Opus announced this morning that its subsidiary Systech Chile Ltda. has opened its first vehicle inspection station in the Maule Region, south of Santiago, Chile. Under an 8-year concession contract with the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication, Systech Chile is providing vehicle emission and road worthiness inspections in three inspection stations in Curic, Parral, and Constitucin. The opening of the Curic inspection station, known as Plantas de Revisin Tcnica (PRT), is the first of nine stations, in multiple regions, currently being designed, built and operated by Systech Chile stated Rigoberto Bahamonde, Director of Latin American Operations. The PRT stations contain Opus Inspections fully automated, state-of-the-art, multi-position lanes for both light and heavy duty vehicles, Bahamonde continued. "We are pleased to have obtained approval of the Ministry to open our state-of-the-art PRT station in Curic today," said Chris Smith, Opus Inspections Vice President of Operations. "We look forward to providing fast, convenient inspection services in Maule, and the other regions where we have been selected to build new PRT stations." The Maule Region concession PRTs will conduct approximately 65,000 paid vehicle inspections a year.