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24/10/2019

[ASIA] TRESCAL MALAYSIA ACHIEVES SUCCESSFULLY ISO/IEC 17025:2017 ACCREDITATION

Malaysia, 24th October 2019.

Trescal, the global specialist in calibration services has successfully completed the migration to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for all its operations in Malaysia.

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

The Trescal companies and locations awarded this upgrade to the new standard are:

> Pyrometro Services (M) Sdn Bhd: Shah Alam - SAMM No 11, Penang - SAMM 325, Perak - SAMM No 407, Johor Bahru - SAMM No. 578

> Northlab SEAMS (M) Sdn Bhd: Shah Alam - SAMM No. 49, Labuan - SAMM No. 596

Pyrometro (Trescal company) is the first laboratory in Malaysia to complete this transition. The migration audit was assessed by seven SAMM’s Technical Assessors and two observers from APLAC (Japan & Cambodia).

Trescal Malaysia will continue to service its customers with high quality services and demonstrate its commitment to the calibration industry. Trescal continues to expand its capabilities in metrology and to serve its customers with a single source solution.

13/06/2019

TRESCAL MOVES INTO THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND CALIBRATION MARKETS

Paris, June 13th, 2019. Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, is taking a new step in Asia

Pacific with the acquisition of Australian Calibrating Services, present in Australia and New Zealand.

Founded in 1969, Australian Calibrating Services is among the largest calibration services providers in Australia, employing 45 people and generating revenue close to AUD 10m (EUR 6m).

Australian Calibrating Services operates four laboratories located in the main economic areas, Victoria (Melbourne), New South Wales (Sydney), Queensland (Brisbane) and South Australia (Adelaide) as well as two on-site operations in Western Australia (Perth) and in New Zealand (Auckland). NATA (Australia) and IANZ (New Zealand) accredited, the company provides services to its industrial customers including in-house and on-site calibration, covering a broad range of technical skills, with particular expertise in force, torque and temperature.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This acquisition confirms our strategy to extend our footprint in Asia where we plan to add one to two new countries per year by the end of 2022.”

This is the 15th acquisition since the change of ownership to Omers in April 2018.

14/05/2019

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES THREE ACQUISITIONS IN BRAZIL, SWITZERLAND AND THE USA

Paris, May 14, 2019. Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services announces the acquisitions of Gero in Cerquilho (Brazil), MCS Laboratory AG in Lucerne (Switzerland) and Integrated Service Solutions (ISS) near Philadelphia in the USA. These acquisitions will bring an additional turnover of circa 10 million Euros to the group.

Founded in 1991 in Cerquilho in the state of Sao Paulo, Gero holds the largest number of INMETRO accredited domains in Brazil. The laboratory provides in-house and on-site calibration services to the automotive, energy and electronics industries. It employs 64 people and its technical skills, particularly in acoustics, gas flow and radio frequency, enhance the technical capabilities of Trescal, consolidating its status as the leader in the Brazilian market.

With the acquisition of MCS, based near Lucerne, Trescal is strengthening its presence in Switzerland. The group’s technical offering has now been supplemented with new skills in temperature, humidity and pressure. The SAS -accredited laboratory founded in 2006 employs 4 people and specializes in the Life Sciences sector. The two founders, Hansrudolf Imhof and Werner Zgraggen, will remain in place to further the development of this entity.                                        

The acquisition of ISS enables Trescal to expand its presence to Pennsylvania and to increase its expertise in pipette calibration and gas detection & concentration. It will strengthen the group’s ability to address the Life Sciences sector in the US. ISS was founded in 1988 and employs 51 people.

These are the 12th, 13th and 14th acquisitions since the change of ownership to Omers in April 2018.

02/04/2019

[ASIA] Trescal Singapore achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

Singapore, 02th April 2019.

Trescal, the global specialist in calibration services has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for its operations in Singapore. ISO 9001:2015 is an international standard for a quality management system implemented within a company to meet the customers’ requirements and to continually find ways of improvement. The certification was granted for both sites: - 31, Ubi Road 1, #03-07 Aztech Building Singapore 408694 - 1 Seletar Aerospace Crescent, Singapore 797565 It encompasses on-site and off-site calibration, maintenance, inspection and testing services after sales technical advice and consultancy as well as the development of calibration and testing methods in metrology. Trescal Singapore decided to work towards the ISO 9001 certification to demonstrate their commitment to improve the overall performance and to maintain a high level of quality. With the implementation of ISO 9001, they will be able to measure customers’ satisfaction and analyze the risks and opportunities for improvement. Trescal Singapore continues to strive to exceed customer expectations and focus on the quality assurance.

15/01/2019

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES THREE ACQUISITIONS IN BELGIUM, FRANCE AND BRAZIL

Paris, January 15th, 2019.
 
Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, announces the acquisitions of LBT Testing and Calibration, near Brussels (Belgium); C2M in Rouen (France); Metrology in Vitoria (Brazil).
These acquisitions will add circa €3m turnover to the Group.
 
Founded in 1992 in Louvain-la-Neuve, near Brussels, LBT provides in-house and on-site BELAC accredited
calibration services as well as validation services to the Life Sciences Industry and employs 16 people. Its
technical expertise covers climatic, carbon dioxide incubator calibration, humidity and temperature. The
manager Roland Platteau will remain with Trescal to pursue the development and the integration of the company within Trescal Group.
 
Metrology, based in Vitoria, is one of the two private owned laboratories delivering accredited calibration in
the state of Espirito Santo and employs 8 people. This acquisition expands Trescal’s technical and
geographical footprint and consolidates the group’s leadership over the Brazilian metrology services
marketplace. Filippe Aderne Maia who currently runs the company will remain in his position.
 
The C2M team of 4 people integrates the Trescal Rouen branch bringing their expertise in electrical,
temperature, humidity and pressure calibration as well as their know-how in first level repair.
 
These are the 9th, 10th and 11th acquisitions since the change of ownership to Omers in April 2018.