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06/12/2018

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES TWO ACQUISITIONS IN THE USA AND IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

Paris, December 6th, 2018. Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, announces the acquisitions of MATsolutions based in the United States (Dallas) and of NorthLab in South-East Asia.

Founded in 1992, MATsolutions is a PJLA ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited calibration laboratory with skills in electrical, mechanical, optical, physical and dimensional. The company also provides multibrand second hand retrofitted / repaired test and measurement equipment. MATsolutions employs 24 people and its sales reached $ 6.5 million in 2017 with customers in Telecom, Electronics and Engineering industries.

Founded in 1996, NorthLab is an international calibration service provider with a presence in Singapore and Malaysia (Selangor and Labuan). The laboratories are respectively accredited SAC-SINGLAS (ISO/IEC 17025) and SAMM (ISO/IEC 17025) and address customers active in the Oil & Gas, Shipyard, and Aerospace industries. The group employs 90 people and its sales reached a turnover of €4 million in 2017.

Two of the four founders, Sunil Nair and Vaidyanathan Srikrishnan will remain in the company to pursue the development and the integration of the company within Trescal.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “These two acquisitions embody our yearn to aggressively develop our presence in North America and Asia; our goal in South East Asia is to reach 30 M€ sales by the end of 2019 with a mix of double digit organic growth and 3 to 4 additional acquisitions.”

These are the 5th and 6th acquisition carried out with the support of the main shareholder OMERS.

13/11/2018

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES TWO ACQUISITIONS IN THE USA AND IN FRANCE

Paris, November 13th, 2018

Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, announces the acquisition of Diamond Technical Services (DTS) based in the United States (Boston) and the acquisition of ACTEAM Industries in France (Nantes).

Founded in 2003, DTS is a ANAB ISO 17025 (2005) accredited calibration laboratory with skills in dimensional, pressure and temperature, particularly in accordance to the requirements of AMS 2750E specifications. DTS employs 23 people and its sales reached $ 2.5 million in 2017.

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

Founded in 2006, ACTEAM is the French leader in high-accuracy assembly tools and also provides COFRAC accredited calibration services in torque. The company employs 12 people and its sales reached a turnover of 2.1 million euros in 2017. The company addresses all industrial sectors in particular Aeronautics, Automotive, Transport and Energy.

The founder and CEO, Christophe Poisson, will remain in his current position to pursue the development and the integration of the company within Trescal.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said:

“We are very happy to welcome DTS in Trescal in the USA. We are broadening our technical offer in the Boston area now addressing customers in the Aerospace as well as in Life science and Food industries. With the acquisition of Acteam Industries, we complete our services in torque with a multi-brand expertise unmatched in France and in Europe for the maintenance and repair of assembly tools and equipment. "

These are the 3rd and 4th acquisitions carried out with the support of the main shareholder OMERS.

01/10/2018

TRESCAL IS AWARDED WITH THE PREFERRED SUPPLIER STATUS FOR BOSCH GROUP

Paris, September 28th, 2018.

Robert Bosch GmbH the leading global supplier of technology and services offering innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry has awarded Trescal, the worldwide specialist in calibration services with the status of Preferred Supplier globally.
This agreement recognizes Trescal’s with superior competence and performance in calibrations and related services.
Trescal will carry out in their own laboratories calibrations and repairs for physical, mechanical, electrical and dimensional test and measurement equipment in all the countries where the group is implemented and will bring onsite services in all other countries.
Enrico Wolf Key Account Manager says :
“We are very proud to be recognized as a Preferred Supplier of Bosch Group. This award demonstrates we deliver high quality services and how we are able to customize our services for each individual requirement of Bosch.”

07/06/2017

Trescal, partner of the Aeronautics and Space industry, to take part in the 2017 International Paris Air Show

Trescal continues to strengthen its position at the heart of the aerospace and defence markets through new and existing partnerships. Representing over € 10 million per year, the business segment represents approximately 45 per cent of Trescal sales – highlighting the importance of the Paris Air Show to the Group.

Thanks to its global "One-Stop-Shop" offering in calibration services and its proven expertise in calibration management, the Group is able to guarantee a high level of quality and consolidate its unmatched position in the global market.

Trescal group participates in numerous aeronautical trade shows around the world (Bourget, Farnborough, Berlin, Marrakech, Singapore) and participates in many of the shows with its Starduster SA300 Trescal biplane.

Returning from its partnership mission with the Patrouille de France in the USA and Canada, the Trescal plane will once again take to the skies at the Paris Show, performing aerobatic demonstrations during the air show. Trescal pursues its strategy of supporting its clients where they are established through  acquisitions, industrial investments and the creation of new laboratories in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia.
For industrial players in the aeronautics sector, Trescal wants to be a true partner capable of providing initiatives programs for their international projects.

Trescal will be present at the Paris Air Show June 19-25, 2017: Hall 2B - Stand E 155

02/05/2017

Trescal acquires Acucal Inc. in the USA

Trescal is proud to announce the acquisition of Acucal Inc., a leading calibration services provider present in Virginia, North Carolina, Arizona and Hawaii, USA.
This transaction consolidates Trescal's geographical footprint and technical coverage in the United States and has been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, Acucal is A2LA-accredited and has strong technical skills in DC / Low Frequency and RF / Microwave. Besides its four laboratories, the company also operates through a fleet of six state-of-the-art mobile laboratories throughout the country. With a turnover of around $ 5.3 million, the company employs 40 people and is mostly active in the Electronics, Aeronautics and Defense sectors.
Acucal's founder and managing director, Thomas Efaw, will remain in his current position and will report to Kathy Boyd, Trescal Inc. President.

With this acquisition, Trescal's network will include 20 laboratories in the US, with 450 employees. It is the 22nd acquisition since Ardian takeover in July 2013.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: "We are thrilled with Acucal joining us. Their geographical presence is a perfect fit, particularly in Arizona and Virginia. Acucal's broad experience in operating mobile laboratories will provide flexibility and additional reach for the upcoming national tenders. "

Thibault Basquin, Managing Director Ardian Mid Cap Buyout, added: "This new acquisition demonstrates the commitment of Trescal's management and Ardian to actively pursue the strategy of targeted acquisitions in North America. The market is still very fragmented with strong possibilities for growth. This is another example of how Ardian supports its portfolio companies in their ambitious international development plans. "