DEKRA Acquires the Assets of JAMKO in Lyons, New York

DEKRA Strengthens its Mechanized and Industrial Inspection Business in the United States

Sep 02, 2019

DEKRA has expanded its mechanized and industrial inspection business in the United States through the acquisition of JAMKO’s business operations based in Lyons, New York. JAMKO specializes in remote mechanized visual inspection in nuclear and municipal markets.

JAMKO represents a significant presence in the nuclear and municipal industrial inspection markets in the northeastern United States delivering services to well-known customers.
With this transaction, DEKRA has added to the portfolio of DEKRA’s North American Industrial Inspections subsidiary, Core Visual Inspection Services, Inc. (Core VIS), based in Harrisburg, North Carolina. The acquisition of JAMKO’s operations will greatly expand the geographic industrial inspection coverage of Core VIS and allow Core VIS to become a preferred industrial inspection provider to the energy industry along the entire central and eastern United States.
“The acquisition of JAMKO’s business operations strengthens our market position and makes it possible for Core VIS to offer high-quality testing services throughout the United States,” said Eric Labe, Executive Vice-President for the North America region at DEKRA.
Joakim Wikeby, Executive Vice-President of the DEKRA Service Division Industrial Inspection, commented, “We are excited to offer our customers in North America highly specialized experts, deep experience, and additional technology platforms that we will continue to develop together.”
“In joining the DEKRA family, the employees of JAMKO are excited to continue providing excellent service to customers and to join a global company with an excellent reputation for treating its people well,” said JoAnn James, owner and president of JAMKO.