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05/12/2017

TRESCAL ACQUIRES TWO COMPANIES IN SPAIN AND CANADA

Trescal announces the acquisitions of Calibración de analizadores de gas SL. (Calgas), a calibration services provider based in Madrid (Spain) and of Industrial Systech Ltd (ISL) in Toronto (Canada). These acquisitions have been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 2003, Calgas delivers the most complete span of ENAC accredited calibration services for gas analyzers together with accredited gas flow. Calgas employs 10 people, generating a turnover of 600K€ and is active in the ICT(Inspection, Certification and Test), Oil & Gas and Food & Beverages sectors. This is the fourth acquisition in Spain since 2014 and it expands Trescal’s accreditation technical scope to the calibration of gas analysers.

Founded in 1991 and based in Toronto, ISL is a ANAB accredited calibration laboratory specializing in temperature, heat temperature in particular, according to the AMS 2750E standard for the aerospace industry and in pressure. ISL also manufactures and sells bespoke thermocouples. ISL employs 3 people, generating a turnover of 1,0 m CAD and is active in the Aerospace, Automotive and Energy sectors. This is the 3rd acquisition in Canada since 2016.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “ These acquisitions illustrate our commitment to technical excellence and our constant determination to expand our offering such as calibration of gas analysers »

These acquisitions are the twenty-sixth and twenty seventh acquisitions since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013. 

06/11/2017

TRESCAL ACQUIRES TECLABOR SERVICES S.L. IN BRAZIL

Trescal announces the acquisition of Teclabor Ltda., a calibration services provider based in Recife (Brazil). This is the third acquisition in Brazil, expanding Trescal’s geographical footprint to the State of Pernambuco. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, Trescal’s majority shareholder.

Founded in 1985, Teclabor is an accredited one-stop-shop calibration laboratory, with strong capabilities in liquid flow, volume, mass (scales), temperature and humidity domains. Teclabor employ 30 people, generating a turnover of 3,3 million Brazilian Reais (~1,0 m€), being predominantly active in the Food & Beverages sector.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This acquisition confirms our undisputed leadership in Brazil. With 270 people operating within 8 accredited laboratories (located in Recife, Bahia, Rio De Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo, Taubaté, Sorocaba, and Porto Alegre) and 12 accredited mobile laboratories deployed across Brazilian territories, bringing us closer to our customers every day.”

This acquisition is the twenty-fifth acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013. 

02/11/2017

Trescal acquires A+ Métrologie, a subsidiary of the Apave Group

Trescal today announces the acquisition of A+ Métrologie, a subsidiary of the Apave Group, a major player on the French test and measurement market.
 

Founded in 2000, A+ Métrologie has 14 multi-disciplined calibration laboratories spread across France employing 320 people (of which 250 engineers and technicians) and achieved a turnover of € 27 million in 2016.

This acquisition will allow customers of both companies, Trescal and A+ Métrologie, to benefit from many complementary features: broader offer of accredited calibration services, more extensive measurement capabilities and a greater geographical coverage.

 

This acquisition was carried out with the support of ARDIAN, an independent private investment company and majority shareholder of the Trescal Group. It is the 24th acquisition since ARDIAN ownership in July 2013.

 

"This sale enables the Apave Group to accelerate its development on its core business: Risk Management. With Trescal, we have chosen a major French player who offers the best development prospects for this activity in France, as well as abroad for A+ Métrologie.
Trescal will be able to rely on the skills and professionalism of its 320 new employees. "declares Van Phuc Lê, President of Apave Development and Vice President of Apave

 

"It is with great pleasure that we welcome A+ Métrologie into the Trescal Group. This is a unique opportunity in France to offer our customers a more complete catalogue of services through a strengthened network of calibration laboratories”, says François Moïse, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Trescal SA.

31/10/2017

TRESCAL ACQUIRES PYROMETRO SERVICES (M) SDN BHD IN MALAYSIA

Trescal announces the acquisition of Pyrometro Services (M) Sdn Bhd (Pyrometro), a calibration services provider based in Malaysia. This first step in Malaysia expands Trescal’s geographical footprint and technical coverage in South East Asia. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1992 in Kuala Lumpur, Pyrometro is a Malaysian one-stop-shop calibration company comprising four accredited laboratories all across the country, with a wide range of domains covered (temperature, humidity, pressure, dimensional, ...) and very strong capabilities in torque, force, mass, electrical DC/LF, volume and liquid measurements parameters. Pyrometro employs 168 people, generates a turnover of 15 million Malaysian Ringgit (~3,0 m€) and is mostly active in the Life Sciences sector.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “We are delighted to continue our Asian external growth strategy with Pyrometro and its excellent management team, Mrs. Cindy Tan and Mr. Teo. They will stay on board to accompany our development in Malaysia. Our ambition is to reach 40 to 50 M€ sales in Asia by 2022 through organic growth and acquisitions.”

This acquisition is the twenty-third acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.

25/09/2017

Partnership with Guildline Instruments

GUILDLINE the world-leader in designing and manufacturing precise standards and instruments for electrical DC/LF measurements, have chosen Trescal as Preferred Supplier in Europe and Africa.

This agreement recognizes Trescal’s expertise in metrology and maintenance.

Trescal will perform calibration and repair services on Guildline instruments in compliance with procedures drawn up by GUILDLINE, accreditation rules and international standards.

The agreement which took effect on January 1st is valid for a period of 3 years.

“Guildline Instruments has been designing and manufacturing world-leading electrical measurement instruments and standards for over 60 years; and Trescal has been delivering world-class calibration and repair services for over 35 years. This Agreement allows both Companies to provide Guildline and Trescal customers with the best in class calibration and repair services .” Richard Timmons, P.Eng, President, Canada

“This new partnership with one of the major and best in class supplier of electrical measuring equipment testifies of the excellence of our laboratories and guarantees high quality services for Guildline products” says Francis, Richard, CTO Trescal. 

 

ABOUT GUILDLINE INSTRUMENTS

Guildline Instruments manufactures and markets ultra-precise instruments for electrical metrology. Our products are used for research and as the primary instrument with respect to establishing traceability to fundamental electrical standards. Key customer markets include national research laboratories, national metrology institutes, militaries, nuclear power plants, aerospace, companies in the electrical and power industry, and calibration laboratories.

Additional information is available online at www.guildline.com