IIA Acquires 5 Star Testing, Inc.

IIA, Industrial Inspection & Analysis
IIA Announces New Leadership
September 3, 2019

November 5, 2019 – Portland, OR – Industrial Inspection & Analysis, Inc.™ (“IIA”) – a leader in providing inspection, testing and analytical services – expands its service offerings with the acquisition of 5 Star Testing, Inc. (“5 Star”). Based in Brush Prairie, WA, 5 Star is a non-destructive testing and inspection company with nearly 30 years of experience in providing facilities-based inspection services to many of the nation’s largest plants, mills and manufacturing facilities.

Founded in 1990, 5 Star has been providing superior service to clients for decades, using standard and advanced non-destructive testing methods. 5 Star is committed to combining the highest caliber of services, with a focus on quality, safety and superior value.

“The acquisition of 5 Star broadens IIA’s capabilities in plant-based inspection services and increases our presence in the power generation space and other desirable end markets,” explains Chris Niebuhr, CEO of IIA. “We are excited to welcome 5 Star’s founders and the company’s deep bench of talented technicians to IIA and look forward to building upon 5 Star’s stellar market position.”

“IIA was our acquirer of choice because of the shared values and culture between our two firms,” states Mitchell Calvi, President of 5 Star. Brian Cleys, Vice President of 5 Star added, “IIA is a company that values customer service, quality and its employees. We are excited to join the IIA team and look forward to 5 Star’s exciting future.”

5 Star is IIA’s 14th acquisition since its inception. This transaction continues IIA’s strategy of building a nationwide inspection and testing company that holds a competitive advantage and offers a strong value proposition to a long list of customers in a wide variety of end markets.