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Trescal Expands Global Calibration Footprint Further With Additional Acquisitions

Trescal has announced the acquisition of IKM Laboratorium, part of IKM Group, a leading supplier of the Norwegian energy sector. This acquisition represents 10M€ in sales and 70 employees. As part of the agreement, IKM Group and Trescal have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to continue exclusively serving IKM Group and its clients.

Trescal also acquired Metrosenzor in Romania and signed the contract to acquire Metracal in Brazil. Total acquisitions since OMERS invested in Trescal now total forty-five companies.

IKM Laboratorium’s acquisition allows Trescal to enter Norway in six locations and reinforce its existing presence in Scandinavia. IKM Laboratorium provides broad accredited calibration and maintenance services in ten domains, with particular expertise in pressure. Beyond their in-house operations, technicians can intervene directly on client offshore platforms.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal CEO: “With the acquisition of IKM Laboratorium in Norway, we enter our 29th country. Our ongoing partnership with IKM Group will foster further growth in the energy sector in Scandinavia.”

Metrosenzor, located in Constanta, allows Trescal to reach a critical size in Romania with 30 additional employees. Its laboratories are Renar accredited in mass and scale and add new capabilities in humidity analysis and liquid volume storage calibration.

Located in Sao Paulo, Metracal is the authorized service provider for Fluke electrical products throughout Brazil. Its ten technicians provide accredited electrical calibration and repair services.

Some 4,300 people work at Trescal around the world to perform 3.3 million operations per year, including 27,000 repairs across 150,000 types of instruments and 20,000 brands.

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