(Las Vegas – March 7, 2013) – BMM Testlabs, the world’s leading gaming product testing laboratory and technical consultancy, announced today it has opened the doors to its new headquarters in Southern Nevada, paving the way for continued growth and employment opportunities in the region.
The newly expanded space, located at 815 Pilot Road, Suite G, in Las Vegas, comprises 22,000 square feet with plans of further expansion into an adjacent building. The entire expansion highlights an economic development success story that showcases an innovative business with North American and global impacts. BMM employs more than 200 people in 12 countries and operates 11 gaming labs. It also serves more than 400 gaming jurisdictions.
“As our business continues its year-on-year growth, and as we continue to provide gaming product compliance and testing services across North America and international markets, we are proud to make Las Vegas our global business home and celebrate the opening of our wonderful new offices and laboratory space,” said BMM Global President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Storm. “After hiring many staff in Las Vegas over the years, we are looking forward to adding 100 people or so in Las Vegas over the next two years.”
As part of the grand opening celebration on March 7, BMM held a VIP event that included tours of the office space and lab, a meet-and-greet with BMM executives and a ribbon-cutting. The event’s theme, ‘Celebrate Opportunities’, speaks to the opportunities that have evolved from BMM. Among them are: job opportunities with new hires; educational opportunities with BMM’s new scholarship program being developed with UNLV; and Opportunity Village, a charitable organization that BMM supports.
“This is a fantastic milestone in the history of BMM,” said BMM’s Chief Operating Officer – Americas, Mike Dreitzer. “We are delighted and proud to have this state of the art facility in Las Vegas and be part of this dynamic community in the epicenter of gaming. As we continue to grow and strengthen our roots in both Southern Nevada and broader gaming communities, we do so mindful that we represent a critical concept – an effective, market driven choice in Testing and Certification services in the gaming industry.”
BMM is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, providing professional technical and regulatory compliance services to the gaming industry since 1981. At its core, BMM is a systems-expert company that has provided consulting for and tested many of the largest gaming networks and systems over the last 30 years. In addition BMM has been successfully testing and certifying the full scope of Class III casino products for over two decades. BMM authored the first set of independent gaming standards in 1992 and the first set of online gaming standards in 2001. BMM’s world headquarters are in Las Vegas, with offices in: Mexico City, Mexico; Lima, Peru; Melbourne and Sydney, Australia; Singapore, Macau, SAR, China; Busan, South Korea; Moncton, Canada; Barcelona, Spain; Graz, Austria; Rome, Italy; and Midrand, South Africa.