The General Laboratory for Testing and Research (Laboratori General d’Assaigs i Investigacions, LGAI) is established in Barcelona as a public testing and research entity.
Building of a new LGAI facilities: a multidisciplinary technological center with 60,000 m2 dedicated to product testing, research and certification.
Privatization of LGAI with its incorporation into the Applus+ private company as a division dedicated to testing and certification.
Start of Applus+ LGAI activities in China.
Acquisition of ABAC, an engineering company dedicated to testing tools and processes.
Opening of a new testing facility of 5.000 m2 in Shanghai, dedicated to industrial, construction and IT products testing.
Acquisition of BKW, a leading materials testing company and Airbus Tier 1 supplier with headquarters in the Bremen industrial cluster.