BSI expands US footprint with Atrium acquisition

Business standards company BSI has acquired Virginia-based Atrium Environmental Health and Safety Services, expanding its environmental health and safety services footprint in the US.

Atrium provides a range of on-site and project based occupational safety, industrial hygiene and environmental compliance services to clients in the pharmaceutical, facilities management, government and shipbuilding sectors in the National Capital region (Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC).

Chief executive at BSI Howard Kerr said, along with supply chain resilience and information resilience, operational resilience is one of BSI’s core strategic domains.

BSI Americas president, Todd VanderVen added that Atrium is an exciting addition to BSI's portfolio. “Their extensive EHS knowledge and experience of delivering the highest quality service complements our existing advisory and assurance businesses,” he said. “ This delivers on our strategic objective of becoming the leading provider of EHS advisory services in the US and in the long-term, internationally.

The 25 employee Atrium team will become an operating subsidiary of BSI’s Professional Services business.

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