As a global technical services provider with a tradition of 150 years, TÜV SÜD brings together people, technology and the environment – with a long-term perspective, in a sustainable manner and adding value. The range of services covers consulting, testing, certification and training. More than 17,000 employees in over 50 countries at more than 800 locations increase safety and add economic value for the customers.
TÜV SÜD has established its presence in South Africa by founding TÜV SÜD South Africa (Pty) Ltd in May 2010. During the last two years the global technical services provider has enlarged its service portfolio in this important market.
In July 2010 TÜV SÜD entered the vehicle inspection market in South Africa and acquired a shareholding in AVTS Roadworthy Stations (Pty) Ltd. The company operates several vehicle inspection centres in Cape Town region. As the only chain of test stations certified in accordance with ISO 9000, AVTS is excellently established on the market and has modernised all its test stations in recent months.
TÜV SÜD Management Service is an internationally accredited certification body for various management systems.We have the know-how to audit and certify a wide range of internationally recognised management systems related to quality, environment, energy, safety, risk, health, education, business continuity and social responsibility (eg. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO/TS 16949).Beyond certification, we arm you with tools and best practices to assess and improve your operations. Enabling you to reduce risk and enhance efficiency.
In October 2011 TÜV SÜD acquired TÜV SÜD South Africa Pro-Tec (Pty) Ltd, previously known as Pro-Tec Boiler Inspection & NDT Services (Pty) Ltd. Headquartered in Middelburg, Mpumalanga Province, TÜV SÜD South Africa Pro-Tec (Pty) Ltd is the number one provider of non-destructive testing and inspection services for the power generating industry in South Africa. As member of the TÜV SÜD Group, the company can also offer a broader service portfolio for the power stations sector and the energy industry as a whole.
With the acquisition of TÜV SÜD South Africa Real Estate Services (Pty) Ltd(previously known as WAC Projects) early this year, TÜV SÜD has established one service line of its Real Estate Business in South Africa. TÜV SÜD South Africa Real Estate Services (Pty) Ltd is the country´s leading provider of independent testing and consulting services for lift systems, e.g. consultancy for new and existing lift systems, periodic safety and quality testing and due-diligence services. Starting from the core business of TÜV SÜD South Africa Real Estate Services (Pty) Ltd, the global service provider is introducing further services into the South African real-estate market with a particular focus on services for energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings and industrial plants.