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02/03/2017

Trescal acquires L3M Technologies, in Singapore

Trescal is very proud to announce the acquisition of L3M Technologies Ltd. (L3M), a calibration services provider based in Singapore. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 2014 by a seasoned team of engineers, L3M is a Singlas accredited laboratory specialized in RF & microwave calibation, able to operate on site all over Asia. The four founders will remain with Trescal and help develop the group in Asia. L3M employs 6 people, generates a turnover of 1 MSGD and is motly active in the aeronautic sector.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: "L3M acquisition allows us to offer best-in-class RF & microwave calibration services to our clients in Asia. We aim at a +10% organic growth per year in Asia over the next five years."

This acquisition is the twentieth acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.

02/02/2017

Trescal acquires Digital Measurement Metrology Inc.

Trescal is proud to announce the acquisition of Digital Measurement Metrology Inc. (DMM), a calibration services provider based in Brampton (Toronto - Ontario). The transaction consolidates Trescal’s geographical footprint and technical coverage in Canada. It has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.
Founded in 1989, DMM is a one-stop-shop L-A-B accredited laboratory with strong technical skills in dimensional, force and temperature. DMM employs 12 people, generates a turnover of 2 MCAD and is mostly active in the pharmaceuticals and aeronautics sectors.
Digital Measurement Metrology founder, Bassant Gobin, will remain in his current position to continue leading the growth of the business in the coming years.
Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “DMM acquisition allow us to be present in Ontario, a key state in Trescal’s development in North America. We are now targeting the Canadian west coast.”
This acquisition is the nineteenth acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.

19/01/2017

Trescal awarded SC21 silver status

Trescal has advanced to Supply Chain 21 (SC21) Silver status. The award recognises the progress Trescal has made in terms of business performance and delivery, as well as the quality of relationships cumulated with customers and the wider supply chain.

SC21 is a change programme that is designed to accelerate the competiveness of the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space (ADS) sectors by helping to improve the supply chain. With special attention from our operational teams, supported by its main sponsor Thales UK, Trescal was able to reach and maintain the agreed delivery, quality and sustainability improvement targets laid down within the SC21 standards. 

This award reflects Trescal’s focus on customer service, sustained delivery of fast turnaround times, as well as innovation and productivity, all of which have contributed to the Silver status recognition. 

James Sherlock, Key Accounts Manager at Trescal UK, said “This will be the second year that Trescal has sustained an SC21 award and to have now reached silver is a fantastic achievement. A huge congratulations to our teams in the UK who have been instrumental in achieving this recognition - and a further thank you to our main sponsor Thales UK.”

03/01/2017

Trescal acquires Exphil Calibration Labs Inc.

Trescal announces the acquisition of Exphil Calibration Labs Inc., a calibration services provider based in Long Island (New York). The transaction consolidates Trescal’s geographical footprint and technical coverage in the United States. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1977, Exphil is a one-stop-shop A2LA accredited laboratory with strong technical skills in electrical DC/Low Frequency. Exphil employs 17 people, generates a turnover of 2 M$ and is mostly active in the aeronautics sector.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This new acquisition is fully consistent with our strategy of strengthening our network in North America to better address national tenders and serve our large customers. We still have to penetrate 5 states in the USA.”

This acquisition will bring Trescal’s network in the USA to sixteen accredited calibration laboratories in thirteen states with over 400 employees. It is the eighteenth acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.

17/11/2016

Trescal acquires Metrosul

Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, has announced the acquisition of Metrosul, a leading calibration services provider based in Porto Alegre capital of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

This transaction consolidates Trescal’s geographical footprint and technical coverage in Brazil and has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1995, Metrosul is Inmetro-accredited and has strong skills in dimensional, electricity, temperature, humidity, pressure and mass (scales). With a turnover of around six million reais (1.5 M€), the company employs 55 people and is mostly active in the Automotive, Utilities, and Food & Beverage sectors.

Metrosul founders, Nilo Ardais and Claudio Herman, will remain in their current positions to continue leading the growth of the business in the coming years.

This acquisition will bring Trescal’s network in Brazil to seven accredited calibration laboratories, with over 200 employees. It is the 17th acquisition since Ardian became its majority shareholder in July 2013.

Federico Levenson, General Manager for Spain & Latin America said: “With this acquisition, the Trescal footprint reaches the Brazilian Southern States - a relevant milestone in our South American development. With seven accredited labs spread over the three major Brazilian Regions, 12 accredited mobile labs and dozens of field engineers, delivering accredited services to our customers every day. Trescal has become a referent metrology service provider in Brazil.”

Nilo Ardais, the Metrosul founder said: “We are a best in class, well reputed lab in our Gaucho State. Nevertheless, in these global times we could no longer afford limiting our service delivery to one single state. Trescal is the suitable partner to help us to attain the next steps.”

Mario Cia, Trescal Brazil General Manager said: “Even with the hard times Brazil has come across, we experienced a huge growth in sales during 2016. Metrosul is the ideal platform to pursue our growth into the three Southern States in 2017.”