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24/05/2018

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. 

10/04/2018

TRESCAL ACQUIRES SFINT IN FRANCE

Trescal announces the acquisition of SFINT, specialized in temperature measurement.

Founded in 1972 and based in Marolles en Brie (France), SFINT employs 32 people with a sales turnover of 4 million Euros in 2017. The company provides in-house COFRAC accredited calibration services. SFINT also manufactures a wide range of temperature sensors and probes (thermocouples) as well as on-site services, especially furnaces calibration according to the Aerospace Standard AMS 2750E. 

The General Manager, Olivier Garçon, will remain in his current position to pursue the development of the company within Trescal Group.

« We are very pleased that SFINT has joined Trescal. Through this acquisition we will reinforce our national coverage and accelerate our international development. Therefore it’s with great enthusiasm and optimism that we foresee our common future. » says Olivier Garçon, General Manager, SFINT.

« It is a great pleasure to welcome SFINT and their employees within the Trescal Group. It allows us to strengthen our skills in temperature, and to provide an extensive offer of probes and thermocouples to our customers » François Moïse, Deputy General Manager Trescal SA.

This is the 32nd and the last acquisition carried out with the support of the main shareholder Ardian. 

05/04/2018

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES FOUR ACQUISITIONS IN BRAZIL, GERMANY AND THE UNITED STATES

Trescal announces the acquisitions of Vale Balanças, San Jose dos Campos (Brazil); Aicher Kalibrierdienst in Biberach (Germany); Atlas Copco calibration activity in Germany and Massachusetts Metrology in Boston (USA). These acquisitions will add circa €6m turnover to the Group.

Founded in 2009 in Sao Jose dos Campos, Vale Balanças, IPEM accredited, provides calibration and maintenance services for scales up to 80 tons and employs 7 people. The two founders Ademir Pereira and Julio Cesar Moraes will remain with Trescal in their current positions.

Founded in 1997 and based in Biberach, Aicher Kalibrierdienst is a DakkS accredited calibration laboratory specializing in the Life Science industry and employs 10 people. The founder and current CEO, Mr. Aicher, will remain in his current position to develop the Life Science portfolio for Trescal in Germany.

The calibration activity of Atlas Copco is a three laboratories, DakkS accredited, entity which operates from Wetzlar, Kiel and Munich. These one-stop-shop laboratories have good capabilities in electrical and mechanical calibration and employ 36 people for a turnover of €3,5m.

Founded in 1977 and based in the Boston area, Massachusetts Metrology is an A2LA accredited calibration laboratory specializing in temperature and pressure, notably heat treatment according to the AMS 2750E standard for the aerospace industry. Massachusetts Metrology employ 8 people and are active in the aerospace, food and pharmaceuticals industries. Richard Rothstein, the current CEO and owner will remain in his current position to continue the development of Trescal in Massachusetts.

These acquisitions are the 28th, 29th , 30th and 31st acquisitions since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013. 

23/01/2018

TRESCAL TO SHOWCASE CALIBRATION EXPERTISE AT THE SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2018

Trescal will be showcasing its capabilities in the aerospace sector to major industrial players during the Singapore Airshow from February 6-11, 2018.

Located on Stand ‘E23’ the Trescal team will be on hand to speak with show delegates about its multi-domain skills for the aerospace sector which include: CMM Measurements, Dimensional, Electrical, Flow, Force/Torque, Mass, Pressure/Vacuum, Temperature and Volume.

Supporting aerospace manufacturers around the world, Trescal is globally positioned to serve customers wherever they are located; ensuring a responsive and flexible service.

Visitors to the stand can also learn firsthand about Trescal’s recent investment in Malaysia with the acquisition of Pyrometro bringing 4 additional accredited laboratories to its South East Asia network.

Established in Singapore since 2011, today Trescal can serve its customers through a network of 7 accredited calibration laboratories.

Jimmy Evans, General Manager for Trescal in Asia, said: “Our presence at the Singapore Airshow 2018 gives us the opportunity to present our metrology expertise and broad range of skills through a unique One-Stop- Shop offer to international and regional aeronautic industries.”

For further information about Trescal please visit www.trescal.com or visit Stand E 23 where Trescal will be participating in the Singapore Airshow February 6-11, 2018. 

16/01/2018

TRESCAL ACQUIRES ASSI SISTEMAS E INSTRUMENTACIÓN S.L. IN SPAIN

Trescal announces the acquisition of ASSI Sistemas e Instrumentación S.L. (ASSI), the Spanish calibration leader for Life Science industries based in Barcelona (Spain). This is the fifth acquisition in Spain and it expands Trescal’s geographical footprint to Catalonia. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1995, ASSI offers Calibration, Validation, Qualification and Automation services. ASSI has a calibration laboratory in Barcelona, ENAC accredited in: temperature, humidity, pressure, mass, volume, angular velocity, electricity, time & frequency, dimensional and torque. ASSI employs 130 people and generates a turnover of 7,2 million euros.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This acquisition will boost Trescal development within Life Science segment where ASSI has been delivering high added value services for 23 years”.

Josep Maria Cucurella ASSI CEO, said: “Merging a family business within a multinational group is a big challenge. It will ease ASSI access to the marketplace and to new customer segments”.

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