HOWELL, MICHIGAN - Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, announces the acquisitions of QTI and QTI Validaciones, a Spanish specialist in calibration, qualification and validation services, dedicated to the pharmaceutical industries. Based in Madrid and Barcelona, respectively, they are the 6th and 7th acquisitions in Spain, thus strengthening Trescal’s footprint in Catalonia.

QTI and QTI Validaciones collectively employ 77 people. Both provide in-house and on-site calibration services as well as on-site qualification and validation services. QTI provides ENAC accredited calibrations in Climatic, Pressure, Temperature and Humidity. Their cumulative 2018 sales will exceed 4 million Euros.

QTI and QTI Validaciones founders, Raul Ballesteros, Roberto Español and Valentin Martinez, will remain in their current positions to pursue the development and the integration of the companies within Trescal Group.

“The acquisition of QTI and QTI Validaciones confirms our commitment to the Life Sciences sector and our will to become the reference partner addressing the complex and evolving needs of pharmaceutical industries across Europe,” says Guillaume Caroit, Trescal Deputy CEO.

These are the 7th and 8th acquisitions carried out with the support of the main shareholder OMERS.


Trescal, the international specialist in calibration provides a broad range of services for the test and measurement equipment market. Trescal is represented in 22 countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, Romania and Tunisia. Supplementing the standard technical services (verification, calibration and repair of T&M instruments), Trescal offers their expertise for the implementation and acquisition of measurement systems, customized equipment pool management software solutions, metrology and technical support, and training. Trescal operates in +120 owned calibration laboratories and employs over 3,250 people across the world. Trescal services 40,000 customers in various sectors such as Defense, Aerospace, Aeronautics, Automotive, Power Generation & Utilities, Electronics Manufacturing, Communications and Medical & Chemistry. Trescal’s Pro Forma sales reached +300 million Euros.