Trescal, a metrology services specialist, is expanding its geographic coverage within the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Korea Testing Instruments Calibration Center (KTICC) in South Korea and IPAC Solutions in Australia, strengthening its presence in Brazil with Metrologia's Instituto Amazonense and adding contactless 3D measurement expertise through the acquisition of Physical Digital in the UK.
"These acquisitions reflect our strategy to support our clients around the world; our goal is to triple in size in the Asia Pacific region by 2022 and continue to consolidate our presence in North America,"said Guillaume Caroit, Managing Director of Trescal.
Since its acquisition by Omers in April 2018, Trescal has completed 21 acquisitions confirming its desire to accelerate its international development.
Founded in 1982, KTICC employs 57 people with a turnover of 5.3 million euros. Based in Seoul and accredited by the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme, the laboratory has developed expertise in the fields of fiber optics, electric (DC/LF/RF), gas detection, dimensionality and temperature.
IPAC Solutions was founded in 1988 and employs 41 people at three locations (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane) with a turnover of 6.1 million euros with customers in the agri-food and life sciences sectors. The main areas covered by IPAC Solutions are temperature, humidity, pressure and deforthtry, mainly on-site. Its complementarity with ACS, Trescal's first acquisition in Australia in May 2019, allows the group to provide a one-stop shop service offering to the Australian market.
Instituto Amazonense de Metrologia, established in 1997 and located in Manaus, consolidates Trescal's position in the state of the Amazon following the acquisition of Setting in June 2019. It employs 16 people with a turnover of around 0.5 million euros. It offers laboratory and on-site metrology services in seven accredited fields.
Founded in 2005 in Guildford, Physical Digital is a contactless 3D measurement company for the automotive, energy and aerospace sectors. According to Trescal, it is the first company in the world accredited by NADCAP, a project that is the result of working with the United States for quality assurance in the aerospace and defence sectors. The company employs 12 people and has a turnover of 1.2 million euros.
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