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03/04/2017

Trescal acquires Gebhardt Instruments in Germany

Trescal is proud to announce the acquisition of Gebhardt Instruments, a German calibration services provider based in Ruhla (Thuringia). The transaction consolidates Trescal’s geographical footprint and technical coverage in Germany. It will enable Trescal in Germany to optimize their logistics process and to reduce turnaround time for customers thanks to the central geographical location of Gebhardt Instruments. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1993, Gebhardt Instruments is a DAkkS accredited laboratory specialized in dimensional and hardness calibration and have excellent repair capabilities for hardness testers and dimensional measurement instruments. The company employs 17 people, generates a turnover of 1,2 M€ and is highly active in the automotive sector.
This acquisition is the twenty first acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.

27/03/2017

Trescal participates with French Air Force PAF tour of U.S.

Trescal, the fastest growing instrument calibration and services company in the U.S., announces its participation with the French Air Force’s precision aerobatic
demonstration team, the Patrouille de France (PAF) during its tour of the U.S.  The PAF tour commemorates the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War One (WWI).

It has been more than 30 years since the PAF performed in North America. Trescal, with global headquarters in France, is one of a few companies invited to be partners on this exceptional mission which underscores the strong historical relationship between France and the Unites States. The dates of the tour are March 23 – May 6.

Formed in 1952, the PAF flies eight Alpha‐Jet aircraft.

Trescal was chosen as a symbol of the excellence of the French SME, strongly established in the United States and which continues to invest massively as well as for its advanced expertise very related to the aeronautics and defense sector.

“Trescal has a longstanding relationship with the aeronautics, defense and pace industries throughout the world,” says Kathy Boyd, president of Trescal, Inc. in the U.S. “Globally, the group generates more than 50% of its sales in this market sector. We are proud to be part of such an important event with such a dynamic presence.”

“I sincerely thank the French Air Force and also the French Government to allow a mid‐size company like us to participate in such a unique event with our US and Canadian friends, combining industry and history ! and with our aerobatic aircraft included in the program !!!” adds Olivier Delrieu CEO Trescal Group.

Trescal’s Aerobatics Plane Joins the Tour

The partnership with the French Air Patrol is highlighted by the participation of the Trescal Starduster SA300 aircraft. This aerobatics biplane is piloted by Jean‐Marc d’Hulst, the Deputy General Manager of Trescal France, a qualified pilot in advanced aerobatics. The Starduster will fly and be on display at air shows attended by the PAF:

  • Melbourne Air Show (April 1‐2) and SUN ‘n FUN (April 4) in Florid
  • Maxwell Air Force Base Air Show in Alabama (April 8‐9)
  • Stewart Air Show in New York (April 23)
  • Aero 150 in Gatineau/Ottawa Canada (April 30)
  • Trescal Mirabel Air show in Montreal Canada (May 1)

Trescal will also take advantage of stopovers by Starduster during the tour to organize private events for its customers and staff in Dallas, Atlanta, and Charlotte.

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.”