TUV SUD is a leading German international service corporation focused on consulting, testing, certification and training in the power, energy, real estate and transportation industries. At over 800 locations, primarily in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, the TUV SUD group employs approximately 20 000 staff. Headquartered in Munich, Germany and founded over 150 years ago in 1866. TUV SUD SA employs about 400 people with customers such as Eskom, Alstom, Mondi, Murray & Roberts and SPX DB Thermal. The company also focusses on elevator and escalator inspections, consulting and maintenance services. The biggest part of the company is involved in boiler inspection and non destructive testing services with power and energy service providers.