Your leading partner for technical expertise and service

Delivering seven million tests a year to more than 5,000 customers, SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK. We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation.



Offers over 200 testing, inspection and compliance services

Carries out 7 million tests and inspections each year

Employs over 1,500 people

Services over 5,000 clients

SOCOTEC to Present at 13th International Symposium for Nuclear and Environmental Radiochemical Analysis

An international forum, the Symposium - held every four years by the Radiochemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry - provides technical experts in the fields of nuclear science with an opportunity to present their research in all aspects of Nuclear and Environmental Radiochemical Analysis.

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Identifying the Unknown through Chemical Investigation

Unknown materials and substances found on-site, in products, or during processing can be a major cause for concern.  Being able to effectively and precisely identify them enables public and private sector organisations such as corporations, police, hospitals and councils to take action to prevent risk. 

Paul Walker, senior development specialist at SOCOTEC, takes us through the processes of a chemical investigation, to show how we move from the unknown to the known.

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