Trescal acquires companies in Spain and Canada
Published: 5 December 2017 - Victoria White
Trescal has acquired Calibración de analizadores de gas SL. (Calgas), a calibration services provider based in Madrid (Spain) and of Industrial Systech Ltd (ISL) in Toronto (Canada). These acquisitions have been completed with the support of Ardian, its majority shareholder.
Founded in 2003, Calgas delivers the most complete span of ENAC accredited calibration services for gas analyzers together with accredited gas flow. Calgas employs 10 people, generating a turnover of €600,000 and is active in the ICT(Inspection, Certification and Test), Oil & Gas and Food & Beverages sectors. This is the fourth acquisition in Spain since 2014 and it expands Trescal’s accreditation technical scope to the calibration of gas analysers.
Founded in 1991 and based in Toronto, ISL is a ANAB accredited calibration laboratory specializing in temperature, heat temperature in particular, according to the AMS 2750E standard for the aerospace industry and in pressure. ISL also manufactures and sells bespoke thermocouples. ISL employs 3 people, generating a turnover of 1,0 m CAD and is active in the Aerospace, Automotive and Energy sectors. This is the third acquisition in Canada since 2016.
Guillaume Caroit, Trescal deputy CEO, said: “ These acquisitions illustrate our commitment to technical excellence and our constant determination to expand our offering such as calibration of gas analysers »
These acquisitions are the twenty-sixth and twenty seventh acquisitions since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.