Amtivo Group strengthens its operations in the Americas market with the acquisition of Michigan-based American Systems Registrar

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Amtivo Group is proud to announce the successful acquisition of its third US-based certification body, American Systems Registrar (ASR).

This strategic acquisition marks a significant milestone for Amtivo, affirming North America as a central market for Amtivo’s global business and a centre of excellence within the Group for certification in the automotive and aerospace sectors.

With a commitment to excellence and innovation, Amtivo Group is thrilled to welcome Michigan-based ASR into its portfolio, reinforcing Amtivo’s position as a key player in the global certification market.

Building upon the successful acquisitions of Orion Registrar and Advantage Registrar during 2022 and the integration of both businesses into the Amtivo Group during 2023, the addition of ASR demonstrates the group’s commitment to building a strong team in the US that will be central to our international ambitions.

ASR brings a wealth of expertise to the Amtivo group, including an impressive capability in the automotive sector, as well as bringing greater scale to the existing aerospace expertise we gained from Orion and Advantage. As a long-standing and highly reputable certification body, ASR has established itself as a leader in providing quality assurance and compliance services. Amtivo is determined to build on ASR’s knowledge and experience, enhancing its capabilities to meet the diverse needs of clients in these crucial sectors.

Commenting on the announcement, Amtivo Group CEO, Mike Tims, said: “This acquisition is testament to our commitment to growth and innovation. ASR’s expertise in the automotive and aerospace industries aligns perfectly with our vision of providing top-tier certification services, globally. Together, we will drive innovation, broaden the service offering and propel growth in the certification landscape.”

Richelle Kinzie, President of ASR, said: “ Amtivo and ASR share a steadfast commitment to excellence and our success to date has been driven by putting our customers and colleagues at the heart of everything we do.  We are delighted to join a like-minded group that brings an impressive track record of supporting and growing businesses like ours. Joining Amtivo not only enhances our operational prowess but will significantly broaden the range of services that can be offered to ASR’s client base and opens up new opportunities for our people. With the support of Amtivo, we look forward to an exciting growth story for many years to come.”

About American System Registrar:

American System Registrar (ASR) is a distinguished certification body based in Michigan, USA, specialising in providing quality assurance and compliance services. With a strong presence in the automotive and aerospace industries, ASR has earned a reputation for its commitment to excellence.