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ACT Gains Equity Partner in COTECNA

Published April 5, 2022

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Accelerating Expansion Across the Globe

LONG BEACH, CA., April 4, 2022 - - ACT Lab has signed a partnership agreement with COTECNA, a leading global service provider of testing, inspection, and certification services. This partnership will allow ACT to expand worldwide testing and compliance of consumer products with a focus on the active lifestyle market.

As per John Bogler, CEO of ACT "The market growth of the last few years has brought increased sales and development, with more demand for Testing and Regulation from our existing and future customers. Partnering with COTECNA is accelerating the opportunity for us to spread further into Europe, Asia, and beyond, while continuing to offer the level of service our customers expect. The most immediate advantage will be to our customers who need service in Europe."

The partnership will allow swift growth of ACT Lab, starting with our new office in Prague that is scheduled to open ion late 2022. The expansion will allow current and future clients with European manufacturing capability to further develop safe products for their customers, ensuring they meet and exceed the highest testing and certification standards across the planet.

Stay tuned for more great news from ACT, now powered by COTECNA, as we continue to ensure the quality and reliability of the best active lifestyle products in the world.

About ACT Lab

 ACT Lab is an ISO/IEC accredited laboratory consultation services company that conducts consumer product safety and compliance testing for an active world. Specialties include the mechanical and chemical testing of bikes and accessories, helmets, e-mobility products, children’s products, and additional sporting goods. ACT Lab’s services extend beyond testing with an industry-leading team of experts providing individualized guidance on product evaluation, research and development, auditing, and quality control. With four test labs and six corporate offices across the globe, ACT Lab works with customers to navigate compliance through all aspects of the supply chain to deliver safe and reliable products to consumers.


COTECNA is a leading provider of testing, inspection, and certification services. We offer solutions to facilitate trade and make supply chains safer and more efficient for our clients. Our trusted network of professionals and certified laboratories provide expertise across five key sectors: government & trade solutions, agriculture, food safety, minerals & metals, and consumer goods & retail. Founded in Switzerland in 1974, COTECNA started off as a family business and has now grown to become a world-class international player with over 5,000 employees in more than 100 offices across approximately 50 countries.

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