15/12/2020 – Acquisition of Emco-Test shares

Zwick Roell becomes majority shareholder

Testing machine manufacturer Zwick Roell further expands the company’s materials testing portfolio, and as of January 1, 2021 will assume majority shares in Emco-Test Prüfmaschinen GmbH. Emco-Test is a leader in hardness testing, with headquarters in Kuchl, Austria.


Zwick Roell becomes majority shareholder in Emco-Test. © Emco-Test


Through the acquisition of Emco-Test shares, and ongoing activities with subsidiary Indentec (UK), Zwick Roell further strengthens the company’s expertise in hardness testing. This provides customers with a comprehensive, innovative product portfolio ranging from nano to macro scales. For more than 60 years, Emco-Test has been known for innovative products and services in hardness testing. Approximately 50 employees at the headquarters in Kuchl, Austria and the branch office in Germany are responsible for the company’s international success in the hardness testing market. Emco-Test is currently present in 44 countries.