bespoke risk assessments to suit each project, with reports presented in a style to match legislative life safety requirements.

Rosetti Marino MORE>

Exova worked with Rosetti Marino on its development of the Jasmine discovery, a high pressure, and high temperature gas-condensate reservoir destined to produce 88000 barrels of oil in the North Sea every year.

Fisker MORE>

Exova was contracted to help develop an Advanced Development Validation (ADV) plan for the interior of the vehicle, and manage through two development cycles including Design Validation (DV) and Process Validation (PV).

Saab Aerospace MORE>

When Saab was to design the world’s first 4th generation fighter, the Gripen, one of their key performance goals was to create a structure with minimal weight and maximum strength.

Chevron MORE>

In an industry where asset assurance is a fundamental principle, Chevron, one of the world’s leading oil companies, approached Exova with a requirement to advance its pipeline weld inspections.

The Dubai Metro project MORE>

Exova was approached to help test the infrastructure for the first ever metro system in Dubai.

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