TRESCAL ACQUIRES TECLABOR SERVICES S.L. IN BRAZIL

Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, announces the acquisition of Teclabor Ltda., a calibration services provider based in Recife (Brazil). This is the third acquisition in Brazil, expanding Trescal’s geographical footprint to the State of Pernambuco. This acquisition has been completed with the support of Ardian, Trescal’s majority shareholder.

Founded in 1985, Teclabor is an accredited one-stop-shop calibration laboratory, with strong capabilities in liquid flow, volume, mass (scales), temperature and humidity domains. Teclabor employ 30 people, generating a turnover of 3,3 million Brazilian Reais (~1,0 m€), being predominantly active in the Food & Beverages sector.

Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO, said: “This acquisition confirms our undisputed leadership in Brazil. With 270 people operating within 8 accredited laboratories (located in Recife, Bahia, Rio De Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo, Taubaté, Sorocaba, and Porto Alegre) and 12 accredited mobile laboratories deployed across Brazilian territories, bringing us closer to our customers every day.”

This acquisition is the twenty-fifth acquisition since the change of ownership to Ardian in July 2013.