Trescal announces the acquisition of MetricControl, a RvA accredited calibration laboratory based in Hengelo (The Netherlands).

Formerly known as NMi Inspection and Calibration, MetricControl employs 35 people and provides in-house and on-site calibration services. The company is RVA accredited and has skills in the following domains: Electrical, Time Frequency, Dimensional, Mass (Scales), Pressure and Torque. Its sales reached € 3,5 million in 2017.

The CEO, Jaap Hemmes, will remain in his current position to pursue the development and the integration of the company within Trescal Group.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “We are very happy to welcome MetricControl within Trescal Benelux. MetricControl and Jaap will help strengthen our leadership in the area. ”

This is the 2nd acquisition carried out with the support of the main shareholder OMERS.


Trescal acquires RS Calibration in California (USA)

Trescal announces the acquisition of RS Calibration, an A2LA accredited calibration, qualification and validation laboratory dedicated to the life science industry

Founded in 1995 and based in Pleasanton (Northeast of San Francisco), RS Calibration employs 41 people and provides in house or on site calibration and validation services specifically for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Biotech production environments. The company has high calibration expertise in the FDA and cGMP environments and its sales reached $ 5,5 million in 2017.

The CEO and founder, Ralph Sabiel, will remain in his current position to pursue the development of the company within Trescal Group.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This acquisition is very important for the development of Trescal in the United States. It will strengthen our coverage in California and reinforces our ability to serve the life science industry.

This acquisition is the first to be completed subsequent to OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for municipal employees in the Province of Ontario, Canada, becoming Trescal’s main shareholder. 


Trescal Canada to showcase calibration expertise at the CANSEC 2018

Trescal Canada will be showcasing its capabilities in the defense sector during the CANSEC trade show, which will take place on May 30 and May 31st, 2018 in Ottawa.

The CANSEC is one of Canada’s biggest Defense & Security trade show, welcoming more than 11 000 attendees and government officials every year.

Trescal Canada who is now a member of the Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries (CADSI) will be presenting its range of services for the test and measurement instrument in particular its skills and experience for the aeronautic and defense sector.

Trescal Canada combines one site in Montreal and two in Toronto employing altogether 51 people to the service of various industrial sectors, including the Aeronautic, Automotive and Defence industries.

With this first participation in the CANSEC trade show 2018, Trescal Canada highlights its proximity to customers and the ability to offer a broad range of services to meet the needs of the industry.

Pierre Tetrault, President of Trescal Canada states: “I am convinced that we will be able to bring our expertise to the other members, as Trescal is the only metrology supplier with a global presence, as well as having a large experience and knowledge in the field of defense.

For further information, visit booth 117, where Trescal will be participating at the CANSEC in Ottawa on May 30 and May 31st, 2018. 


Trescal in Spain obtains three new accreditations

Trescal in Bilbao (Spain) expands its calibration offer with three new accreditations obtained in December 2017 and January 2018, under the N°33/LC10.182 ENAC reference. The services can be operated both within the laboratory and on-customer’s site, in the following domains:

> Dimensional: Trescal Bilbao is now able to offer calibration services for Point Internal Micrometers (with a measurement range from 6mm to 100mm large) and Gauge blocks (with a measurement range up to 1000mm). These skills are used in automotive and aeronautics sectors.

> DC and Low Frequency Electricity: The electrical skills are now able to provide calibration for 60 Hz+ tension transformers. With this new accreditation, the laboratory targets electrical components manufacturers and other laboratories.

> Accelerometry: thanks to this new accreditation, Trescal can now provide calibration services for accelerometer sensitivity and acceleration (with a measurement range from 5 m/s2 to 200 m/s2). These skills are used in transport, automotive or aeronautics sectors.

With these new accreditations, Trescal’s customers will benefit in price and time. Trescal therefore reinforces its service-oriented strategy in Spain to maintain its position as a leader in calibration and measurement solutions. 



Trescal will be showcasing its capabilities in the aerospace sector during the international Air Show ILA in Berlin. The international aviation faire takes place from April 25th to 29th, 2018 in Berlin.

Trescal generates more than 40% of its global revenue with major aerospace manufacturers. The range of services covers calibration, verification, maintenance, repair, asset management for all most all test & measurement equipment in the dimensional, electrical and physical domains as well as training and consulting.

With the presence at the Berlin Air Show 2018, Trescal highlights its exceptional proximity to customers and the ability to adapt its range of services to the needs of the industry by investing in accreditation and new technologies.

The importance of the aeronautic sector to Trescal is also demonstrated by its participation in the “Berlin Air Show”. As during the trade shows in Paris and Farnborough, Trescal will once again take part in the aerobatics show. The two-seater SA300 Starduster, branded to the company colours, will be flown by the General Secretary of Trescal France, Jean-Marc d’Hulst.