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OUR HISTORY: 

190 YEARS AND STILL INNOVATING

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1828

our origins

Bureau Veritas was founded with a simple goal: to make shipping safer by offering up-to-date tracking information about ships, and equipment to underwriters. We created a new methodology to assess risk for ships and equipment.

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Today

next gen shipping

Veristar AIM3D ushers in a new era of shipping and offshore management. Our 3D digital twinning technology lets users see real-time reports of products and assets, collaborate remotely on a shared platform, thereby boosting agility and shortening response times.

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1910

automotive pioneer

By applying technical controls to the automotive industry, we made a name for ourselves as trailblazers in a burgeoning sector.

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Today

connected cars

We continue our tradition of disruption in the automotive sector with the first V2X certification program. V2X is a wireless communications technology pivotal to the introduction of self-driving cars.

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1920

inspections

During the modern industrial revolution, we encouraged to progress and expansion in the rail industry by providing inspection services of metal parts and equipment.

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Today

drone surveillance

Drones facilitate the inspections process, allowing our technicians to survey assets quicker and safely while enabling improved infrastructure maintenance and management.

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1960

construction boom

Post-WWII, we oversaw the surge in construction accompanying an area of urbanization. We reinforced our expertise aiming at protecting people and improve energy efficiency and contributed to notable projects.

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Today

digital modeling

We are revolutionizing construction through our Building Information modeling (BIM) plug-in, which digitally verifies architects' designs against standards and regulations, enhancing compliance and reliability.

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1990

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

During the rise of globalization, we pre-empted the supply chain management markets by introducing initiatives to improve traceability and evaluating management systems

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Today

EMPOWERING CONSUMERS

With the launch of Origin, consumers can follow products from factory to fingertips, giving an end-to-end snapshot of the manufacturing and production process.

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1997

UKRAINE

In 1997 was established the representative office of Bureau Veritas in Ukraine with the purpose to develop the local market and extend Bureau Veritas Global presence.

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Today

SUSTAINABILITY & LEADERSHIP

Nowadays Bureau Veritas Ukraine is a leader of testing, inspections, and certifications (TIC) in the local market. We provide a full scope of services to support your business activity and secure further development of our clients.

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2007

IPO

Our initial public offering gave a range of investors - French and international, institutional and private - the chance to contribute to and share in our success.

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Today

GLOBAL EXPANSION

As we extend our international reach, our strategic plan aims to transform how we meet the needs of clients, consumers and the communities we serve by 2020 and beyond.

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2015

ENERGY

With the rise of energy consumption worldwide, we helped build onshore and offshore infrastructure to fuel the global economy.

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Today

GREEN FUTURE

We are involved in the energy transition and emphasizing sustainable solutions, furthering our leadership in an evolving oil and gas industry.