Rotterdam – on the 3rd of October Shield Group Netherlands has taken over the company DAC Property Inspection & Database Service BV (DAC). DAC is a specialist in the field of Fire Safety & Consultancy. With this for Shield Group new discipline we add additional services to our services portfolio in the field of testing, inspection, consultancy and education on hazardous materials and substances, microbiological hazards and dangerous situations concerning a healthy living- and work environment.
Shield Group director Hans van der Wart: “DAC is very valuable complement to our services portfolio and fits into our strategy to grow both nationally and internationally. Shield Group strives for a healthy and safe living- and work environment without asbestos, ceramic fibers, legionella and other dangerous substances and risk full situations which are a threat to mankind or the environment. By taking over DAC we are able to service our clients even better because we can from now on also take care of their cares by carrying out Risk Assessments, give advice and educate in the field of Fire Safety. Fire Safety is in many aspects directly related with asbestos and their use and by combining these we can help our clients by being a one-stop-shop. DAC supports her services with a datamanagement tool, called Digital Application Control (DAC), to help its clients in long term risk management and Fire Safety data control and that is a similar approach as the other companies within Shield Group have.”
Alain Clarke, operations manager of DAC, explains that the take-over is chosen for to ensure a future development and our aim to grow the company. “Shield Group is the right partner to make sure we can reach our goals. This partnership gives DAC continuity and possibilities for growth and development. Shield’s project and customer approach fits our vision well. We can learn a lot from the way they manage big projects and with this knowledge and experience we can help our clients even better.”
The professionals of DAC carry out surveys, give advice, re-inspect made adjustments, archive and carry out inspections in the field of Fire Safety. DAC secures all data and information concerning Fire Safety are recorded in their web based online or stand-alone database. This information is very important for inspections and maintenance – for now and for future use. DAC works for clients in Real Estate, Housing corporations, Industrial plants, Health care (hospitals), Maritime and Sports accommodations.
Through this partnership with DAC Shield Group can service her client’s needs even better by combining Fire Safety with asbestos, demolition, environmental subjects and safety matters.
The client sectors are also similar and by this we can support our current clients also in the field of Fire Safety.
For more information: www.dacbv.nl
With this partnership Shield Group grows to over 375 employees. Next to the solid expansion in The Netherlands the organization is also growing outside The Netherlands. At the moment Shield Group has companies in The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, England, Scotland and Denmark.