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April 16th, 2014

Opus Inspection awarded US Patent for OBD Fraud Detection System »

  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, 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 […]

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, […]

July 13th, 2012

Systech’s Vehicle Inspection Program Goes Live in Wisconsin »

The new Wisconsin Vehicle Inspection Program (WIVIP) was successfully launched on July 1st.  The centralized stations, now closed as of June 30th, have been replaced by 200 independent auto service businesses serving the seven-county region, including Greater Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Waukesha, Racine, and other cities, and scheduled to perform over 800,000 vehicle inspections per year. According […]

July 13th, 2012

The Systech Newsletter: July 2012 »

Feature Stories Check it out: Systech’s website gets the full treatment. The Systech website has undergone an extensive new makeover, with new easy-to-find features about Systech and ESP products and programs, up-to-date news, I/M industry resources, a sharp new equipment and supply ordering page, and more. Systech’s vehicle inspection program goes live in Wisconsin The new […]

July 9th, 2012

Opus Group acquires 70 vehicle inspection stations in Sweden »

Opus Group AB (publ) (“Opus Group”) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 70 inspection stations (the “Acquisition”) from AB Svensk Bilprovning (“Bilprovningen”) In the 4th quarter 2012, Opus Group will complete the acquisition of a Bilprovningen subsidiary that includes 70 inspection stations with 214 inspection lanes. The subsidiary inspects nearly 2 million vehicles per […]

April 17th, 2012

Systech signs vehicle inspection program contract with the State of North Carolina »

Systech has signed a contract with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to develop the Motor Vehicle Inspection and Law Enforcement System (MILES). The contract starts immediately, and includes the design, development, implementation and maintenance of a statewide data management system that will provide a real-time link to over 6,000 private inspection stations conducting […]

April 4th, 2012

The Systech Newsletter: April 2012 »

Feature Story Systech is on-track in Wisconsin. Seven counties in southeastern Wisconsin are the focus of the new decentralized Vehicle Inspection Program scheduled to go live on July 1st. Implementation activities are in full swing with equipment roll-out in-progress this week. Systech has already built 150 of the new inspection analyzers, with the remaining 50 to […]

January 26th, 2012

Opus US completes acquisition of ESP Inc. »

Opus US completes acquisition of ESP Inc. in the U.S. Strategic acquisition strengthens Opus’ subsidiary Systech International in U.S. vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) market. ESP’s leading position in the decentralized market of emission inspection equipment sales and service is complementary to Systech’s position as the leader in decentralized I/M program management contracts. ESP’s vehicle emission testing products […]

January 3rd, 2012

The Systech Newsletter: January 2012 »

Feature Story  Systech’s parent company acquires ESP. In December (2011), Opus Prodox AB (publ) (Opus Group) announced that its subsidiary Opus US, Inc. has signed an agreement with Environmental Systems Products Holdings, Inc. to acquire 100% of the shares of Environmental Systems Products, Inc. (ESP). The acquisition includes all of ESP’s operations in the U.S., […]

December 23rd, 2011

Systech signs vehicle emission testing contract with the State of Wisconsin »

In September, Opus Prodox AB (publ) announced that The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) had issued their intention to award the contract for the State’s emissions testing program to Opus subsidiary Systech International, LLC. Today Opus is announcing that Systech has now signed a contract with the state for five years, with two three-year options […]

October 1st, 2011

The Systech Newsletter: October 2011 »

Feature Story  Wisconsin issues intent to award emissions testing program to Systech. Opus Prodox AB (publ) today announces that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), after com­pleting its evaluation of a competitive bidding process, has issued the intent to award the State of Wisconsin emissions testing program contract to Opus subsidiary, Systech International, LLC. Testing […]

September 8th, 2011

State of Oregon grants contract extension to Systech »

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has granted a two year contract extension to Systech International, LLC.  Since the contract began in 2006, Systech has provided numerous services in support of DEQ’s vehicle emission inspection program, including design, manufacturing, delivery and onsite service of Oregon’s Emission Inspection Equipment and Vehicle Inspection Database; the industry’s […]

September 8th, 2011

State of Missouri grants contract extension to Systech »

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has granted a two year contract extension to Systech International, LLC.  In 2007, Systech was contracted by DNR to design, build and operate the Gateway Vehicle Inspection Program (GVIP).  Systech responded by: Installing a newly designed Vehicle Inspection Database Management System (VIDMS) and communications network; Manufacturing and delivering […]

July 1st, 2011

The Systech Newsletter: July 2011 »

Your “Check Engine” light just went on. What does it mean and how much will it cost to turn it off? It’s a cryptic message that suddenly lights up on your instrument panel. You pop the hood, and guess what? The engine is still there and the car seems to be running fine. So what […]

May 24th, 2011

Systech obtains 3-Year contract extension in Nashville, Tennessee »

Opus Prodox AB (publ) today announces that The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County,  on recommendation by The Nashville Metropolitan Board of Health, unanimously voted in favour of a three-year contract extension for continuation of the current centralized emission testing program operated by Opus subsidiary, Systech International. The amendment extends the term of the […]

October 28th, 2010

Systech begins vehicle inspection business in Perú »

Systech Peruana, s.r.l., DBA ReviStar, began vehicle emission inspection operations in the Province of Ica, Perú today.  The company received its certificate of operations from Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MTC) earlier this week, which authorizes participation in the official vehicle inspection program in Perú, known as CITV. In February 2010, Systech broke ground in […]

June 10th, 2010

Systech International begins vehicle emissions inspection in Idaho »

In February, 2010, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded a contract to Systech International, LLC to design, implement and operate the State of Idaho vehicle emission inspection program. Three and a half months later, on June 1, 2010 as contracted, Systech successfully launched the new program in Canyon County and the city of […]