TRESCAL, a leading international calibration specialist, has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in MEC Q, a provider of calibration services in Brazil. With 17 accredited domains and 5 laboratories in the main industrial regions (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Bahia), MEC-Q is a Brazilian market leader and has a strong presence in the automotive and oil and gas industries.
With 205 million euros in revenue in 2015 and 2,150 employees in 19 countries, TRESCAL is a global supplier of a wide range of services for testing and measurement equipment. The group has 29,000 customers in various sectors, including defense, aerospace and automotive.
The agreement was concluded with the support of the majority shareholder of TRESCAL, the Private Equity fund Ardian, and reflects TRESCAL's strategy to become a world leader in the sector.
Since 2012, TRESCAL has completed 13 acquisitions to reinforce its presence in Europe, USA and South America.