ParisTrescal, the international specialist in calibration services, has announced the acquisition of Kalibrix (Germany). This acquisition will bring 2 M€ additional turnover.


Based in Lüdenscheid, North Rhine Westphalia, with a second location in Luckenwalde, Brandenburg,

Kalibrix provides One-Stop-Shop accredited services (Dakks) in dimensional and electrical low frequency and is also specialized in material testing machine calibration, which expands Trescal skill range. Kalibrix employs 25 people. The founder – Christian Michel – will stay in his current position to accompany the growth of the business in the coming years and ensure a swift and smooth integration of the company in Trescal.


Timo Grünewälder, Trescal German country manager said: “I am very happy about the Kalibrix-Team joining the Trescal network. Kalibrix not only enhances the Trescal footprint in Germany, with two excellent laboratories, but also brings two mobile calibration laboratories into the group and accreditations for material testing as well. Both companies’ customers will benefit from this acquisition.”


Christian Michel, Kalibrix CEO and Founder added: “Being a member of the Trescal Group gives us the strategic opportunity to develop our business. My colleagues and I are pleased to contribute our performance to the ongoing success of Trescal Group”


This deal was completed with the support of Trescal’s majority shareholder, Ardian, the premium independent private investment company. This is the fifteenth build-up following Ardian’s takeover in July 2013.

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