The group

Overview

The group

Efectis is an independent third party assessing the fire performance of products, systems or constructions.

Based on 70 years of experience, Efectis is assessing the fire performance of your products, systems or entire projects, whatever the domain (nuclear, transportation, residential dwellings, infrastructure, tunnels, industrial process and storage or offices), whatever the performance (fire resistance, reaction to fire, extinguishing systems, equipment , etc.).

Efectis is continuously expanding its worldwide recognized services. Always looking for partnerships, hiring talent and acquiring new competences in fire safety.

In our words: “A great company for great careers”

Facts and figures

4companies dedicated to fire science: Efectis France, Efectis Nederland, Efectis Era Avrasya, Efectis Uk/Ireland


Recognized as official testing institutes for more than 70 years


More than 270 employees at
20 sites, including
7 laboratories

14 furnaces
3 mobile furnaces
52 equipments for reaction to fire testing
6 large scale façade tests


Turnover more than
€ 33 million in 2021



Over 850 accredited standards within the Efectis Group


Around 3000 fire tests done in 2020


Our history

January 1, 2019

jANUARY 2004

CTICM and TNO create Efectis Grouping. The aim is to organize a laboratory network to provide high-quality services to clients.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

DECEMBER 2006

Efectis Nederland and Efectis France are created. They replace TNO and CTICM in Efectis Grouping.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

DECEMBER 2007

Creation of Efectis Group, comprising Efectis France and Efectis Nederland.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

AUGUST 2009

Efectis create Efectis Ibérica and is represented in Madrid (Spain).

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

AUGUST 2010

Era (Turkey) and Efectis sign an MOU for the creation of the first fire resistance and reaction to fire testing laboratory in Turkey.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

APRIL 2011

Efectis branding is developed and promoted exclusively by Efectis Group.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

MAY 2011

Era and Efectis create the company Efectis Era Avrasya (Turkey) based in Gebze, near Istanbul.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

JANUARY 2013

Efectis France opens a second laboratory, in Les Avenières, near Lyon.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

JUNE 2013

Efectis Nederland moves to a new laboratory in Bleiswijk, near The Hague.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

July 2017

University of Ulster and Efectis create the company Efectis UK/Ireland,
operating the Fire Laboratory in Jordanstown Campus

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

october 2017

Efectis Era Avrasya moves to its new location in Dilovasi, Kocaeli for developing its activity.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

january 2018

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Efectis Group signed a MoU in order to jointly support sustainable fire safety and fire research in society.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

april 2019

Efectis opens office in London.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

april 2020

Efectis UK/Ireland open a new fire laboratory in Northern Ireland (Kilroot) dedicated to façade testing.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

january 2021

Efectis acquires Krid.bv in the Netherlands

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

september 2021

Efectis and National Energy Works CO signed an agreement for developing the Efectis Mark in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

January 1, 2019


Recent references

Study of fire behaviour of building facades

Study of fire behaviour of building facades

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Fire tests for concrete tunnel floorings of Istanbul strait road tube

Fire tests for concrete tunnel floorings of Istanbul strait road tube

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