DNV acquires The Registrar Company

The acquisition expands and strengthens DNV’s certification and training services to small and medium enterprises in North America.

Katy, TX, July 5, 2022 – DNV, a global leader in management system certification, is pleased to announce that it has acquired The Registrar Company (TRC), a family-owned certification body providing certification and training services to SMEs in North America.

The compatible approach of a family-owned company integrated with the foundation-owned DNV provides for strong independent assurance. With TRC’s brand recognition in Canada and the United States and DNV internationally, the two companies are coming together to strengthen its offer and presence in North America.

“We are very excited to join forces with The Registrar Company. This marks the start of our journey to grow and be a preferred registrar in North America. Together we will continue to build trust firmly founded on independence, technical expertise and a customer centric approach,” says Barbara Frencia, CEO in Business Assurance, DNV.

The acquisition of TRC combines excellent customer care with technical expertise, quality and integrity. The combined presence in Canada and the United States, supported by DNV’s global reach, strengthens DNV’s management systems portfolio and strategic industry impact to form a powerhouse certification body fuelling growth throughout North America.

“I am thrilled to be joining DNV,” says Emily Delisle, CEO of The Registrar Company.  “This will allow us to be able to continue to provide our clients with the high level of customer service they are accustomed to while also allowing us to offer a full range of training and certification services globally.”

The official announcement of the acquisition was made in Katy, Texas on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.