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June 22nd, 2015

Opus Inspection Receives Contract Extension from the Metropolitan Government of Nashville, Tennessee »

Press Release   Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 392-2174 Fax: (860) 392-2105 jim.sands@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, June 17, 2015   The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (Metro) has signed a contract amendment to extend the term of the vehicle emission inspection contract with Opus Inspection for an additional two (2) […]

June 15th, 2015

Opus Group divests Opus Equipment to Mekonomen Group »

Press release – June 15, 2015 Opus Group AB has signed a binding agreement to sell 100% of Opus Equipment AB (Opus Equipment) to MECA Scandinavia AB, a subsidiary of Mekonomen Group. The sale streamlines Opus Group’s operations focusing on being a leading global vehicle inspection company. The operations of Opus Equipment has its roots […]

March 24th, 2015

Opus Inspection Completes Acquisition of Drew Technologies »

  Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 392-2174 Fax: (860) 392-2105 jim.sands@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, March 24, 2015   Opus Inspection, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Drew Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of vehicle communication and diagnostic equipment for the vehicle inspection and automotive service industry, which was announced on February 13, […]

March 13th, 2015

State of Missouri extends vehicle inspection program contract with Opus Inspection »

Press Release  Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 392-2174 Fax: (860) 392-2105 jim.sands@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com   FOR RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, March 13, 2015 Opus Inspection, Inc. has received an extension of its contract to provide Gateway Vehicle Inspection Program (GVIP) services for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).  […]

February 13th, 2015

Opus Inspection signs agreement to acquire Drew Technologies »

Opus Inspection, Inc. has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Drew Technologies Inc, a leading manufacturer of vehicle communication analysis and diagnostic equipment for the vehicle inspection and automotive service industry. The purchase price is USD 30 million plus a contingent earn-out of 4.4 million. The transaction is expected to close within the next […]

February 4th, 2015

Opus Inspection signs a 20-year vehicle inspection concession agreement in Pakistan »

Opus Inspection (Pvt) Ltd., an Opus Group subsidiary, won a public tender and has signed a 20-year public service vehicle inspection concession with the Government of the Punjab (GoPb) Transport Department in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The agreement provides the GoPb with two additional five-year options to extend for a total term of 30 […]

January 14th, 2015

Successful program starts in Colorado, Indiana, and California »

Press release – January 14, 2015 Opus Inspection successfully began vehicle inspection operations under its renewed exclusive contracts in the States of Colorado and Indiana. Opus Inspection also successfully launched its new rental program of DAD-OBD equipment in the State of California with over 4,100 signed rental contracts. All these operations began on or around […]

September 15th, 2014

Envirotest contracted by the State of Indiana for Vehicle Emissions Testing program »

  Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 392-2174 Fax: (860) 392-2105 jim.sands@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, September 15, 2014   The State of Indiana has signed a contract with Opus Inspection’s subsidiary, Envirotest Corp., to provide Vehicle Emissions Testing services for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM).  Under the new contact with […]

September 5th, 2014

State of Maryland extends the vehicle inspection contract to Envirotest »

  Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 392-2174 Fax: (860) 392-2105 jim.sands@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, September 5, 2014 Envirotest, Corp., subsidiary of Opus Inspection, has received an extension of its contract to provide Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program services for the State of Maryland, Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA).  The amendment will […]

August 18th, 2014

Opus Inspection Consolidates Its Management Team and Appoints Jim Sands as President »

Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, August 15, 2014 Opus Inspection, Inc. announces that Mr. Jim Sands has accepted the role of President.  Mr. Sands, already President of Envirotest, a subsidiary of Opus Inspection, brings more than twenty years of vehicle inspection […]

August 11th, 2014

Systech Chile Awarded a First Contract to Build and Operate Vehicle Inspection Stations in Chile »

Press Release    Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE9:00 a.m. EDT, August 11, 2014 Systech Chile Ltda., a subsidiary of Opus Inspection, Inc., has been awarded a contract, through competitive bidding, to design, build, equip, and operate three centralized vehicle inspection stations in the Maule Region, south […]

August 1st, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Awards Remote Sensing Contract to Envirotest »

Contact: Jim Sands Phone: (860) 597-6566 Fax: (860) 392-2105 Jim.Sands@etest.com www.opusinspection.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, August 1, 2014 Envirotest, subsidiary of Opus Inspection, Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide enhanced “Remote Sensing (RS) Services,” to include “Clean Screen” (CS) and “High Emitter” (HE) identification as an integral part of the […]

May 22nd, 2014

State of Illinois intends to award a vehicle inspection contract to Opus Inspection »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9:00 a.m. EDT, May 22, 2014 Opus Inspection, Inc. has received a notice of intent to award a contract to provide Vehicle Emissions Testing services from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).  Negotiations are expected to last 45 […]

May 14th, 2014

Jim Sands becomes President of Envirotest »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11:00 a.m. EDT, May 14, 2014 Envirotest, an Opus Inspection, Inc. subsidiary, welcomes Mr. Jim Sands as President.  Mr. Sands is a leading business executive with more than twenty years of vehicle inspection industry experience in various positions, […]

April 30th, 2014

Envirotest selected by the State of Indiana to negotiate a vehicle inspection contract »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com Contact: Envirotest Mark San Fratello Phone: (860) 607-2116 mark.sanfratello@etest.com www.etest.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11:00 a.m. EDT, April 29, 2014 The State of Indiana selected Opus Inspection’s subsidiary, Envirotest Corp., to begin contract negotiations to provide Vehicle Emissions Testing services for […]

April 16th, 2014

Opus Inspection awarded US Patent for OBD Fraud Detection System »

  Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11:00 a.m. EDT, April 14, 2014 Opus Inspection, Inc. has been awarded US Patent 8,666,588 FRAUD DETECTION IN AN OBD INSPECTION SYSTEM.  The innovative technology, marketed under the trademark “Tamper Terminator™,” addresses a problem that has been increasingly challenging to government agencies […]

March 3rd, 2014

Opus Inspection completes acquisition of Envirotest »

Press Release      Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com   Contact: Envirotest Mark San Fratello Phone: (860) 607-2116 mark.sanfratello@etest.com www.etest.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE8:00 a.m. EST, March 3, 2014 On February 28, 2014, Opus Inspection, Inc. completed its acquisition of Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., renamed to Envirotest Corp., a […]

February 26th, 2014

Vehicle inspection contract in Colorado signed »

      8.30 AM CET / 26-Feb-2014 / Opus Group (STO:OPUS) Envirotest Systems Corp. (Envirotest) has signed an exclusive contract with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to continue operating the centralized vehicle inspection program for the State of Colorado. The new contract is expected to start in January 2015 and has […]

February 18th, 2014

Envirotest awarded vehicle inspection contract in Colorado »

      8.30 AM CET / 18-Feb-2014 / Opus Group (STO:OPUS) Envirotest Systems Corp. (Envirotest) has been awarded the vehicle inspection contract by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The contract is currently being negotiated. On November 6, 2014, Opus Group AB published the signing of an agreement to acquire Envirotest Systems […]

January 22nd, 2014

Opus Inspection begins full operation of the New York Vehicle Inspection Program 2 (NYVIP2) »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740Fax: (860) 392-2105lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11:00 a.m. EDT, January 23, 2014 On January 16, 2014, Opus Inspection assumed full operation of NYVIP2 under its exclusive contract with the State of New York.  Opus Inspection has designed, built and delivered over 9,800 new vehicle inspection analyzers to participating […]

January 6th, 2014

Opus Inspection begins vehicle inspection operations in Virginia »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11:00 a.m. EDT, January 6, 2014   On January 1, 2014, Opus Inspection successfully began vehicle inspection operations under its exclusive contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to provide Vehicle Emissions Inspection & […]

November 6th, 2013

Opus Inspection signs agreement to acquire Envirotest and become the vehicle inspection market leader in the United States »

  Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com   Contact: Envirotest Mark San Fratello Phone: (860) 607-2116 mark.sanfratello@etest.com www.etest.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11:00 a.m. EST, November 5, 2013 [update] Opus Inspection, Inc. has signed a merger agreement to acquire Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., a leading vehicle inspection services and technology company in […]

July 19th, 2013

Systech International Awarded a Seven Year Vehicle Inspection Contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8:00 a.m. EDT, July 19, 2013   Systech International LLC, which is in the process of changing its name to Opus Inspection, has signed an exclusive contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to […]

June 28th, 2013

Opus Group AB (publ) has been approved for listing on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm »

8.00 AM CET / 28-Jun-2013 / Opus Group (SEMM:OPUS) The NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Listing Committee has decided to approve the application of Opus Group for listing of all its shares on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. First day of trading on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm will be July 2, 2013. The new listing has moved the trading […]

May 20th, 2013

Lothar Geilen Elected to the CITA Bureau Permanent »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE3:00 p.m. EDT, May 17, 2013   Lothar Geilen was elected to the CITA Bureau Permanent (BP) at the 2013 CITA General Assembly and Conference in Seville, Spain this week. The function of the CITA Bureau Permanent is managing the association […]

May 2nd, 2013

Systech International and Environmental Systems Products (ESP) merge to form Opus Inspection »

Press Release   Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (860) 392-2105 lothar.geilen@opusinspection.com www.opusinspection.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE8:00 A.M. EDT, May 4, 2013   Systech International and ESP are entering the final phase of their highly successful merger that began last year.  The companies are assuming a single legal identity marked by a single name that reflects […]

April 15th, 2013

Systech Awarded Contract For New York Vehicle Inspection Program (NYVIP) »

  Press Release   Contact: Lothar Geilen Phone: (954) 667-7740 Fax: (801) 265-1199 lothar.geilen@systech-esp.com www.Systech-esp.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8:00 A.M. EDT, March 5, 2013   Systech Awarded Contract For New York Vehicle Inspection Program (NYVIP)   Systech International, LLC (“Systech”) has signed an exclusive contract with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) […]

March 1st, 2013

Systech Awarded Contract Extension by the State of Connecticut for up to Three Years »

  Press Release   Contact: Lothar GeilenPhone: (954) 667-7740Fax: (954) 341-2056lothar.geilen@systechportal.comwww.websti.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE8:00 A.M. EDT, January 22, 2013   Systech International LLC (“Systech”) has signed a contact with the State of Connecticut Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology (BEST) to continue to manage the Emissions Database Management System (EDBMS) in connection with Connecticut’s vehicle […]

November 5th, 2012

Opus Group completes acquisition of one-third of Bilprovningen »

The Swedish vehicle inspection company Opus Group AB (publ) has met the terms of the share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Besiktningskluster 1 AB, a subsidiary of Bilprovningen. Opus Group has completed the closing of the acquisition and has received access to all shares of Besiktningskluster 1 AB, which will change its name to […]

September 28th, 2012

Systech Awarded a Contract with the State of Louisiana for Vehicle Inspection Program Support »

Press Release – 28th of September, 2012 Systech has signed a contract with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) to continue providing on-site support and help center services for the Louisiana Emission and Safety Inspection System in the parishes of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge. The contract starts immediately, […]