- Trescal acquires the Dutch metrology laboratory MetricControl.
- MetricControl is an RvA accredited calibration laboratory based in Hengelo, Netherlands.
MetricControl, formerly called NMi Inspection and Calibration, MetricControl, which achieved a turnover of 3.5 million euros in 2017, employs 35 people.
This Dutch metrology laboratory covers the fields of electrical, time/frequency, dimensional, mass , pressure and torque. It offers calibration services in the laboratory and on site.
Its current CEO, Jaap Hemmes, will remain in office to continue the development of this entity within the group Trescal.
This acquisition is the second acquisition, after the Californian RS Calibration acquisition in May 2018, since the acquisition of Trescal by Omers, the main shareholder of the Trescal group.
Ardian announced at the end of 2017 its intention to sell Trescal to the private equity investment activity of the Canadian pension fund Omers. This transfer was formalized on April 4, 2018.
Since July 2013, the investment company Ardian has been the majority shareholder of the Trescal group, which has acquired 32 laboratories throughout the world with its support since that date.