BARRIE, VT, February 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Snell Group is pleased to announce that Comtest (Pty) Limited, and its subsidiary Comtest Distribution (Pty) Limited, of Johannesburg, South Africa is now an official Authorized Snell International Licensee. Comtest will be presenting both Level I - Thermographic Applications courses and Level II - Advanced Infrared Thermography courses throughout Southern Africa.
The partnership is one forged out of a mutual desire to bring world-leading, high-quality infrared training to students residing in Africa. "We're excited about the training partnership that's been created with Comtest," said Jim Fritz, President and CEO of The Snell Group. "We have been working to find the right partner to bring Snell training to Africa and the partnership with Comtest has made that goal a reality."
The courses will be hosted throughout Southern Africa in conjunction with Comtest qualified infrared thermography instructors. The courses are vendor neutral and are open to anyone interested in infrared thermography regardless of whether or not they own a thermal imager. The exact course dates are forthcoming from The Snell Group.
Peter Verwer, Comtest's Managing Director, said that Comtest is "...honored to work with The Snell Group as they are known within the industry for their high-quality training programs throughout the world." Verwer also said that he is looking forward to working more closely with local thermographers, helping them to establish infrared as a leading technology in their PdM/condition monitoring programs in the region.
Founded in 1986, The Snell Group offers training, certification, inspection, and consulting services for IR and EMT professionals and their programs world-wide. Throughout the company's history, The Snell Group has helped thousands of companies, both large and small, to reduce risk, increase uptime, save money, conserve energy, and improve safety. Their client list is diverse and includes companies such as Eskom, Enger Oil, Mondi, Sasol and Unilever.
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