Bretech joins North America's largest NDT firm.

Saint John, NB - April 30, 2010 Bretech Inspection (NDT) Ltd. and Bretech Engineering Ltd. announce their acquisition by Acuren Group, Inc.

Headquartered in Saint John, NB, Bretech offers nondestructive testing (NDT), condition monitoring, advanced diagnostics, and industrial plant reliability engineering throughout Canada and the US. Acuren is the largest provider of NDT, inspection, and materials engineering services in North America. Both companies serve major corporations across many industries including: Petrochemical, Refinery, Pipeline, Pulp & Paper, Power Generation, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace, and Automotive.

This acquisition allows Bretech to expand its NDT and inspection capabilities as well as best-in-class engineering services. We're very excited to become part of Acuren. Our businesses share common cultures and commitments to safety, reliability, and innovation. We look forward to sharing our expanded inspection offering with our Bretech clients and our engineering capabilities with the Acuren organization, says Mike Robichaud, Bretech Engineering's President and Founder.

The Bretech team brings innovation, experience, and world-class results that reflect Acuren's mission to deliver safe and reliable services. We see great opportunities working together and look forward to Mike and the entire Bretech organization being part of our team, says Tal Pizzey, General Manager of Acuren's Canada operations.

Bretech and Acuren, along with Sperry Rail, RAT International and Hellier, are Rockwood Service Companies. Rockwood is a leader in inspection and testing, operating in over 20 countries and over 100 offices throughout the world.

For more information on Acuren
www.acuren.com

For more information on Bretech
www.bretech.com