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11/03/2013

Trescal acquires ISOCAL Elektronische Geräte GmbH in Austria

Trescal, the international specialist for calibration services, reinforced its geographical and technical coverage in Central Europe with the acquisition of Isocal GmbH, a leading calibration service provider in Austria.

With a turnover of € 2.5 million, Isocal has 17 employees across 2 laboratories located in Vienna and Graz. They are specialized in electrical, temperature and pressure calibration with on-site teams servicing clients in the Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Electronics sectors.
The high level of skills and accreditation in low frequency power, including the particularities of AC power, high voltage, DC/AC current and the broad range in temperature accreditation (-80° to 660°C)
enhance Trescal ‘s technical offer in Central Europe.
«This new acquisition consolidates our position in Central Europe enabling us to serve our customers in the neighbouring countries. It reinforces our “one-stop-shop” offer in calibration services for test and measurement equipment and broadens our accredited domain offering. » says Guillaume Caroit, General Secretary Trescal Group.
Gerald Kern, founder of Isocal says "The integration of ISOCAL into the Trescal organisation will enlarge our calibration service offer to our customers and will give our teams the ability to share best practises and expertise with a common goal to better serve our clients. This merger will support the continuous and sustainable growth and strengthen the leading position of ISOCAL in Austria as in the surrounding countries. We are very glad to become part of the Trescal family!.”.
Remi Carnimolla, 3i Partner, and Xavier de Prévoisin, 3i Director, commented: "We are delighted to announce this new acquisition abroad: once again, Trescal shows how a proven model can develop despite a challenging business environment. With 3i’s support, Trescal continues its international expansion to strengthen its leading position and create an integrated group to serve its global clients”.
With this acquisition, Trescal offers a wide range of calibration services through an unequalled worldwide network that reaches over 62 own calibration laboratories. This is the twelfth acquisition of the group since 2007 in 10 different countries.