Acquisition of AQL EMC Ltd by Eurofins Scientific
05 June 2023

Eurofins E&E UK expands its technical and regulatory EMC compliance capabilities with the acquisition of AQL EMC Ltd.

Eurofins E&E UK is pleased to announce the acquisition of AQL EMC Ltd by Eurofins Scientific. AQL EMC Ltd is a privately-owned UK-based laboratory specialising in technical and regulatory EMC compliance for customers in the defence, aerospace and marine sector. It has an enviable reputation for technical capability, expertise, and customer support gained over many years.

The acquisition of AQL is a further milestone in expanding the compliance, certification and testing services available from Eurofins E&E in the UK. It is a significant addition to the existing capabilities and further broadens the scope of services available to customers through the global network of E&E laboratories.

AQL provides a range of EMC related services, focusing on the defence, aerospace and marine sectors, and is recognised as a market leader in these areas.

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Untimely Passing of Nick Foot
29 April 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely death of Nick Foot, esteemed EMC engineer, founder, and director of AQL EMC. He has passed away after a brief illness.

With an exceptional career spanning the last 30+ years, the engineering community mourns the loss of this brilliant mind, known for his remarkable contributions to EMC. Beyond his professional achievements, he was also an avid enthusiast of Icelandic horses, a passion that brought him solace and joy.

His absence leaves a void in the EMC industry, as colleagues and friends remember him for his expertise, dedication, and generosity. He will be dearly missed, but his legacy will continue to inspire future generations of engineers and horse enthusiasts alike.

Lightning Transient Capabilites

After the commissioning of our Multiple Burst and Multiple Stroke lightning transient system, we have successfully completed over 30 tasks on a wide range of platforms for clients from both Europe and the USA. The unique nature of our custom-designed system allows us to produce completely custom waveform sequences in response to specific client requirements.

Whilst other test houses are announcing their new systems or still planning them, AQL EMC is getting on with performing these tests for our clients, on time and on budget.