Bureau Veritas Registre International de Classification de Navires et d�Aeronefs, (Bureau Veritas SA), is a France-based company primarily engaged in the business support sector. It offers a range of services, including asset management, certification, classification services, consulting, inspections and audits, testing and analysis, and training. Bureau Veritas SA operates through its subsidiaries, including BV Algeria, BV Argentina, Bivac Congo and Cesmec Chile, UniCar Group and European Compliance Laboratory, among others. It is present in 140 countries through a network of offices and laboratories. In August 2013, it acquired Sievert group and Kanagawa Building Inspection (KBI). In October 2013, it acquired OTI Canada Group. In December 2013, it acquired Carab Tekniva Group. In January 2014, it acquired Maxxam Analytics International Corporation.